The faculty and students in RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering are engaging in numerous areas of research, which take place across all of our engineering disciplines and often involve other colleges at RIT, local health care institutions, and major industry partners.

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Advanced Manufacturing

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Systems


Biomedical and Healthcare Engineering

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Cyber-physical Systems

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Data Analysis, Modeling and Simulations

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Energy and Environment

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Micro/Nanoscale Systems, Devices, and Materials

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Ph.D. Programs

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Faculty Scholarship

Latest News

  • September 18, 2023

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    RIT recognized as No. 98 in prestigious national university ranking by ‘U.S. News’

    RIT is ranked 98th as a “National University” in the 2024 edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges, jumping seven spots from last year. This list of 443 includes the nation’s best research universities that also offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master’s and doctoral programs, and emphasize faculty research or award professional practice doctorates.

  • September 5, 2023

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    Zach Miller Post-2023 UTMB Interview 

    I Run Far interviews Zach Miller '12 (mechanical engineering), an ultrarunner who finished in second place in the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc (UTMB), a mountain ultramarathon race.

  • September 1, 2023

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    RIT researchers pioneer solutions for degenerative disc disease and back pain

    Researchers are improving non-invasive treatment options for degenerative disc disease, an ailment that impacts 3 million adults yearly in the U.S. Using state-of-the-art gene editing technology in mesenchymal stem cells, the researchers will add to the growing field of regenerative medicine, the process of producing cellular therapies to alleviate pain and lack of mobility.

  • August 28, 2023

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    The SHED welcomes first classes Aug. 28

    The Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED) welcomed students, faculty, and staff into its teaching and learning spaces on Aug. 28. The SHED includes five new active learning classrooms alongside the newly renovated Wallace Library with its 22 new classrooms.