April 17, 2023
Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival set for April 29
Artificial intelligence, robots, glass blowing, drones, cybersecurity tours, and performing arts are just a sampling of what lies in store for the thousands of visitors expected at this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 29.
April 13, 2023
RIT talks e-cigarette safety as lawsuit pays out $462M settlement
WROC-TV talks to Risa Robinson, department head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, about her research on e-cigarettes.
April 12, 2023
2023 Alfred L. Davis Public Service Awards
RIT President David Munson, center, emceed the 2023 Alfred L. Davis Public Service Awards on April 11. Recipients Susan Fox, left, and Jade Myers, right, were honored for their outstanding record of service.
April 10, 2023
Local NASA engineer projects path forward for Artemis program
WHEC-TV talks to Darcy DeAngelis ’20 BS/ME (mechanical engineering), who is working on NASA's Artemis program.
April 10, 2023
RIT students work with NASA to help astronauts transition back to Earth
WROC-TV talks to engineering student Jordan Cincotti about a video game project to help astronauts readjust to gravity on Earth after being in space.
April 7, 2023
Jade Myers recognized as recipient of 2023 Bruce R. James ’64 Distinguished Public Service Award
Prosthetic devices can be symbolic of loss or they can represent challenges being overcome. Jade Myers’ focus on designing prosthetics for individuals who have lost limbs is a way to give them the second chance that can make all the difference in the world.
April 5, 2023
RIT students devise a way to help NASA astronauts return to Earth’s gravity
WXXI talks to Kathleen Lamkin-Kennard, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, about a video game project to help astronauts readjust to gravity on Earth after being in space.
April 5, 2023
RIT receives $2M in funding for semiconductor lab
WROC-TV features a visit by U.S. Representative Joe Morelle to RIT to announce funding for the Semiconductor Manufacturing and Fabrication Lab.
March 31, 2023
Multidisciplinary student team demonstrates astronaut training device at NASA’s Johnson Space Center
Students from engineering, game design, and 3D design will travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston April 3-5 to demonstrate PLANETS, a portable sensory device to help astronauts recover normal balance and movement on earth after an extended stay in space.
March 23, 2023
Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. Alumnus receives dissertation award
Dimitris Chachlakis ‘21 has been selected as the recipient of the RIT Graduate School Ph.D. Dissertation Award.
March 22, 2023
RIT honors 14 researchers added to prestigious PI Millionaires group
RIT faculty members, who led research initiatives as principal investigators, were honored at a reception on March 21 to celebrate the individuals who helped the university reach record awards surpassing $92 million and place among the top private research universities in the country.
March 21, 2023
RIT acquires equipment from Vanguard Automation to advance photonics packaging research and development
RIT recently acquired Vanguard Automation’s SONATA 1000 3D-nanoprinter, a next-generation technology for advanced photonic packaging and integration. The new equipment will advance how the university is solving the challenges of building and using photonic integrated circuit chips, lasers, and optical fibers.