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We apply new research and technological innovations to solve the practical challenges that businesses, governments, and communities face today.

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Our team of industry-experienced engineers have helped hundreds of clients to develop products, optimize processes, and advance new technologies.

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100%

Job Placement

For each of the past three years, 100% of Golisano Institute for Sustainability graduates enter either the workforce or graduate study within six months of graduation

5:1

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Our students receive the support and guidance they need from GIS’s committed faculty.

6

Applied Research Centers

Centers dedicated to research and development in energy, manufacturing, transportation/mobility, and the built environment

$14M+

Sponsored Research Funding Annually

The Golisano Institute for Sustainability consistently wins grants and project research dollars to benefit students and businesses

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  • July 2, 2020

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    Blog: What is life cycle assessment (LCA)?

    One of the most common methodologies for quantifying sustainability is life cycle assessment (LCA). It can give businesses, policymakers, and consumers valuable data for understanding the environmental impact of industrial processes and systems.

  • July 2, 2020

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    Workplace Safety Plan in response to COVID-19 available

    RIT's “Workplace Safety Plan in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic” focuses on the health and safety of our faculty, staff, student employees, visitors, and other invited guests, and is aligned with applicable local, state, and federal laws.

  • June 18, 2020

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    Tigers Helping Tigers fundraising event features performing artists

    RIT is hosting a virtual event to raise money for the COVID-19 Emergency Fund, Division of Diversity and Inclusion General Support Fund, and other funds that directly impact students. "Tigers Helping Tigers: An Event to Move Students Forward" will include pre-recorded performances from RIT students and student groups and will be streamed online.

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