Research News

May 16, 2018 3:03PM - Jing Zhang, a faculty member at Rochester Institute of Technology, received a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for work to develop new, highly efficient ultraviolet light sources. Devices Zhang's research group is creating have the potential to demonstrate that a deeper, fairly unrealized range of the ultraviolet (UV) light...
May 8, 2018 4:06PM - Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus and trustee Frank Sklarsky and his family have made a gift to Saunders College of Business that will benefit students for years to come.   The endowed gift helps support costs associated with the Sklarsky Center for Business Analytics, a 800-square-foot space to the right of the...
May 4, 2018 12:54PM - University Communications is highlighting a few members of the Class of 2018. See more commencement news at rit.edu/news/commencement. Nathan Raw considers himself an expert at providing simple answers to complex questions, thanks to the undergraduate research he has done at RIT's Saunders College of Business. He also believes that his immersion into...
April 25, 2018 3:09PM - Shipwrecks, invasive species and industrial production are just a few topics of Lake Ontario researched by Rochester Institute of Technology students, with their findings on display until mid-May at the Port of Rochester terminal building, 1000 N. River St., in Charlotte. The displayed posters and "zines," miniature magazines available for visitors, are...
April 25, 2018 2:34PM - Art lovers who are deaf or hard-of-hearing soon will have access to a deeper, richer museum experience, thanks to Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf. The college is launching a mobile app to be used in its Dyer Arts Center that provides content in various forms, including...
April 20, 2018 2:05PM - Joan Bempong, a fifth-year BS/MS computer engineering student from Irving, Texas, believes that deaf women who use American Sign Language exhibit disparities in health literacy when compared to hearing women. She says limited health literacy may be caused by inaccessibility of mainstream information and healthcare services, as well as family communication...
April 19, 2018 9:40AM -  Rochester Institute of Technology honored researchers who served as principal investigators on active awards in fiscal year 2017 at an April 18 reception. Also recognized were the 19 recipients of Seed Funding Awards and 10 new inductees in RIT's PI Millionaires.  RIT investigator efforts led to $60 million in research funding in the 2017 fiscal...
April 10, 2018 2:01PM - Remanufacturing involves rigorous research to make a product useful again. Growing Field It's safe to say that nothing lasts forever. Fortunately, the useful life of many products can be extended through remanufacturing, which saves energy, reduces waste and pollution, conserves natural resources, creates jobs, and saves money. "Reman is the rebirth of a product,"...