Computer Engineering BS
May 4, 2022
RIT Esports wins FACEIT’s North American ‘CS:GO’ Collegiate Championship
RIT Esports dominated the FACEIT Grand Finals tournament to become the best collegiate CS:GO team in North America this spring. The Tigers bested 68 teams to win the 2022 FACEIT championship, which is one of the main tournaments for collegiate Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) esports.
April 27, 2022
Computer engineering student runs for charity
First-year computer engineering student Aidan Hyman ran his sixth marathon on April 18 in Boston. Originally from Los Angeles, Hyman has run marathons to raise money for research on a variety of life-threatening conditions.
April 19, 2022
RIT student earns prestigious SMART scholarship
Colin Vo, a second-year computer engineering student from Jefferson Township, N.J., has earned a SMART scholarship from the Department of Defense. The SMART scholarship program includes a full scholarship, a stipend, mentorship, summer internships, and employment with the Department of Defense following the awardee’s graduation.
April 12, 2022
Students get lesson in entrepreneurship during spring accelerator cohort
RIT’s Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, created to help students invent and problem solve through experiential learning, offers multidisciplinary student teams a stipend for the unique opportunity to examine their businesses and, for some, move them to the next level of development.
March 29, 2022
Student engineers work with the city of Rochester to improve snow removal
Working with the city’s departments of Data Analytics and Environmental Services’ staff, undergraduate engineering students built a prototype solar monitoring system. It will provide needed information about snow build up on the city’s busiest streets and provide real-time data to staff to open high-traffic areas safely and efficiently.
March 14, 2022
Faculty research improves smart warehouse technology and material handling options
Soon industrial robots in warehouses will be smart enough to know which has the right of way in busy aisles. Researchers at RIT are developing an intelligent materials handling system for warehouses that integrates smart technologies.
February 17, 2022
NASA rocket scientist who grew up in Taunton never let being deaf stop him
The Taunton Daily Gazette features RIT/NTID alumnus William Yuknis ’94 (computer engineering) for his work on the James Webb Space Telescope.
October 17, 2021
Universities Will Race Autonomous Cars Around Indianapolis Motor Speedway This Week
Jalopnik highlights the Indy Autonomous Challenge, a software-focused autonomous vehicle competition in which a team with RIT students is a finalist.
October 8, 2021
Department of computer engineering looking for tenure track faculty
The department of computer engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level starting in the 2022-2023 academic year.
September 21, 2021
Students make finals—and history—as part of autonomous race at Indianapolis Speedway
Many only dream of racing the historic oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Several RIT engineering and computing students will make that dream come true. Members of RIT’s Autonomous Vehicle team will join partner universities as finalists in the inaugural Indy Autonomous Challenge.
September 9, 2021
RIT launches workshop series on sustainable computing
What if computing materials were sourced in conflict areas? Or manufactured in facilities that emit higher than average toxic emissions? Researchers today are examining the development of computing systems from a different perspective, one more in line with sustainability rather than just power, performance and speed.
August 12, 2021
Industry-Academia Partnerships Exceed the Sum of Their Parts
Photonics Media features Don Figer, director of the Center for Detectors, computer engineering BS/MS student Irfan Punekar, and Stefan Preble, professor in the Department of Electrical and Microelectronic Engineering.