Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science
October 30, 2023
Students deliver multispectral imaging system to The State Archives in Dubrovnik
The low-cost multispectral imaging system MISHA, or the Multispectral Imaging System for Historical Artifacts, was developed by RIT experts to uncover object details that aren’t visible to the naked eye.
October 19, 2023
Imaging science students benefit from Industrial Associates event
Students in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science participated in Industrial Associates at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center on Oct. 19. The event was a chance for students to connect with industry professionals and to hear about trends in the optics industry.
September 13, 2023
RIT researcher receives award to advance study of cortical blindness
Gabriel Diaz, associate professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, and his team are aiming to understand the effects of cortical blindness on the processing of visual information used to guide behavior, like driving a vehicle. Cortical blindness affects nearly half a million stroke patients in the United States each year.
September 8, 2023
Two faculty members installed as Harris Endowed Professors in RIT’s College of Science
Christopher Collison was appointed to the Jane King Harris Endowed Professorship and Emmett Ientilucci was selected for the Gerald W. Harris Endowed Professorship by College of Science Dean Andre Hudson. RIT alumnus Jeffrey Harris ’75 (photographic science and instrumentation) and his partner, Joyce Pratt, established the professorships in 2022 with a generous gift in honor of Harris’s parents, the namesakes of the positions.
August 23, 2023
Alumnus Ronald Kemker receives U.S. Air Force’s Harold Brown Award
Alumnus Ronald Kemker ’18 Ph.D. (imaging science), a major in the United States Space Force, received the 2021 Harold Brown Award, the highest award given to a scientist or engineer who applies research to solve a problem critical to the needs of the Air Force.
July 29, 2023
RIT hosts first AEOP apprentice with imaging science department
Rochester Institute of Technology’s imaging science department is collaborating with the Army Educational Outreach Program Apprenticeships and Fellowship for the first time this summer to provide high school seniors with a paid experience to learn about the discipline through innovation and research.
July 25, 2023
RIT professor co-authors paper on new planetary formation findings
Joel Kastner, a professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science and School of Physics and Astronomy, and a team of researchers with the European Southern Observatory have discovered new evidence of how planets as massive as Jupiter can form.
July 1, 2023
Ten Years of TIRS: Data for a Thirsty World
NASA talks to Matthew Montanaro, researcher/engineer III in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, about the Landsat 8 satellite and its Thermal Infrared Sensor.
June 8, 2023
New Yorkers are getting a taste of what it's like to live in the pollution of Delhi, Doha, and Shanghai
Business Insider talks to Robert Kremens, research faculty in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, about air pollution.
May 23, 2023
Students use low-cost multispectral imaging system to uncover hidden texts
Izzy Moyer, a third-year museum studies student, earned an internship working with other RIT students on MISHA, the Multispectral Imaging System for Historical Artifacts. The system includes 16 LEDs to illuminate objects using different wavelengths of light to see the object in new ways.
May 22, 2023
RIT part of National Science Foundation grant to help spur next-generation lasers
RIT is among a group of area higher-education and industry partners sharing a $1 million Regional Innovation Engines Development Award grant from the National Science Foundation to help boost the next generation of lasers.
May 8, 2023
Squishing the barriers of physics
Four RIT faculty members are opening up soft matter physics, sometimes known as “squishy physics,” to a new generation of diverse scholars. Moumita Das, Poornima Padmanabhan, Shima Parsa, and Lishibanya Mohapatra are helping RIT make its mark in the field.