AST graduate students presented 12 talks at the RIT Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium. AST Students: Jake Lange, Brennan Ireland, Harry Zhang and Alexander Rasskazov participated in the panel discussion on Gravitational Waves.
Four AST program faculty and their research team contributed to LIGO’s breakthrough discovery, which detected signals emitted from a black-hole collision 1.3 billion light years away. RIT’s LIGO team is preparing for the first-ever black-hole census when LIGO begins its second operational run this summer. Full Article
From Left: Carlos Lousto, Richard O'Shaughnessy, Manuela Campanelli & John Whelan.