Guiping Hu recently began her new role as the sustainability department head at Golisano Institute for Sustainability. Hu arrived on campus from Iowa State University, where she served on the faculty of the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering department.
The three-year study, led by Eric Williams, a professor in the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, will look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the transition toward increased telework and mobile working and resulting implications on data security and e-waste.
After a year off due to the pandemic, the popular Goodbye, Goodbuy! sustainability program returns next week at RIT. Items for sale include clothing, furniture, appliances, lamps, bedding, kitchenware, and more. They were collected in May as students moved off campus.
Accelerate Wind, a client company in RIT’s Venture Creations business incubator, has been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help develop solutions for low-cost wind energy generation.