Department of Engineering Leadership

  • February 28, 2023

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    Engineering alumni honored for achievement and leadership

    Kate Gleason College of Engineering (KGCOE) alumni from points across the U.S. were honored with alumni awards recognizing their achievement and leadership at a reception at RIT’s University Gallery during National Engineers Week.

  • August 11, 2021

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    Two RIT professors named 2021 KEEN Engineering Unleashed Fellows

    Sarah Brownell, senior lecturer in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering, and Clark Hochgraf, associate professor in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology, have been named 2021 KEEN Engineering Unleashed Fellows by the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN).

  • July 29, 2021

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    RIT faculty joins blog series on 'engineering for good'

    Sarah Brownell, a senior lecturer in the Kate Gleason College of Engineering and director of RIT’s Grand Challenges Scholars Program, is a part of a multiuniversity blog series for Campus Compact’s Global Service Learning Blog.

  • October 18, 2019

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    Student Spotlight: From studying abroad to a master’s degree

    Lucie Le Scolan came to RIT from Rennes, France, on a study abroad trip last fall as a graduation requirement for her former school. Once she completed her five-year engineering diploma, she decided to return to RIT for her master’s degree in engineering management.

  • August 6, 2019

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    Traveling the world creating products

    You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Read about Margot Sandy ’08 (electrical mechanical engineering technology), ’12 MS (product development), a self-employed product development consultant.

  • July 24, 2019

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    Kate Gleason College of Engineering recognized for diversity and inclusion initiatives

    Engineers today must be able to manage technical aspects of projects but also work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural workplace. RIT is preparing its engineering graduates for those growing demands and was recognized by the American Society of Engineering Education as part of its national commitment to improve diversity within university engineering programs.

  • April 1, 2019

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    Making a social impact with technology

    Associate Professor Marcos Esterman and several RIT senior engineering students are on a mission to empower citizens of Cali, Colombia, through cutting-edge technology including solar-powered 3D printers and aquaponics.

  • April 1, 2019

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    RIT Venture Fund helps turn ideas into businesses

    Launched in 2012, the RIT Venture Fund invests in early-stage, high-growth companies founded by students, faculty, staff, alumni and RIT Venture Creations client companies in fields that complement RIT’s core academic competencies. From block chain and clean-energy technology to telecommunications, manufacturing and game development, the Venture Fund looks to create industry diversity and a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem.