Color Science MS
March 10, 2023
Color science program partners with Norwegian University of Science and Technology
RIT’s color science program is partnering with counterparts from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology to provide faculty and students new foreign exchange learning opportunities. The Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills awarded a 3 million Norwegian Krone (roughly $300,000) UTFORSK grant to fund travel opportunities for graduate students and faculty involved with both programs.
September 26, 2022
Distinguished alumni named for 2022-2023
Eleven RIT alumni have been awarded Distinguished Alumni Awards for the 2022-2023 year. It is the highest award an RIT college can bestow upon its alumni and recognizes alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations. The 2022-2023 recipients will be honored during presentations throughout the academic year.
August 25, 2022
Why does paint look good in stores but bad on your wall? It’s science.
The Washington Post talks to Mark Fairchild, professor and graduate program director, color science program, about what affects how color is perceived. (This content requires a subscription to view.)
May 16, 2022
Michael Murdoch heads to Ghent to research visual adaptation in augmented and virtual reality
Associate professor Michael Murdoch received a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to develop new techniques to study visual adaptation in augmented and virtual reality.
January 20, 2022
Enveloped by 'Beyond Van Gogh'
City Newspaper talks to Roy Berns, retired professor of color science, about the “Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience” art exhibit.
August 1, 2021
Eye Patches on Pirates, World War II Pilots: Stereotype, Truth and Science Behind It
News 18 mentions Mark Fairchild, color science professor at RIT, as he discusses cones and rods in the eye.
May 30, 2021
A glimpse into the future of color
Adobe talks to Mark Fairchild, professor and graduate program director, Munsell Color Science Laboratory, about color perception.
April 28, 2021
Rochester Rising: RIT is helping make Rochester a next-generation technology hub
Move over, Silicon Valley. Rochester, N.Y., can be the next great American technology hub.
April 14, 2021
RIT Professor Mark Fairchild awarded Otto Schade Prize by Society for Information Display
Professor Mark Fairchild, head of the Integrated Sciences Academy and director of the Munsell Color Science Laboratory and the program of color science in RIT’s College of Science, received the 2021 Otto Schade Prize, which recognizes vision scientists, human factor engineers, and engineers whose efforts have led to major improvements in the visual quality of electronic displays.
November 21, 2019
Student to Student: Color gamut volume of HDR displays
Fu Jiang discovered the interesting and complex topic of Color Science while taking some courses at RIT. Today, his dissertation research is focused on the Color Gamut Volume of High Dynamic Range (HDR) display.
October 3, 2019
Curious Kids: How do my eyes adjust to the dark and how long does it take?
Mark D. Fairchild, professor of color science, explains how humans' pupils and light-sensing cells work for the "Curious Kids" series published by The Conversation.
July 2, 2019
Primary Colors Are Red, Yellow and Blue, Right? Well, Not Exactly
How Stuff Works talks to Mark Fairchild, professor and director of the color science program and Munsell Color Science Laboratory, about additive and subtractive color systems.