Research News

  • April 25, 2018

    App makes museum experience more accessible

    NTID is launching a mobile app to be used in its Dyer Arts Center that provides content in various forms, including video in American Sign Language, transcripts and audio and visual descriptions.
  • December 11, 2017

    Professor launches games about religious legal systems

    A team of interdisciplinary researchers, designers and developers led by Owen Gottlieb, an assistant professor of interactive games and media at RIT, has produced two first-of-their-kind table-top games that aim to promote and enhance the public understanding of religion and law.
  • November 14, 2017

    RIT Access Technology IdeaLab lead Dan Harel instructs during the event that ran Nov. 4-5 at RIT.

    Multidisciplinary teams apply problem-solving skills during IdeaLab event

    Rochester Institute of Technology students and faculty from various disciplines put their creative problem-solving skills to good use earlier this month. Working collaboratively, they examined challenges faced by client organizations and then presented conceptual solutions to them during a two-day event.

  • October 22, 2017

    Matthew Wright sits and works on a computer, a bunch of wires bound together framing the photo.

    A new approach to securing networks

    RIT’s cybersecurity experts are studying the past, present and future of cybersecurity to gain a better understanding of the role that humans—and their behavior—play in keeping our technology secure.
  • August 16, 2017

    Two logos side by side, one for the USA National Security Agency and the other for the US Department of Homeland Security.

    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

    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

    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.