Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science – News
November 14, 2019
Alumni reflect 30 years after Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science opened its doors
The Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science became the only place in the world where students could pursue degrees in the interdisciplinary field of imaging science when it opened its doors in 1989. Thirty years later, alumni returned to campus for a celebration and interactive open house during Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend.
October 28, 2019
‘Coming of Age’ describes how a signature program shaped RIT’s future
A new book published by RIT Press documents RIT’s trajectory from a teaching institute to a research university with an expanding portfolio of doctoral programs. Coming of Age: The Center for Imaging Science at Rochester Institute of Technology describes the university-wide impact of the center and first Ph.D. program.
October 22, 2019
RIT researchers win first place in international eye-tracking challenge by Facebook Research
The team, led by three Ph.D. students from the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, won first place in the OpenEDS Challenge focused on semantic segmentation.
October 15, 2019
Lakes worldwide are experiencing more severe algal blooms
Terra Daily features research by Nima Pahlevan ’12 Ph.D. (imaging science).
October 8, 2019
RIT Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff honors employee service
RIT honored employees on Tuesday morning with the annual Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff. The awards are presented to staff members who exemplify outstanding service and dedication to the university and who exhibit a high degree of personal ethics and integrity while consistently demonstrating a strong commitment to student success.
October 4, 2019
American Indian Science and Engineering Society gives RIT professor its highest honor
Professor Emeritus Roger Dube is the winner of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society's annual Ely S. Parker Award. The award recognizes engineers, scientists and educators who have provided exemplary service to the American Indian/Alaska Native community.
September 10, 2019
‘Global Women of Light’ to gather for international symposium at 2019 Frontiers in Optics
Women from academia, industry and government will meet this week to collaboratively establish strategies to advance women’s leadership across science, technology, engineering and entrepreneurship career ranks. WiSTEE Connect is collaborating with the Optical Society Foundation to organize the fourth international symposium “Global Women of Light” at the 2019 Frontiers in Optics on Sept. 15.
August 6, 2019
Thirty years of imaging science at RIT
Thirty years after the Center for Imaging Science building was dedicated, it is now home to more than 150 students studying imaging science at the undergraduate and graduate level.
July 10, 2019
RIT scientists using technology to fight invasive plants
City Newspaper reports on work by Assistant Professor Christopher Kanan and Associate Professor Christy Tyler, both in the College of Science.
June 27, 2019
How Historians Can Now See Invisible Text on Ancient Manuscripts
Gizmodo talks to David Messinger, director of the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, about using multispectral imaging to reveal ancient text and preserve fading medieval manuscripts.
June 20, 2019
Artificial intelligence and Google Street View could hold the key to stopping invasive plants
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will award two RIT faculty members a grant to map roadside infestations of five key invasive plant species in the Finger Lakes and Adirondack Park over the next two years.
April 30, 2019
NASA ponies up for next-gen solar sails
Cosmos writes about research by Grover Swartzlander, professor in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science.