Research News

  • December 11, 2017

    graphic for board game called Lost and Found.

    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 President and professors posing with award

    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

    Logo for "National Science Foundation"

    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

    Portrait of Owen Gottlieb

    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.