Research News

July 16, 2018 2:44PM - Deaf individuals are up to seven times more likely to experience cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and stroke due to the significant health disparity and knowledge gaps in preventative health, said Professor Peter Hauser, an expert on the long-term impact of deaf individuals' early language acquisition, at a United Nations...
July 16, 2018 2:25PM - Rochester Institute of Technology expanded its partnership with Malmö University this summer by hosting Malmö undergraduate students for a 10-week intensive research experience. The Malmö students are conducting research in human-centered computational sensing alongside students from across the United States participating in the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site in Computational...
July 16, 2018 1:46PM - Spacecraft outfitted with sails and propelled by the sun are no longer the stuff of science fiction or theoretical space missions. Now, a Rochester Institute of Technology researcher is taking solar sailing to the next level with advanced photonic materials. Metamaterials-a new class of manmade structures with unconventional properties-could represent the next...
July 12, 2018 10:12PM - RIT displayed its signature blend of arts and technology Thursday in an evening of entertainment centered on a major announcement about the university's future. "RIT has publicly launched a $1 billion blended campaign, the largest fundraising effort in the university's history," President David Munson told nearly 2,000 invited guests at RIT's Gene Polisseni...
July 10, 2018 1:10PM - A Rochester Institute of Technology-led consortium has won a $19.5 million, five-year award from the New York State Department of Environmental Conversation (DEC) to operate the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I), allowing RIT to continue to lead important environmental projects and initiatives that have a significant impact on businesses...
June 28, 2018 4:31PM - The planned Global Cybersecurity Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology got a tremendous boost with the receipt of $5 million grant through the New York State Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program. The grant, combined with designated funding from a donation made by 2009 RIT alumnus Austin McChord, will go toward construction...
June 20, 2018 12:15PM - Rochester Institute of Technology is hosting seven federally funded research programs this summer, the most of any college in New York state. More than 50 undergraduate students from around the country are in Rochester to try their hand at research as part of the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program through the...
June 18, 2018 9:00AM - Dhireesha Kudithipudi and Christopher Kanan are professors with different kinds of students. Their classrooms are labs, and the students are high-tech computers they are "teaching to think." Kudithipudi, a professor of computer engineering, and Kanan, an assistant professor of imaging science, are part of a growing group of  RIT researchers working in...