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.
March 17, 2023
RIT honors engineering legacy of Kate Gleason
Spectrum News highlights the Hot Wheelz solar vehicle team as part of a feature on engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Kate Gleason.
March 16, 2023
High school teams get Charged Up! for 2023 FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional March 17-18
Robotics teams will take on the challenges of bringing energy to their communities in the upcoming FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Regional competition. The annual student robotics competition opens at the Gordon Field House at RIT on March 17.
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
SHED will showcase RIT maker community
Nearly 70 different RIT student teams and clubs are poised to move into the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) this summer in preparation for the building’s official opening in the fall semester.
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 27, 2023
Events planned at RIT to commemorate Women’s History Month
Several organizations at RIT, including the new President’s Commission on Women, are putting together a month of events to celebrate Women’s History Month and women in the RIT community, including panel discussions, one-on-one talks, self-empowerment, music, a trip to Seneca Falls, and more.
February 24, 2023
RIT becomes partner in national semiconductor center
RIT recently became a partner in the SUPREME Center (Superior Energy-efficient Materials and Devices), a new $34 million research center based at Cornell University. The center will focus on development of energy-efficient semiconductor materials and technologies.