WHAM-TV talks to student Nicole Baldwin, applied arts and sciences, and Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer of computing security, about security concerns surrounding FaceApp, a mobile app that transforms faces in photo.
A therapeutic game called Space Adventure designed by an RIT class officially launched this month on the Rochester Society for the Protection and Care of Children (SPCC) website. The SPCC specializes in supporting families whose lives have been impacted by trauma.
In an effort to expand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education for all, RIT is developing a new program to help other colleges compete for federal government funding that supports programming for talented, low-income students.
Steve Hoover, former chief technology officer and senior vice president at Xerox and former chief executive officer of the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), has been named to the newly created position of endowed executive director of RIT’s Global Cybersecurity Institute.
RIT computing professor Linwei Wang, whose research is advancing non-invasive personalized healthcare for heart diseases, is receiving the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.
RIT will use a $5.5 million federal grant to grow a program that trains the next generation of cybersecurity professionals who will help secure the nation. The National Science Foundation awarded RIT the five-year grant that will renew funding for the CyberCorps: Scholars for Service program.
A team RIT computing professors are finalists in the National Science Foundation 2026 Idea Machine competition for their proposal on Integrated Human-Machine Intelligence, beating out more than 800 other ideas.