February 13, 2023
Hot Wheelz Racing builds new vehicle for national solar car challenge this summer
Hot Wheelz Racing is going solar. Shifting gears from a Formula-style racecar to building a 16-foot solar vehicle, the team is preparing for its first Sun Grand Prix taking place this summer in Kansas.
October 31, 2022
Professor Santosh Kurinec honored with IEEE distinguished service award
RIT microelectronic engineering Professor Santosh Kurinec was recently honored as the IEEE’s 2022 William Terry Distinguished Service awardee. Given to a member of the IEEE’s Northeast Region 1, the award highlights an individual’s dedication and service to the engineering profession.
October 11, 2022
Micron opens doors for more opportunities for local colleges
CNY Central interviews Professor Santosh Kurinec from RIT's Department of Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering about the impact of Micron Technology's plans to build a mega-complex of computer chip plants near Syracuse.
May 11, 2022
Powering the future
Supply chain disruptions and a strong demand for consumer electronics during the pandemic led to a global chip shortage. The shortage has highlighted the need to strengthen the domestic semiconductor industry and has put a new emphasis on microelectronic engineering education.
April 20, 2022
Hot Wheelz celebrates 10 years with alumni and team event April 24
What started with a go-cart at Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival morphed into an all-electric race car when Hot Wheelz began 10 years ago. On April 24, current team members and alumni will celebrate a milestone anniversary and take the next lap in its history showcasing plans for a new competition solar car.
April 12, 2022
Computer chip technology aligns with RIT’s microelectronic engineering program growth
Research findings and signs of computer chip industry demands were the top subjects at the 40th Annual Microelectronic Engineering Conference April 8 at RIT. With indications of growth and novel functions being developed, there were also discussions of the pressing need for even more skilled workers in the field to sustain that expected growth.
December 13, 2021
Santosh Kurinec named to national computer chip initiative
Professor Santosh Kurinec will represent RIT on the American Semiconductor Academy—an extensive, national consortia being established to meet the challenges of computer chip shortages.