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Microelectronic Engineering BS

  • August 18, 2021

    semiconductor computer chip.

    Podcast: The Supply Chain Struggles to Send Semiconductors 

    Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 51: Complex manufacturing processes of semiconductors and growing demands along the global supply chain for computer chips is impacting numerous industries. Robert Pearson, professor of microelectronic engineering, and Steven Carnovale, assistant professor of supply chain management, discuss how the semiconductor supply chain has been disrupted.

  • May 20, 2021

    environmental portrait of professor Lynn Fuller.

    Microelectronic engineering program founder retires from Kate Gleason College of Engineering

    President Joe Biden recently called for more resources to bolster the computer chip industry to meet consumer and commercial demands. Lynn Fuller has done more than his share to provide assets for this important industry. Fuller established the first microelectronic engineering program in the country in 1982 at RIT, and today many program graduates lead efforts at the top microchip firms advising the president.

  • May 11, 2021

    environmental portrait of student Joanna C. S. Santos.

    Ph.D. students take different career paths

    More than 50 students are expected to earn their Ph.D. degrees by the end of June. The hooding ceremony, which will also include Ph.D. recipients in the class of 2020, is May 15.

  • January 15, 2021

    researchers wearing clean suits analyzing a magnified view of an integrated circuit.

    New economy majors connect with emerging careers

    Analytical thinking, complex problem solving, creativity, resiliency, and flexibility are among the top skills needed for emerging careers by 2025. Anticipating these rapid changes in the workplace—further accelerated by lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—RIT is seizing on the opportunity to guide students to “new economy majors” that are multi­disciplinary, transformative, and future-focused.

  • January 22, 2019

    Three men talk outside of cleanroom lab

    Tianjin University of Technology engineers visit RIT

    Tianjin University of Technology leaders toured the RIT campus and its Kate Gleason College of Engineering as the Chinese university looks to expand its teaching and research capabilities in the area of microelectronic engineering.

  • June 14, 2018

    Santosh Kurinec and other honorees excitedly pose for a photo, all of them smiling wide and holding their arms out in triumph.

    Professor inducted into international hall of fame

    Santosh Kurinec, a microelectronic engineering professor, was one of six influential women from around the world honored for their work as visionaries in technology, engineering and science and inducted into the Women in Technology Hall of Fame.