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Jul 27, 2017

Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are expanding solar cell technology using nanowires to capture more of the sun's energy and transform it into usable electricity. Comparable to ultra-thin blades of grass, nanowires added to today's conventional materials are capable of capturing more light and can be cost-effective solutions for adopting...
Jul 18, 2017

Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are working with corporate and government partners to develop more efficient, durable and cost-effective carbon nanotube technology in electronic components and systems that now use copper wiring.

"Depending on how bold a perspective you want to give, what we are embracing is a wire revolution," said...
Jul 14, 2017

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a grant to Rochester Institute of Technology that is expected to provide $1.025 million in funding over five years to develop a Scientists-In-Training Program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Undergraduates. The award is funded through the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program,...
Jul 11, 2017

RIT's student chapter of Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) won an award for their model of a sustainable razor that could help decrease the environmental impact of billions of disposable razors that are discarded each year.

The undergraduate team won the Best Use of Fusion 360 category, part of the national...
Jul 10, 2017

High costs of powdered metals and the need for 3D printing/additive manufacturing equipment that can accommodate these materials are challenges that are being met by Rochester Institute of Technology and Vader Systems through a university-corporate partnership at RIT's AMPrint Center.

RIT installed the first Mk1 liquid metal 3D printer from Vader Systems...
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