Department of Computer Engineering
May 3, 2023
RIT graduates find career successes at alternative tech companies
The tech employment landscape is changing, and RIT graduates are taking their skills to a variety of organizations—to support accessibility for health and wellness companies, to provide coding for data center equipment, and to develop software for sophisticated HVAC systems—and more.
April 29, 2023
RIT alumni ‘futurists’ discuss blend of technology, the arts, and design at Imagine RIT symposium
The Futurists Symposium, a collection of RIT alumni tapped to present an insider’s look into the future of industry as it relates to technology, the arts, and design, was held during the April 29 Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival.
April 25, 2023
RIT graduate programs rank among best in nation in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ survey
RIT graduate degree programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual statistical survey of graduate programs.
April 24, 2023
RIT alumni return to campus for Futurists Symposium on April 29
Accomplished alumni are returning to campus to discuss the future of technology, the arts, and design as part of the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival on April 29.
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.
February 28, 2023
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.
February 27, 2023
Interdisciplinary team heads to Ethics in Engineering Case Competition
An interdisciplinary pair of RIT students is headed to Bethesda, Md., to participate in the 2023 Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Case Competition. Emma Nastro, a third-year museum studies student, and Lee Sortore, a fifth-year mechanical engineering student, will represent RIT at the competition, which is held Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Lockheed Martin Center for Leadership Excellence. This is the first time an RIT team has competed in this competition.
February 1, 2023
Expanding RIT’s research footprint
RIT has been expanding its research footprint to accommodate the university’s growing research portfolio. The Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED), which opens this fall, is enabling the university to convert 10 existing classrooms, totaling more than 23,000 square feet, into new research space. Another 14,700 square feet of research space opened in January in Brown Hall.
January 11, 2023
Engineering professor co-authors new book on “Joint Source-Channel Coding”
Andres Kwasinski, professor in the department of computer engineering and program director of the electrical and computer engineering Ph.D. program has co-authored a new book on “Joint Source-Channel Coding” published by Wiley, IEEE Press Series.
January 11, 2023
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 2023-2024 academic year.
December 12, 2022
Computer engineering becomes part of inaugural program focused on neuromorphic technologies
RIT recently became one of the inaugural academic partners in the BrainChip University AI Accelerator Program. As part of the partnership, RIT’s computer engineering program will receive hardware as well as lecture modules for classes detailing how the novel chips can be programmed and used to provide neuromorphic computing solutions to real-world problems.
November 15, 2022
RIT engineering alumnus is part of DART team that changed the speed and path of an asteroid
It is a powerful thing to redirect a 525-foot asteroid with a spacecraft moving at 14,000 mph, and Dmitriy Bekker ’07 BS/MS (computer engineering) was one of the engineers who made it happen.