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Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIS&T) is perhaps the most interdisciplinary field at the Rochester Institute of Technology. GIS&T is represented in a variety of forms across most of RITs Colleges and Centers. This page is a summary of RIT's faculty research, teaching and educational programs broadly related to GIS&T.

B Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences


Brian Tomaszewski, Ph.D.

David Schwartz, Ph.D.


Center for Geographic Information Science & Technology

Teaching and Educational Programs:

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Minor

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Immersion

College of Science



Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science

Teaching and Educational Programs:

Imaging Science Ph.D.

Broader GIS & T Resources

The Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Spatial Information (ACM  SIGSPATIAL)

The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)

The Geographic Information Science & Technology Body of Knowledge (BoK)

National Science Foundation Geography and Spatial Sciences Program  (NSF GSS)

Career Opportunities with Esri (the world's leading GIS company that regualrly comes to the RIT Career fair)