Research News

  • August 16, 2017

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    RIT recognized for cyber defense research

    RIT has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research, which recognizes the university for its significant contributions in defending America’s cyberspace through computing security research.
  • May 9, 2017

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    RIT wins big in statewide Game Dev Challenge

    RIT’s Center for MAGIC announced the winners of the first-ever New York State Game Development Challenge, with Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and RIT President Bill Destler. Teams from RIT won first place in both the student and independent developer categories.
  • April 28, 2017

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    Two graduate students earn NSF fellowships

    Larwan Berke and Brendan John, graduate students in RIT’s B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, each received a three-year, $34,000 annual stipend from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
  • December 12, 2016

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    Professor gets grant to help gaming scholars

    Owen Gottlieb, assistant professor in the School of Interactive Games and Media and research affiliate in the MAGIC Center, received a National Science Foundation grant to design a capacity-building program tailored to early-career scholars.
  • September 16, 2016

    Professor to study K-12 computing education

    Adrienne Decker, assistant professor of interactive games and media, received a $1.19 million grant to study the long-term effects of pre-college computing activities.
  • June 7, 2016

    RIT forms Center for Cybersecurity

    Matthew Wright, a leading expert in internet security and privacy, will join RIT in August as director of the new Center for Cybersecurity.
  • June 2, 2016

    Pengcheng Shi to lead GCCIS in research

    Pengcheng Shi, director of the computing and information sciences Ph.D. program, has been named associate dean for Research and Scholarship of the B. Thomas Golisano College.
  • April 13, 2016

    RIT joins research experience program

    Undergraduate students from around the country will try their hand at research as part of an upcoming Research Experience for Undergraduates program at RIT.