Mechanical Engineering Technology BS
May 4, 2022
Baja SAE Rochester 2022 takes place June 2-5 at RIT and Palmyra Motocross Raceway
National and international collegiate Baja racecars will start arriving in the next few weeks at RIT for the Baja SAE Rochester event, June 2-5. RIT will host the international off-road event again, for the eighth time.
March 22, 2022
Division of Diversity and Inclusion launches new study abroad trip to Croatia
The coronavirus pandemic derailed Jude Seunarine’s study abroad plans for more than two years, but he finally got his chance during spring break. Seunarine was one of 10 students who flew to RIT’s campus in Dubrovnik and spent a week travelling the region and learning about its history and culture.
January 17, 2022
Volunteers needed for Baja SAE collegiate race and field competition in Rochester June 2-5
Rochester Institute of Technology will host the 2022 Baja SAE Collegiate Competition on June 2-5. Volunteers are needed for judging student design and on-track events taking place at the university and at Hogback Hill Motocross site in Palmyra, N.Y.
December 10, 2021
RIT trailblazers make the Forbes 30 Under 30 list
Forbes has identified a few of the RIT alumni set to define the next decade—and beyond. Two RIT alumni—and a third just a few months shy of the age cut-off—were named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2022. Jackie Wiley ’16 (game design and development) was honored in the Games category, and Dylan Ayrey ’15 (computer engineering) was named in the Enterprise Technology category.
October 1, 2021
Students find varied employment opportunities at RIT career fair
At the university-wide career fair on Wednesday, representatives from 108 companies and the military met with students hoping to land a co-op next year, or a full-time position. More than 1,200 students attended the fair in the first hour.
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.