Industrial and Systems Engineering ME
October 2, 2023
Kate Gleason College of Engineering appoints two new department heads
June 13, 2023
L3Harris Delivers Advanced Manufacturing Equipment to RIT
Next-generation manufacturing tools provide engineering students hands-on experience with the equipment used in real-life production processes.
February 13, 2023
Immersive Technology - AR, VR, XR and the Metaverse
Will Zhang, assistant professor in industrial and systems engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology talks about immersive technology on The Peggy Smedley Show. He says immersive technologies include several technologies such as AR (augmented reality), VR (virtual reality), XR (extended reality), and the metaverse—and discusses the connections between each and how they are different.
October 27, 2022
Is 3D Printing Good for the Environment?
Reader's Digest talks to Denis Cormier, professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, about the plastics used in 3D printing.
October 27, 2022
3D Printing - How it works and how it's used
Dr. Dennis Cormier, Earl W. Brinkman professor in the department of industrial and systems engineering, recently discussed 3D printing, what it is, how it works, how it is used, and how it should be used on the Peggy Smedley podcast. He says everyone is familiar with printing—3D printing builds up thickness, which is the third dimension.
August 17, 2022
Engineering Grand Challenges Scholars Program grows integrating community-based projects to balance technical skills
Jessica Wagner and her classmates put together a plan to tame the traffic near Rochester’s International Plaza on Clinton Avenue. Students like Wagner, who are participating in RIT’s Engineering Grand Challenges Scholars program, are finding ways to integrate technical coursework with personal interests for careers that matter.
March 14, 2022
Faculty research improves smart warehouse technology and material handling options
Soon industrial robots in warehouses will be smart enough to know which has the right of way in busy aisles. Researchers at RIT are developing an intelligent materials handling system for warehouses that integrates smart technologies.
October 8, 2021
Faculty compensation is focus of NSF-sponsored research
To build understanding of faculty compensation systems and improve conversations around salary, several RIT faculty members are sharing their experiences with a National Science Foundation-funded multidisciplinary research team. The team’s goal is to significantly expand knowledge of best practices for faculty compensation to a broader community in higher education and provide insights to guide compensation practices.
September 13, 2021
RIT again ranked among the best universities in the nation by ‘U.S. News’
RIT has again been recognized as one of the best national universities by U.S. News & World Report, which also cited the university as among the most innovative, best valued, and with highly regarded cooperative education and internship programs.
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.
March 30, 2021
‘U.S. News’ Best Graduate Schools highlight RIT graduate programs
RIT graduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual statistical survey of graduate programs.
March 17, 2021
Faculty-consultants provide a ‘teachable moment’ to students through project on improving COVID testing capacity
When the incidence of the COVID-19 virus increased locally this winter, clinical test labs experienced larger than normal volumes of specimens—and higher expectations of rapid turnaround of results. Industrial and systems engineering (ISE) alumni and former faculty members helped a local lab meet those goals.