News by Topic: Artificial Intelligence
As one of the highest-ranked universities in the nation for computer science, RIT is a hotbed for research on artificial intelligence. Both professors and students alike work on numerous projects to see how AI can be ethically used to improve areas such as energy, medicine, and combatting false information.
October 26, 2023
Engineering faculty-researcher awarded grant to decrease computer chip vulnerabilities
Michael Zuzak, a faculty-researcher at RIT, is one of a growing field of engineers looking to improve computer chip security during manufacturing. Zuzak received a two-year National Science Foundation grant to use the developmental practice of logic obfuscation to enable system-wide security during the manufacturing and testing of integrated circuits.
October 16, 2023
Two RIT students earn Google Ph.D. Fellowships for AI computing research
Two RIT students have won Google Ph.D. Fellowships for their work as some of the most promising young academics in the world. Emily Kuang and Allahsera Auguste Tapo—both in the computing and information sciences Ph.D. program—will receive full tuition, a stipend, and Google research mentorship as part of their fellowships for up to three years.
October 15, 2023
Will we still have antibiotics in 50 years? We asked 7 global experts
The Conversation asks Andre Hudson, dean of the College of Science, whether we will have antibiotics 50 years from now.
October 5, 2023
Generative AI Meets Scientific Publishing
Optics and Photonics News talks to Jennifer Freer, liaison/librarian to the Saunders College of Business, about ethical and copyright issues with ChatGPT.
October 4, 2023
Engineering technology faculty member uses ChatGPT as a modern ‘teaching assistant’
Clark Hochgraf, faculty associate for artificial intelligence in RIT’s College of Engineering Technology, will assist CET faculty as they learn more about the capabilities of generative AI to improve student learning in courses.
October 2, 2023
Fall semester brings plentiful opportunities for international exchanges
As part of RIT’s ongoing commitment to academic and cultural exchanges, several cohorts of international students, including those from Ireland, Germany, and Indonesia, visited campus this fall. The visits were spearheaded, in part, by RIT Global, which has developed partnerships with nearly 100 countries.
September 27, 2023
Mastercard partners with Rochester Institute of Technology in Dubai to foster AI talent and accelerate innovation
Mastercard announces a Memorandum of Understanding with RIT Dubai.
September 22, 2023
Researchers explore how embracing AI can create new opportunities for traditional artisans
Many creators are hesitant to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) as part of the artistic process. Opting to dive in head first, industrial designers Juan Noguera and Paolo Cardini are interested in the new technology’s potential to provide more autonomy for traditional artisans across the globe.
August 30, 2023
Generative artificial intelligence has entered the classroom
As students and faculty return to classes, generative AI tools are presenting many challenges and opportunities. At RIT, the community is acknowledging that generative AI is here to stay and can be used as a force for good.
August 21, 2023
RIT introduces new neuroscience BS program
RIT is offering a new bachelor’s degree in neuroscience beginning this fall. The Bachelor of Science degree will focus on how the brain works and how to apply that knowledge to develop systems for new frontiers, such as advancing artificial intelligence, combating neurodegenerative diseases, and assisting those with learning disabilities.
August 15, 2023
Local universities prepared to teach ethics of using generative AI
Rochester Business Journal talks to Neil Hair, executive director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, about how RIT faculty members are incorporating AI tools into their courses.
August 10, 2023
How to use ChatGPT to apologize
Essay co-written by Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, published by The Boston Globe. (This content requires a subscription to view.)