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Applications being developed at RIT using artificial intelligence vary from sophisticated medical monitoring devices to the development of autonomous systems for Indy racecars. These represent some of the exciting and complex work underway at the university that will be featured prominently at the AI@RIT Summit: Discovering and Harnessing the Breadth and Depth of Artificial Intelligence at RIT.
RIT will host an in-person job fair in downtown Rochester for people interested in career opportunities at the university. The RIT Job Fair takes place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, at the RIT Center for Urban Entrepreneurship, located at 40 Franklin St.
Nathan Williams, an assistant professor in sustainability whose research focuses on African energy systems, will play a key role in a project made possible by a $5.5 million grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to accelerate development and promote climate resilient infrastructure investment across sub-Saharan Africa.
After five years of collaboration and production, the neonatal transport ambulance designed by RIT’s Hope for Honduras team has hit the ground in Honduras. The ambulance will help save countless young lives by greatly enhancing medical access to neonatal care for those living in rural areas of the country.
Peter Hogya, a computer science major in RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, was honored with the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Student Entrepreneurial Award at last week’s Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award Luncheon at Genesee Valley Club in Rochester.
The outside of RIT’s Brown Hall looks the same, but inside everything has changed. Once the final details are settled, Brown Hall will house new laboratories for genomics, computer engineering, and soil and traffic studies, as well as several computer facilities and office space.
Roughly 4,000 RIT students and alumni came to RIT’s university-wide career fair today in search of co-ops, internships, or full-time employment. Recruiters from nearly 230 local, regional, and national companies, including Thomson Reuters, Kodak Alaris, Collins Aerospace, L3Harris, and O’Connell Electric Co., were present.
African American, Latino/a American, and Native American scholars and artists from across the U.S. are coming to RIT this week to learn how to successfully navigate their career search process while getting a “behind-the-scenes” glimpse into life as an RIT faculty member.
The 11th annual Rochester Fringe Festival concludes this weekend, with nearly 20 free performances and exhibits from RIT students, faculty, staff, and retirees. Here, jazz ensemble Midnight Waves performs. Shows include a cappella groups; Dangerous Signs (American Sign Language, poetry, song, and dance); steel drums; Japanese drumming; dance; kazooing; belly dancing; and a drag show. Free shuttle buses available for RIT students.
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The Rochester Business Journal talks to Ryne Raffaelle, RIT vice president for research and associate provost, about expanding RIT's Battery Prototyping Center. (This content requires a subscription to view.)