Federal funding has been secured for the RIT-led coalition of leading national universities and companies forging new clean energy initiatives deemed critical to keeping U.S. manufacturing competitive.
The recently passed Omnibus spending bill, which funds the federal government through the end of the fiscal year, contained $70 million for the U.S. Department...Read More ›
When a Rochester-area manufacturer experienced a broken gear shaft on a 1960s German-made machine whose parts have been long unavailable, RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability came to the rescue with a unique additive manufacturing solution.
GIS researchers teamed with Hansford Parts and Products, a precision machine shop in Macedon, N.Y., to employ...Read More ›
When first identifying where he would focus his education and ultimately his career, Mike Waller '16 (sustainability) thought photovoltaics-the technology that powers solar cells into energy-would fuel his path forward.
"I thought-and still do-it's an amazing technology," said Waller, a native of Greece, N.Y. "But since the only thing that really matters...Read More ›
RIT researchers are developing a system of algorithmic computer modeling that will help policymakers produce and use electricity more efficiently.
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...Read More ›
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...Read More ›
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...Read More ›
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...Read More ›
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.Read More ›
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...Read More ›