Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science
September 21, 2021
RIT awarded nearly $2 million for NSF Research Traineeship Program, AWARE-AI
To help address a lack of diversity, as well as gaps in AI curricula, RIT was awarded a grant of nearly $2 million by the NSF to create a new research traineeship program for graduate students
September 16, 2021
Christopher Kanan earns NSF CAREER Award to develop brain-inspired AI systems
Christopher Kanan, an associate professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award and grant for his five-year project to expand the capabilities of artificial intelligence systems using new brain-inspired methods.
July 27, 2021
First-year students create imaging system that uses lasers to paint caricatures
A team of first-year RIT students developed a system that uses imaging technology and lasers to produce artistic caricatures. Three of the students will showcase the system at the Undergraduate Research Symposium.
July 13, 2021
NGA funds RIT researchers to explore the limits of spectral remote sensing imaging systems
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is funding a team of RIT imaging scientists to study the limits of spectral remote sensing imaging systems. The team received a grant of up to $1 million to conduct fundamental research on imaging systems over the next two to five years.
May 5, 2021
Imaging science student makes dream job at Facebook a Reality
Jared Gregor is about to graduate with a degree in imaging science and take an exciting new job at Facebook Reality Labs, but he never would have found his college major without a happy accident.
April 28, 2021
Rochester Rising: RIT is helping make Rochester a next-generation technology hub
Move over, Silicon Valley. Rochester, N.Y., can be the next great American technology hub.
April 23, 2021
RIT researchers using drones and artificial intelligence to help assess crop growth
The National Science Foundation awarded Guoyu Lu, an assistant professor in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, more than $583,000 to spearhead the project.
April 14, 2021
Emmett Ientilucci’s knack for engaging students earns him award for excellence in teaching
Emmett Ientilucci's rapport with students is earning him recognition as the recipient of this year’s Richard and Virginia Eisenhart Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which recognizes tenure-track faculty who excel in teaching and leadership on campus.
March 23, 2021
New AI from RIT researchers can play Starcraft II; project is DARPA-funded
WROC-TV talks to Christopher Kanan, assistant professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, about an artificial intelligence project.
March 12, 2021
RIT researchers helping to develop artificial intelligence systems capable of playing 'Starcraft II'
A team of researchers that develops artificial intelligence systems is putting its work to a unique new test: creating machines capable of playing the popular video game Starcraft II. Researchers think it could be an important stepping stone to advancing practical solutions such as self-driving cars, service robots, and other real-world applications.
February 24, 2021
RIT faculty using smartphones and artificial intelligence to help assess crop roots
An RIT faculty member is creating new artificial intelligence systems that could empower agricultural researchers, breeders, nurseries, and other users to analyze the roots of their crops with the power of their smartphones. Assistant Professor Guoyu Lu is receiving a $450,000 New Investigator grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to conduct the research.
February 2, 2021
RIT professor co-designed drone imaging system that can determine grape farm health
WROC-TV highlights work by Jan van Aardt, professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science.