Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology – News
April 18, 2021
Automation in Printing
As part of its ongoing efforts to engage students with the latest printing industry developments, RIT's Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology (GMST) recently sponsored a series of four presentations to the college community on automation in printing. The event was held on March 22, 2021, and coordinated and hosted by Dr. Barbara Birkett, the Paul and Louise Miller Endowed Chair.
April 5, 2021
Students Design a Promotional Campaign Across Multiple Media Channels
Students in RIT’s media arts and technology program designed a promotional campaign to raise awareness of the undergraduate programs in the College of Engineering Technology.
September 4, 2020
Color printing process and standards are focus of new book by RIT expert
Achieving accurate and precise color reproduction for traditional offset and modern digital print production is in the standards. In Printing-Process Control and Standardization, Robert Chung offers strategies to improve print quality, consistency, and cost savings in the print and communication industries.
September 2, 2020
Two faculty members named to endowed professorships
Barbara Birkett and Gregory D’Amico were appointed to two of the Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology’s prestigious endowed professorships this fall. Birkett assumes the role of the Paul and Louise Miller Endowed Professorship. D’Amico will serve as the Gravure Endowed Professor.
July 7, 2020
Fluid Dynamics in Inkjet: Applications in Digital Printing
With the School of Media Science’s recent move to the College of Engineering Technology (CET), the faculty is beginning to incorporate more science into their classes. Robert Eller, the Gravure Research Professor, is among the faculty members leading the charge in this area. One example is the introduction of Fluid Dynamics in the inkjet printing lab of his Digital Print Processes course.
May 21, 2020
Podcast: The Evolution of Printing
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 37: Printing, a storied industry, continues to see an evolution. RIT alumnus Henry Freedman and Professors Robert Eller and Bruce Myers discuss the strength of the industry, the rise of inkjet printing and the role RIT plays in developing professionals who can take the printing industry to the next level.
May 11, 2020
Professor Barbara Birkett catches up with Alumnus Jayadev Alapati
A chance meeting near 10 p.m. in one of the world’s busiest airports, Chicago’s O’Hare, provided a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with a former student, Jayadev Alapati, a graduate of the New Media Publishing program. Jay graciously accepted the request to share some school memories and his career path experience since graduating in 2011.
March 5, 2020
Hands-on experience at RIT leads to career success for alumnus
Ben Camp '13 BS, '18 MS (Media Arts and Technology) is a graphic designer at Illuminate, a clinical sales training and development agency.
February 10, 2020
RIT’s printing school renamed the Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology
The School of Media Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology will change its name to the Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology. The change is effective immediately.
February 4, 2020
RIT hosts printing industry scientists
RIT will host a discussion featuring printing industry scientists who achieved a historic first: matching image quality and exceeding the consistency of traditional offset printing using a web-fed inkjet printer in production conditions. Print-technology researchers Henry Freedman, Peter Crean, Peter Dundas and Eric Zeise will visit campus Feb. 13.
January 28, 2020
Graduate student’s research in identifying image manipulation can help lead to media literacy
Print media graduate student Emily Shriver headed a project to assess how individuals recognize manipulated images used in news. She found that most people are skeptical about images seen in print or online news, but only half can tell which images actually are altered.
December 5, 2019