RIT honors outstanding professors of the year
The Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship, which honors the recipients of the annual Eisenhart Awards, is set for Tuesday, April 17. The awards recognize members of the RIT community “who contribute significantly to student learning and academic scholarship.” This year’s recipients come from four different RIT colleges:
- Steven Ciccarelli, associate professor in the College of Applied Science and Technology, is a recipient of the 2018 Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.
- Alex Lobos, associate professor in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, is a recipient of the 2018 Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.
- Nathaniel Barlow, assistant professor in the College of Science, is the recipient of two awards, Richard and Virginia Eisenhart Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Innovative Teaching with Technology Award.
- Philip Gelsomino, visiting lecturer in Saunders College of Business, is the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Teaching Award for Non-Tenure Track Faculty.
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How a person vapes, not just what a person vapes, could also play a big role in vaping harm
Essay by Risa Robinson, professor and department chair, mechanical engineering, published by The Conversation.
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Scientists developing single photon detector to help search for habitable exoplanets
NASA announced it is awarding a team of researchers from Rochester Institute of Technology and Dartmouth College a grant to develop a detector capable of sensing and counting single photons that could be crucial to future NASA astrophysics missions. The extremely sensitive detector would allow scientists to see the faintest observable objects in space, such as Earth-like planets around other stars.
September 11, 2019
Could a toilet seat help prevent hospital readmissions?
Guest essay by Nicholas Conn '11, '13 MS (electrical engineering), research scientist and founder and CEO of Heart Health Intelligence, published by The Conversation.
September 10, 2019
Neil Montanus, a Kodak Colorama Photographer, Dies at 92
The New York Times features Neil Montanus '53 (imaging science), whoin Manhattan Wendy Marks, director of RIT's University Gallery.