Computer Science BS
September 21, 2021
Students make finals—and history—as part of autonomous race at Indianapolis Speedway
Many only dream of racing the historic oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Several RIT engineering and computing students will make that dream come true. Members of RIT’s Autonomous Vehicle team will join partner universities as finalists in the inaugural Indy Autonomous Challenge.
July 27, 2021
Student aims to reduce bias in automated surveillance
Saranya Dadi, a second-year computer science student, is conducting research to make machine learning for automated surveillance systems fairer. Dadi is presenting the preliminary state of her work at RIT’s Undergraduate Research Symposium.
July 27, 2021
RIT study explores whether goldfish can identify a 3D object viewed from different orientations
Kaitlin Gunther, a fourth-year psychology and computer science double major from Webster, N.Y., is trying to better understand how fish view the world. Gunther will present her research, Visual Discrimination of Rotated 3D Unicolor Objects in Goldfish, at RIT’s virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium.
May 20, 2021
RIT professor to lead international task force on shaping future computer science curriculum
Rajendra Raj, professor of computer science, has been appointed co-chair of an international task force to revise computer science curriculum in the next decade. This is the first time someone from RIT has been selected to co-lead the task force.
April 23, 2021
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences 2020-2021 Distinguished Alumnus: Elan Lee
The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges and the School of Individualized Study to 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.
April 16, 2021
RIT student Quinn Kolt named 2021 recipient of prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Quinn Kolt, a fourth-year applied mathematics and computer science double major from Solon, Ohio, has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the premier undergraduate research scholarship in the fields of math, natural sciences, and engineering in the United States.
April 5, 2021
Health Care A.I. Needs to Get Real
Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, talks with Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad '06 (computer science), principal research scientist at KenSci Inc., about using artificial intelligence in the medical field. Selinger has published six pieces on Medium’s OneZero platform about the intersection of technology and liberal arts.
March 19, 2021
College of Liberal Arts honors students for writing excellence
RIT's College of Liberal Arts honored student achievements in writing with 15 writing awards on Friday, March 19. This year marks the 41st year the awards were presented, though the first time the ceremony was held virtually.
March 10, 2021
Engineering co-op students build robotic bartender to demonstrate motion controller technology
When Teknic challenged a co-op student team from RIT to produce a configurable, automated machine that would use its newest motion and I/O controller called ClearCore, team members responded with a robotic bartender that automates the drink-making process.
March 5, 2021
RIT student team develops idea for COVID-19 vaccination distribution software system
With a global pandemic on our hands, a group of professors and student volunteers came together to build a software system that helps people get vaccinated against COVID-19.
January 15, 2021
Answering the call during the COVID-19 pandemic
Members of RIT Ambulance this academic year have continued to answer 911 calls on the RIT campus all while taking additional precautions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. They responded to simple traumas, such as patients falling off a bike, falling out of bed, hitting their head or an allergic reaction. They also transported students to quarantine locations.
December 16, 2020
Scientists complete yearlong pulsar timing study after reviving long-dormant radio telescopes
While the scientific community grapples with the loss of the Arecibo radio telescope, astronomers who recently revived a long-dormant radio telescope array in Argentina hope it can help modestly compensate for the work Arecibo did in pulsar timing.