Stories related to "research"
March 24, 2023
Researcher receives funding to improve infrastructure safety for nuclear waste disposal
Researchers at RIT are investigating the combined physical effects of heat, chemical reactions, and seismic activity on concrete lining structures used to dispose of nuclear waste. Results from the work could improve nuclear waste infrastructure designs, better long-term safety management, and refine strategies to meet climate change targets.
March 23, 2023
RIT studying impacts of pandemic on local healthcare workers
WHEC-TV talks to Anthony Jimenez, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, about his research on the effect of COVID on healthcare workers.
March 22, 2023
RIT honors 14 researchers added to prestigious PI Millionaires group
RIT faculty members, who led research initiatives as principal investigators, were honored at a reception on March 21 to celebrate the individuals who helped the university reach record awards surpassing $92 million and place among the top private research universities in the country.
March 21, 2023
RIT acquires equipment from Vanguard Automation to advance photonics packaging research and development
RIT recently acquired Vanguard Automation’s SONATA 1000 3D-nanoprinter, a next-generation technology for advanced photonic packaging and integration. The new equipment will advance how the university is solving the challenges of building and using photonic integrated circuit chips, lasers, and optical fibers.
March 20, 2023
National institute, led in part by RIT, hosting first-ever conference in Washington, D.C.
REMADE Institute, led in part by RIT, this week is hosting the inaugural REMADE Circular Economy Technology Summit and Conference in Washington, D.C., showcasing promising strategies and technologies for accelerating the adoption of a circular economy.
March 17, 2023
Voice deepfakes are calling – here’s what they are and how to avoid getting scammed
Essay by Matthew Wright, professor and chair, and Christopher Schwartz, postdoctoral research associate, both in the Department of Computing Security, published by The Conversation.
March 16, 2023
RIT’s research division hosts PI Reception event March 21
RIT’s Principal Investigator Reception recognizes faculty and staff who have received external research funding, including the newest class of PI Millionaires, a group of faculty researchers that have surpassed $1 million in career funding at RIT.
March 14, 2023
RIT professor conducts study on the pandemic’s impact on healthcare workers
WROC-TV features a research project by Anthony Jimenez, assistant professor in RIT’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology, on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic faced by regional healthcare practitioners.
March 10, 2023
RIT scientists develop technology to analyze police body-cam footage
WHEC-TV talks to John McCluskey, professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, about a grant received by Ernest Fokoue, professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences, to study how to analyze body-worn camera footage. McCluskey is also part of the research project.
March 10, 2023
First images released from JWST’s largest general observer program
Tech Explorist features the first images from the largest program in the James Webb Space Telescope, COSMOS-Web, co-led by principal investigator Jeyhan Kartaltepe, associate professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy.
March 10, 2023
Color science program partners with Norwegian University of Science and Technology
RIT’s color science program is partnering with counterparts from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology to provide faculty and students new foreign exchange learning opportunities. The Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills awarded a 3 million Norwegian Krone (roughly $300,000) UTFORSK grant to fund travel opportunities for graduate students and faculty involved with both programs.
March 9, 2023
New images from James Webb telescope released, part of RIT co-led research project
WROC-TV features the first images from the largest program in the James Webb Space Telescope, COSMOS-Web, co-led by principal investigator Jeyhan Kartaltepe, associate professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy.