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December 5, 2017
30 best online engineering master’s programs

RIT program named one of the 30 best online engineering master’s programs from private colleges

Microelectronics manufacturing engineering program prepares students for careers in the semiconductor industry

December 12, 2016
RIT agreement with University in China

RIT expands agreement with University in China

Agreement develops collaborations with RIT’s microelectronic engineering program

May 11, 2016
Laser Lithography System

RIT upgrades clean room capabilities with new laser lithography system equipment

May 9, 2016
34 AMEC 2016

34th Annual Microelectronic Engineering Conference at RIT


April 4, 2016
Visit to Micron Technology Virginia in Manassa

Dr. Ewbank and his wife visit  RIT alumni at Micron Technology Virginia for tour and lunch.

March 14, 2016
KAUST-NSF Keynote Speaker

Santosh K. Kurinec, Fellow IEEE, Professor of Electrical & Microelectronic Engineering has been invited to be a Keynote Speaker for the Conference on Electronic Materials, Devices and Systems for Sustainable Future 2016, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.

Link to KAUST-NSF Conference

March 8, 2016
IEEE Electron Devices Society Distinguished Lecturer

Free Form Electronics: Expanding the Horizon of Electronic Applications

Muhammad Mustafa Hussain

IEEE Electron Devices Society Distinguished Lecturer
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering
Computer Electrical Mathematical Science and Engineering Division
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

11AM on Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Xerox Auditorium

Gleason Hall (Building 9)
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Abstract and Bio


December 9, 2015
Bruce Smith named IEEE Fellow

RIT professor and leader in semiconductor lithography field Bruce Smith named IEEE Fellow

November 7, 2015
Women in Engineering (WE) Open House

Over 320 students and over 200 parents/educators attended the Women in Engineering (WE) Open House on Nov. 7, 2015.

Elizabeth McClure, Julia Okvath, Kavya Sree Duggimpuddi, Patsy Cadareanu, and Elizabeth Hirschman were here telling the attendees about microelectronic engineering.

October 7, 2015
Rob Pearson and Santosh Kurinec attend Governor Cuomo’s STAMP announcement

Pictured are 1366 Technologies CEO Frank van Mierlo and Robert Pearson


1366 Technologies today announced plans to build a state-of-the-art, commercial solar wafer manufacturing facility in Genesee County New York, strategically located between Buffalo and Rochester, that will eventually scale to 3 GW, house 400 Direct Wafer™ furnaces, and produce more than 600 million high-performance silicon wafers per year – enough to power 360,000 American homes. 1366 Technologies will become the anchor tenant at the high-tech Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) where the company will eventually create more than 1,000 new, full-time jobs in New York’s Finger Lakes Region.