July 23, 2021
RIT engineering researcher to present on neurochip applications at virtual event
Dr. Cory Merkel, an assistant professor in RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering and director of RIT's Brain Lab, will be presenting his work on neurochip applications at the 2021 Intelligence in Chip: Tomorrow of Integrated Circuits (ICTIC).
July 23, 2021
RIT engineering researcher and alumna granted patent for invention
Dr. Andres Kwasinski, a professor in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering, and Dr. Fatemeh Shah-Mohammadi, an alumna of RIT's Engineering Ph.D. program, have been granted a patent for the invention of a radio spectrum sharing leveraging link adaptation in primary network.
July 22, 2021
RIT’s new Graduate School looks toward future
Graduate education at RIT has evolved over the last 60 years, and now, the university has officially created the RIT Graduate School, replacing the RIT Office of Graduate Education.
July 15, 2021
Bright Spot: Science lesson
WHAM-TV features Clayton Turner ’90 (electrical engineering), director of NASA Langley Research Center and RIT trustee.
July 8, 2021
Biomedical engineering faculty member receives NSF funding to further develop microfluidic devices
Blanca Lapizco-Encinas, a professor in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering, recently received a National Science Foundation grant for $348,000 to develop a new separation technique to be used in microfluidic devices.
June 28, 2021
2 local ninjas give it their all on American Ninja Warrior
WHEC-TV features Quinn Nguyen, a mechanical engineering student, who competed on American Ninja Warrior.
June 22, 2021
RIT engineering researcher and UR physician apply for patent for blood typing device
Steven Day, professor of biomedical engineering at RIT, and Majed Refaai, from the University of Rochester, applied to the U.S. Patent Office this past April for a new blood typing device that can assist trauma patients prior to blood transfusions.
June 11, 2021
RIT wins award to develop game design training platform as part of NASA’s Moon-to-Mars Mission
RIT faculty-researchers will develop a game-design training system that could help astronauts maintain balance, motor skills, and other cognitive functions while in space. NASA, in partnership with the National Space Grant Foundation, has selected six university teams, including RIT, to develop innovative design ideas that will help NASA advance and execute its Moon to Mars exploration objectives.
June 8, 2021
RIT graduates its first doctoral student in new electrical and computer engineering program
Dimitris Chachlakis became the first student to be awarded the new Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering this May from RIT. The new degree builds upon the Ph.D. in engineering, a multi-disciplinary degree established several years ago, and since then refined into three distinct programs.
May 27, 2021
Micatu Inc. donates high-tech optical sensors for campus microgrid
Micatu Inc. donated its groundbreaking Gridview optical sensors to RIT for a new campus learning lab. The equipment allows faculty and students to monitor renewable integration and manage the addition of distributed energy resources onto the campus microgrid.
May 27, 2021
Smart toilet seat designed to potentially save lives
WHEC-TV talks to David Borkholder, professor in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering and co-founder and head of research and development at Casana.
May 24, 2021
Recent RIT graduate presented with Distinguished Lee Scholar award
Chiara Young, a fifth-year biomedical engineering graduate from Sherman, N.Y., received the 2021 Distinguished Lee Scholar award from the Patrick P. Lee Foundation. Young, who graduated in May, was presented with the award based on her integrity, leadership, and service to others. RIT has been a partner school of the Lee Foundation since fall 2019.