Mechanical Engineering Technology BS
August 27, 2021
Engineering faculty learn new teaching strategies in orientation
As part of new faculty orientation, RIT’s College of Engineering Technology and Kate Gleason College of Engineering hosted a pilot workshop to introduce KEEN: Engineering Unleashed and its entrepreneurial mindset—a national initiative to advance engineering education.
August 17, 2021
New eatery Biscotti Brewers brings gluten-free excitement to downtown Rochester
WROC-TV features Kayla Sandoval '15 (mechanical engineering technology), owner of Biscotti Brewers.
June 15, 2021
RIT researcher and students participate in joint project with UR’s Laboratory of Laser Energetics
Students in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology worked alongside faculty-researcher Brian Rice this semester on designing hardware in support of cryogenic inertial confinement fusion experiments. The work, part of a larger initiative with the University of Rochester, is helping to contribute to novel thermonuclear fusion technology solutions in the area of vibration control.
May 5, 2021
CET graduate Kamille Davis excels as a mentor on and off campus
Kamille Davis may have followed her brothers to RIT, but she is a leader in her own right. As the third in her family to graduate from the mechanical engineering technology program, Davis set her own pace early—excelling in classes, on the basketball court, in the laboratory, and in the community.
May 4, 2021
RIT Baja racing team wins first place overall in return to onsite competitions
RIT Racing won first place overall at Baja SAE racing this past weekend in Tucson, Arizona, after a year of virtual competitions. Taking top five placements in the sled pull, suspension, maneuverability, and a top 20 placement in acceleration, the team placed second in the endurance race.
April 28, 2021
Another Round: Alumni craft beer and open breweries
More than a dozen RIT alumni have tapped into the craft-beer boom that has swept across the country. In the past 12 years, the number of craft breweries has more than quadrupled.
April 28, 2021
RIT’s Venture Creations graduates contribute to Rochester’s growth
A new addition to the heart of Rochester’s Downtown Innovation Zone—RIT’s Venture Creations technology business incubator—is designed to enhance the synergy between the vibrancy and resources of the city and the region’s newest start-up companies.
March 11, 2021
Former RIT buddies to open new craft brewery in Naples
The Democrat and Chronicle features Dan diGiovanna '13 (mechanical engineering technology) and Trevor Andrews '13 (industrial engineering), owners of Naples Brewing Company.
October 6, 2020
Chili Business Grows Organic Specialty Mushrooms in American Hardwoods
Spectrum News features George Zheng ’15 (mechanical engineering technology), co-founder of Leep Foods.
October 2, 2020
Venture Creations companies advance to round two finals of Grow-NY competition
Two companies associated with RIT’s Venture Creations technology business incubator have advanced to the round two finals of the Grow-NY competition. Grow-NY is a food innovation and agriculture technology business challenge focused on enhancing the emerging food, beverage and agriculture innovation cluster in Central New York, the Finger Lakes, and Southern Tier regions.
September 21, 2020
RIT students finding ways to stay active in clubs
Despite restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students at RIT are still finding ways to participate in hundreds of clubs and organizations this semester, including dancing, designing games, and even skydiving.
July 30, 2020
Alumnus nominated for Congressional Medal of Honor
Brian Chontosh ’00 (mechanical engineering technology) has been nominated for the prestigious Congressional Medal of Honor, one of the oldest and continuously issued awards given to U.S. Armed Forces personnel for courage, valor, and leadership.