December 7, 2022
Plug Power Inc. establishes graduate scholarship at RIT
Plug Power Inc., a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, is partnering with RIT to provide scholarship support to a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in engineering, sustainability, and the sciences. The first Plug Graduate Scholarship was awarded this year to Mamta Choudhary, an industrial and systems engineering MS student from India.
December 6, 2022
Never too late to learn: Register for Osher winter classes
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT offers a unique learning program with in-person and online courses, special lectures, events, and trips for those over 50. Peer-led courses form the core of the program.
November 28, 2022
Grad builds system for International Space Station
When NASA’s Cygnus spacecraft launched in spring 2022, technology built by Snehal Ravindra Ingle ’19 (electrical engineering) made its way to the International Space Station.
November 21, 2022
Dozens of RIT researchers included on Stanford University’s list of the world’s top 2% of scientists
Numerous Rochester Institute of Technology faculty, professors emeriti, and postdoctoral researchers were recognized as top-cited scientists in their fields, according to a Stanford University study published by Elsevier.
November 18, 2022
Chips 101 showcases RIT and Upstate NY skills in computer chip development and manufacturing
Becoming the Silicon Valley of the Northeast may have as much power as the computer chips that will soon be designed and developed in the upstate New York region. The recent Chips 101 event, hosted by RIT on Nov. 16, kept to that premise. More than 50 regional government and corporate representatives learned how computer chips are designed and manufactured—and how universities, government, and workforce development initiatives will contribute to this area.
November 17, 2022
RIT’s ‘Chips 101’ event explores the science of semiconductors
WROC-TV talks to Doreen Edwards, dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering, about RIT's microelectronic engineering programs.
November 16, 2022
RIT educates community leaders on semiconductors
WHAM-TV features RIT's Chips 101 event.
November 15, 2022
RIT names new members to its board of trustees
RIT has appointed two new members to its board of trustees: Britta MacIntosh ’89 (mechanical engineering) and Richard “Chip” Davis.
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.
October 31, 2022
RIT engineering students experience nuclear engineering outside the classroom
A visit to Constellation Energy’s R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario, New York was part of Santosh Kurinec’s teaching plan so that engineering students apply what they learn in the classroom to the world of industry.
October 31, 2022
Professor Santosh Kurinec honored with IEEE distinguished service award
RIT microelectronic engineering Professor Santosh Kurinec was recently honored as the IEEE’s 2022 William Terry Distinguished Service awardee. Given to a member of the IEEE’s Northeast Region 1, the award highlights an individual’s dedication and service to the engineering profession.
October 27, 2022
Is 3D Printing Good for the Environment?
Reader's Digest talks to Denis Cormier, professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, about the plastics used in 3D printing.