The Battery Prototyping Center at RIT was awarded nearly $2.2 million through the Empire State Development Grants program to expand its facility. Upgrades and expansion of the center will nearly double its current space, add new equipment, and increase training capacity in the areas of lithium-ion battery research, manufacturing, and development.
A partnership agreement between Golisano Institute for Sustainability and SUNY College at Geneseo will enable students from the state college to enroll in RIT’s sustainable systems MS degree program beginning next fall.
The New York Climate Exchange, a first-of-its-kind organization working to implement innovative climate solutions across the globe, has announced Stephen Hammer as its founding CEO. Hammer will lead a consortium of over 45 partner organizations, including RIT and other leading research universities, and multi-national companies, that are committed to solving the most pressing climate challenges of our time.
The Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC)-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference (WRC) will gather business leaders, innovators, policymakers, and other decision-makers Nov. 7-9 in Springfield, Mo., for the opportunity to discover how remanufacturing can support cleaner, more sustainable production.
Groundbreaking new research published this month—co-authored by research faculty at RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability—shows that carbon-removal solution biochar can play a significant role in emissions reductions at the global and national levels.
The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute has announced selections for its 2023-2024 Community Grants Program. The program provides nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, and local governments both financial and technical assistance for projects that promote and implement pollution-prevention practices at the community level.
Fifth-generation apple farmer Jamie Sonneville understands the stresses that come with predicting revenue in the agriculture industry. That’s why Sonneville built an intuitive labor management software tool. Her company, Agri-Trak, is part of RIT’s Venture Creations business incubator.
On Sept. 29, fourth-year packaging science major Kassidy Burrows, along with fellow packaging science majors Baylee West and Daniel Pinigin, will travel to Binghamton University to present their research at the “Keep it Fresh!” Student Packaging Research Symposium.
RIT once again made The Princeton Review Best Colleges list. Recognized for its value and career options for its students, the Best 389 Colleges 2024 edition, newly published this month, ranks the university in two Top 50 categories—No. 3 in the undergraduate game design programs and No. 44 in Green Colleges.