Science, engineering heroes to be inducted
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science to name new inductees on Dec. 15
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science will hold its annual Imaging Hall of Fame induction ceremony this month to honor visionaries from the past and the present.
New inductees will be announced at 4 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Carlson Auditorium on the RIT Campus. The keynote speaker will be Ramesh Raskar, associate professor from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s renowned Media Lab, who will present “Advances in Computational Photography.”
Last year, the center inducted Ernst Ruska, August and Louis Lumiere, Dennis Gabor and Anne Mulcahy into the Imaging Hall of Fame. For more information, go to www.cis.rit.edu/?q=ImagingHallOfFame.
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.