Research at RIT

The world needs collaborative thinkers who seek pressing problems and propose innovative, game-changing solutions. RIT’s researchers explore galaxies and help set the pace for a future in photonics. They are the creativity behind discoveries to sustain the planet; they provide medical technologies designed to help individuals overcome obstacles.  They are solving some of the current challenges in cybersecurity and imaging to protect people and organizations.

Through research, RIT is making an impact.

$92M

Sponsored research awards in 2022 fiscal year

16

Faculty members who have received prestigious CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation since 2014

94

Current researchers who have achieved $1 million or more in funding since 2000

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RIT is one of the top universities in the nation working at the intersection of technology, the arts, and design with close ties to industry and alumni.

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