RIT Celebrates Mathematics Awareness Month with Talk by Mathematician and Author Steven Strogatz, March 31
Author and mathematician Steven Strogatz will visit Rochester Institute of Technology to talk about the mathematical concept that explains the spontaneous emergence of order out of chaos found in these and other phenomena. His talk, “Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order,” will take place from 7 to 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, in the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences auditorium, building 70-1400.
Strogatz, professor of theoretical and applied mechanics at Cornell University, is author of the book, Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order.
The event—free and open to the public—is sponsored by RIT’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics in celebration of mathematics awareness month.
March 15, 2019
Data science community to gather at RIT for regional DataFest hackathon March 29-31
Teams of three to five students will have 48 hours to mine a complex data set pertaining to a real-world problem. Teams will test their statistical analytic and data science skills to find the best solution.
March 13, 2019
RIT Associate Professor Suzanne O’Handley nationally recognized for mentorship
RIT Associate Professor Suzanne O’Handley has been selected by the Council on Undergraduate Research and the Goldwater Scholarship Foundation as the 2019 CUR-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Awardee. O’Handley, a faculty member in RIT’s School of Chemistry and Materials Science, was chosen from 10 finalists for her considerable achievements as a dynamic scholar, teacher and mentor.
March 8, 2019
RIT Venture Creations technology business incubator launches four new companies
From eye tracking to thermal cooling to all things mushrooms, RIT’s Venture Creations technology business incubator celebrated the launch of four new startups.
March 6, 2019
Student Spotlight: Showing the artistic side of science
Meet Deirdre Cannon, a first-year biotechnology and molecular bioscience student who loves drawing.