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Optimizing the U.S. Electrical Grid
October 22, 2017

RIT researchers are developing a system of algorithmic computer modeling that will help policymakers produce and use electricity more efficiently.

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The way the U.S. manages its electrical grid has major economic and environmental consequences for the world. The American economy makes hundreds of billions of dollars in annual revenue by...

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RIT once again named among leading 'green colleges' by Princeton Review
September 22, 2017

Rochester Institute of Technology, for the seventh consecutive year, has been named one of the greenest universities by The Princeton Review.

The Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges evaluates colleges and universities on environmentally related policies, practices and academic offerings. The company has produced lists of green colleges since 2010. The...

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Pollution Prevention Institute to mark 10th anniversary with statewide celebrations
September 15, 2017

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) at Rochester Institute of Technology will mark a decade of creating sustainable solutions for New York state businesses and communities with three upcoming events.

The celebrations will take place over the next month to highlight the economic, environmental and social impacts that NYSP2I has...

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RIT researcher to study energy storage in U.S. grid
July 27, 2017

A researcher from Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $149,000 collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation to study the environmental effects of energy storage on the electricity grid.

Over the past 10 years, the energy storage industry has grown rapidly, enabling energy produced by wind, water and solar power...

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RIT's Nabil Nasr honored with ACE Award by the Remanufacturing Industries Council
July 13, 2017

The Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC) has honored Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), with its ACE Award-given to an inspiring person or company recognized for leadership in creating positive change for the remanufacturing industry and sustainability.

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RIT hosts two-day World Remanufacturing Conference featuring industry leaders
June 26, 2017

Nearly 150 industry leaders from around the world gathered at Rochester Institute of Technology June 21-22 for the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference, receiving the latest briefings on best practices, emerging trends and issues of critical importance to the manufacturing industry.

RIT hosted the event in partnership with the Remanufacturing Industries Council, a...

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RIT GIS thermal spray
May 24, 2017

We are proud to be hosting the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference, a two-day event in which remanufacturing leaders can learn and discuss the most salient topics in the industry.

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NYSP2I announces 10 statewide recipients of 2017-18 Community Grants Program
May 19, 2017

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP21) has announced awardees of its 2017-18 Community Grants Program as part of the organization's ongoing efforts to continue improving the health and environmental quality of New York state.

NYSP2I-which is sponsored by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Environmental Protection...

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Magnanimous GIS grad student wants to give back
May 9, 2017

When you come across Chibueze Onwunaka inside the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) or elsewhere around the RIT campus, he often can be seen wearing a wide smile, a bright RIT-orange hat and joking gregariously with those around him.

That wasn't always the case for this affable graduate student in sustainable systems,...

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Imagine RIT will provide a glimpse into the future of digital manufacturing
April 27, 2017

Manufacturing is becoming more and more reliant on digital technologies. In the not-so-distant future, digital simulations and computer processing will be seamlessly integrated into more traditional manufacturing practices.

Visitors to the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival can get a glimpse of what's in store on the manufacturing horizon when they stop...

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