An RIT alumnus received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award in computer engineering to help drones assist with search and rescue operations in difficult terrain such as dense forests or steep mountains where GPS might not be reliable. Andrew Ramsey ’18 (computer engineering), ’18 MS (computer engineering) will conduct research at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt as part of a project to research innovative ways to determine the location of a drone in a low-cost and reliable manner.
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Venture Creations business incubator has announced the recent inclusion of three new companies to its client list. The addition of BOT Links, RemWell and Lux Semiconductors brings the number of client companies to 23.
RIT researchers are studying the genetic switch that could make cattle resistant to the wasting disease known as “sleeping sickness.” Bolaji Thomas, professor of biomedical sciences in RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology, is examining different immune responses to bovine trypanosomiasis within the same species of cattle in Nigeria.
John Dodd, an instructor in RIT’s College of Art and Design for more than 40 years, is the sixth recipient of the Edline M. Chun Award for Outstanding Teaching and Service. The award, named in honor of the late RIT adjunct professor Edline Chun, has been given annually since 2014 to a faculty member who exemplifies excellence and dedication in teaching to an affiliated school in the College of Art and Design.
Scientists conducting cutting-edge research in computational astrophysics will converge at RIT for two workshops in June. Experts from RIT, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Berkeley and other prestigious institutions will speak at the events hosted by RIT’s Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation.
RIT Dining participated in its first all-vegan baking class this week, presented by Forward Food from the Humane Society. RIT chefs are looking for menu alternatives due to increased interest and demand from students, faculty and staff. Gracie’s will have a dedicated station with plant-based and gluten-free items in the fall.
The latest issue of RIT University Magazine includes stories on how the RIT Venture Fund helps turn ideas into businesses; online education; and how alumni, students, faculty, and staff are making a difference around the world.
Assistant Professor Michael Zemcov interviewed by North Shore News for his part in contributing to NASA’s new mission to explore the origins of the universe by performing the first near-infrared all-sky spectral survey.
#RIT alumnus Andrew Ramsey '18 received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award in computer engineering to help drones assist with search and rescue operations in difficult terrain where GPS might not be reliable. t.co/EeQ6XOkgOk
Fifth-year computing security student Josh Geise and his high school friend Brian Martens ’18 (management information systems) started the The Shore Foundation, their own nonprofit organization that donates refurbished computers to people in need. t.co/AUGbAVftzh#RIT
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.@HumaneSociety is presenting a three-day workshop, "Forward Food Culinary Experience," to @RITDining that will offer hands-on training on how to prepare plant-based meals that are delicious, cost-effective and sustainable. #RITt.co/akqeQfWvvM
Graduates from RIT's Class of 2019 share what's next for them. From Fortune 500 companies to prestigious graduate programs and service opportunities, these students have some amazing futures ahead!