Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
August 17, 2021
CET department changes name to reflect advances in communications networking technologies
The College of Engineering Technology's Department of Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications Engineering Technology is now the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology.
May 27, 2021
Micatu Inc. donates high-tech optical sensors for campus microgrid
Micatu Inc. donated its groundbreaking Gridview optical sensors to RIT for a new campus learning lab. The equipment allows faculty and students to monitor renewable integration and manage the addition of distributed energy resources onto the campus microgrid.
May 4, 2021
RIT alumni ‘futurists’ discuss blend of technology, art, and design at Imagine RIT symposium
The virtual Futurists Symposium featured a collection of RIT alumni tapped to present an insider’s look into the future of industry as it relates to technology, art, and design. The symposium was held via Zoom during the May 1 Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival.
April 23, 2021
College of Engineering Technology 2020-2021 Distinguished Alumna: Laureen R. Cook
The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges and the School of Individualized Study to alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations.
July 14, 2020
Student team develops plans to help make campus child care center more energy efficient
Engineering technology and computing students at RIT found ways to reduce energy consumption at the university’s Margaret's House Child Care Center. Members of RIT’s student chapter of National Electrical Contracting Association (NECA) worked this spring with child care staff as part of the annual NECA Green Energy Challenge, an annual student design competition.
January 30, 2020
Student Spotlight: Game Symphony Orchestra competes in Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge
Dean Nguyen created RIT’s Game Symphony Orchestra when he was a freshman. Now a fifth-year year computer engineering technology major, the GSO conductor is performing with a smaller ensemble at Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge.
December 12, 2019
Student project delivers solutions for Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
Undergraduate students from RIT ROC-ed the Project during a local project management competition to increase awareness and volunteer services for Rochester’s M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence. Their solution, “The Common Source,” took top honors recently in the annual ROC the Project competition, a regional challenge for college students.
November 19, 2019
Hassan Eissa crosses countries to reach academic and sports milestones
Hassan Eissa has a life journey that reads like a Hollywood script – born in Chad, left home at an early age, traveled across the continent before making his way as a refugee to the United States. And he has a résumé to match – shepherd, transporter of camels – and now engineering technology student and standout cross country runner at RIT.
November 1, 2019
RIT and Air Force ROTC alumnus returns to talk about service, training and meeting challenges
Matt Frizzell ’16 (electrical engineering technology) shared his experiences as a pilot and first lieutenant during a recent visit with RIT’s Air Force ROTC detachment.
August 6, 2019
Surace named 2019 Outstanding Alumnus
Kevin J. Surace ’85 (electrical engineering technology) will be honored for his support of the university with the Outstanding Alumnus of 2019 award at the Presidents’ Alumni Ball on Oct. 18 during Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend. The award is the highest honor RIT can bestow upon an alumnus.
April 17, 2019
Innovative suspension system for off-road vehicles takes top spot in spring Tiger Tank competition
A uniquely designed magnetic coil piston that will improve suspension systems in on- and off-road vehicles took first place in RIT’s semi-annual Tiger Tank entrepreneurship competition. Sponsored by RIT’s Saunders College of Business and hosted by RIT’s Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Tiger Tank gives students the opportunity to pitch a business idea to a panel of judges with a chance to win cash prizes.
April 1, 2019
Creating educational opportunities for all
Sabina Ismailova ’13 created Education for All, a growing nonprofit organization for children with developmental disabilities in Kazakhstan.