The latest research in analytics for college and professional hockey-and for sports in general-will be explored at the third annual RIT Hockey Analytics Conference.
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This semester, RIT is launching a Ph.D. degree in mathematical modeling, elevating the emerging area of applied mathematics into its own program of study. The new program is the university's eighth doctoral degree and the fourth in the College of Science.
RIT's College of Science is expanding its focus on interdisciplinary education and industry partnerships through new leadership roles and assignments designed to enrich current curricula.
Multidisciplinary science education and research is the focus of a new academic unit in RIT’s College of Science that brings together researchers with different expertise to invent new ways to approach challenges facing a global society.
The Integrated Sciences Academy will focus on implementing specific inter- and multidisciplinary programs within the College of Science and differs from custom-tailored programs offered through RIT’s School of Individualized Study.
Rochester Institute of Technology leads universities in New York with seven federally funded summer research programs for undergraduate students, according to the National Science Foundation.
“Undergraduate research is a strategic goal for RIT, and the high number of REUs reflects well on our faculty,” said Sophia Maggelakis, dean of RIT’s College of Science. “Our faculty take seriously the responsibility to mentor and train undergraduates to make new discoveries and to pursue careers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields.”
Undergraduate student Kimberlee Keithley has maintained a 4.0 GPA since she began at RIT. She is the 2017 winner of the Norman A. Miles Scholarship, which recognizes that achievement. She’ll go into her final year at RIT to complete two degrees, one in chemical engineering and the other in applied mathematics.
The Rochester Institute of Technology community gathered to celebrate some of the university’s greatest proponents of diversity and inclusion at A Celebration of Excellence on May 3.
The Division of Diversity & Inclusion hosted the inaugural award ceremony and presented Beacon Awards to three students—Maria Smith (COS), Rashik Sikder and Brendan John (COS)—as well as a two-time alumnus, Orlando Ortiz.
A leading figure in artificial intelligence will talk about machine learning at Rochester Institute of Technology as part of the RIT Data Science Research Group Seminar Series.
Rochester Institute of Technology will hold its first DataFest hackathon this spring, joining a growing list of colleges and universities participating in the American Statistical Association-sponsored event.
Rochester Institute of Technology faculty member Nathan Cahill was named a Rising Researcher by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for his contributions to defense and security research.