A national manufacturing institute led by Nabil Nasr, associate provost and founding director of RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability, is marking five years of accelerating the transition to a circular economy in the United States.
Diverse subjects involving safety and autonomous automobiles, Black women in computing, and Italian cinema are just some of the winning entries for this year’s student writing awards, sponsored by RIT’s College of Liberal Arts.
RIT contributed to a massive study on a tiny roadside weed that shows urbanization is leading to adaptive evolution at a global scale. As part of the Global Urban Evolution Project (GLUE) project, scientists from 160 cities across six continents collected more than 110,000 samples of white clover plants in urban, suburban, and rural areas to study urbanization’s effects on the plants.
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute is collaborating with Syracuse University’s Center for Sustainable Community Solutions on a grant award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist communities and stakeholders in New York state with reducing the amount of edible food that goes to waste.
Soon industrial robots in warehouses will be smart enough to know which has the right of way in busy aisles. Researchers at RIT are developing an intelligent materials handling system for warehouses that integrates smart technologies.
RIT Dubai President Yousef Al Assaf recently sat down for an interview with Bob Finnerty, RIT’s associate vice president of communications, to discuss the new RIT Dubai campus and his vision for RIT Dubai.