Our researchers are working on the cutting-edge of fields that include accessibility, human-computer interaction, and networking and systems administration.
Research centers like the Center for Accessibility and Inclusion Research (CAIR) bring together diverse faculty who conduct and publish research at leading computing and education venues on accessibility and assistive technology for diverse users, including people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, people who are blind, people with communication impairments, and older adults.
The iSchool has a long-standing history of innovation and embracing new ideas. We offered the first BS Information Technology degree in the country and one of the first BS Human-Centered Computing degrees. The iSchool offers more online degrees, more interdisciplinary degrees, and more degrees at RIT global campuses than any other unit in the university. In addition, the iSchool has served as an incubator for nationally acclaimed programs in Computing Security and Game Design and Development, now offered through other college units. The iSchool has also been home to recipients of the university’s top teaching award, top scholarship award, ACM Distinguished Members and Fellows, and worldwide professional society leaders.
The Golisano College is one of the most comprehensive computing colleges in the nation, and as such, iSchool researchers are producing groundbreaking work in a number of fields including:
Our students are rock stars who are deeply passionate about their fields of study and the iSchool community! From student clubs to our Student Ambassadors, we have highly engaged students who help enrich the college experience for our department community, while providing guidance and mentorship to fellow students with questions about things like research and co-ops.
Learn more about the journey of student Dominique Molee, who did co-ops with both Vanguard and the Walt Disney company, in addition to studying abroad at RIT’s Croatia campus.
There are more than 30 faculty members across the computing field, including Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer Interaction, and Networking and System Administration. We offer curriculums for students with hands-on experience and interface between people and technologies. In these fields, there are many collaborations with highly equipped labs. Many faculty connect with each other and support each other as an iSchool community. An iSchool research with student engagement is something unique and innovative with fresh ideas. The iSchool encourages both undergraduate and graduate students to participate in projects with faculty. Check out the research section below of your interest and some of our facilities!
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