Integrated Sciences Academy – News

  • April 14, 2021

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    RIT Professor Mark Fairchild awarded Otto Schade Prize by Society for Information Display

    Professor Mark Fairchild, head of the Integrated Sciences Academy and director of the Munsell Color Science Laboratory and the program of color science in RIT’s College of Science, received the 2021 Otto Schade Prize, which recognizes vision scientists, human factor engineers, and engineers whose efforts have led to major improvements in the visual quality of electronic displays.

  • December 13, 2019

    New applied cognitive neuroscience course offered at RIT

    Designed for students who want to learn how animals transform light and other radiation into information, the Animal Vision course explores the varied approaches to visually acquiring information employed by animals.

  • November 21, 2019

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    Student to Student: Color gamut volume of HDR displays

    Fu Jiang discovered the interesting and complex topic of Color Science while taking some courses at RIT. Today, his dissertation research is focused on the Color Gamut Volume of High Dynamic Range (HDR) display.

  • September 4, 2019

    Scientist measures color on painting.

    Integrated Sciences Academy launches two new interdisciplinary minors

    The minor in applied cognitive neuroscience explores the biological underpinnings of cognition, delving into the science of the brain to understand the mental processes behind cognition and perception. The art of science/science of art minor shows how art and design can be applied in good scientific practice and how the sciences impact the materials, processes and perceptual enjoyment of the visual arts.

  • July 3, 2017

    RIT launches Integrated Sciences Academy

    The Integrated Sciences Academy in RIT’s College of Science will bring together researchers with different expertise to invent new ways to approach challenges facing a global society.