Department of Computer Engineering
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.
June 22, 2022
Kate Gleason College of Engineering honors alumni for achievement and leadership
Twelve alumni from RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering were honored with alumni awards during a reception at the Joseph M. Lobozzo Alumni House last month.
June 1, 2022
What are digital twins? A pair of computer modeling experts explain
Essay co-written by Amlan Ganguly, associate professor and department head of computer engineering, published by The Conversation.
May 19, 2022
RIT offers new minor in emerging field of quantum information science and technology
RIT students can soon begin earning a minor in an emerging field that could disrupt the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. RIT students can now take classes toward a minor in quantum information science and technology.
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 30, 2022
RIT graduate programs rank among best in nation in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ survey
RIT graduate degree programs in engineering, science, and business were featured in the U.S. News & World Report 2023 edition of Best Graduate Schools, released in March.
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.