December 6, 2021
RIT scientists develop machine learning techniques to shed new light on pulsars
New machine learning techniques developed by scientists at Rochester Institute of Technology are revealing important information about how pulsars—rapidly rotating neutron stars—behave. In a new study published by Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, the researchers outlined their new techniques and how they applied to study Vela, the brightest radio pulsar in the sky.
October 14, 2021
Mathematical modeling Ph.D. student earns FDA fellowship
Kimberly Dautel, a mathematical modeling Ph.D. student, is undertaking COVID-19 modeling research thanks to a fellowship from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
March 12, 2021
The power of science
Essay by Sophia Maggelakis, dean of the College of Science, published by the Rochester Beacon.
February 22, 2021
RIT retools its wastewater testing approach for the spring semester
RIT is continuing to refine the way it monitors wastewater to assess the prevalence of coronavirus on campus.
November 24, 2020
The odds of contracting COVID-19 at Thanksgiving
WHEC-TV talks to Nathan Cahill, associate professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences and director of the mathematical modeling Ph.D. program, about potential exposure to COVID-19.