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.
June 9, 2021
Facial Verification Won’t Fight Fraud
Essay written by Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, published by Wired.
May 28, 2021
Venture Creations company wins $100,000 in New York state Luminate competition
OWL AI, a client company in RIT’s Venture Creations incubator, was a winner in the New York state-funded Luminate NY accelerator program. OWL AI was among 126 applicants from 22 countries that rose to the top, winning a $100,000 prize and entry into Cohort 4 of the program.
May 27, 2021
Q&A: The social costs of AI
Essay written by Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, published by The Boston Globe.
May 20, 2021
RIT professor to lead international task force on shaping future computer science curriculum
Rajendra Raj, professor of computer science, has been appointed co-chair of an international task force to revise computer science curriculum in the next decade. This is the first time someone from RIT has been selected to co-lead the task force.
May 13, 2021
Q&A: What’s the point of automated gender recognition software?
Guest essay written by Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, published by The Boston Globe.
May 11, 2021
Ph.D. students take different career paths
More than 50 students are expected to earn their Ph.D. degrees by the end of June. The hooding ceremony, which will also include Ph.D. recipients in the class of 2020, is May 15.
May 5, 2021
Video exhibits remain online for Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival
If you couldn’t tune in to this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival which was held virtually on Saturday, not to worry. The more than 250 exhibits of projects, research, and performing arts of more than 800 students, faculty, and staff will remain online for the foreseeable future and are free to access.
May 5, 2021
Imaging science student makes dream job at Facebook a Reality
Jared Gregor is about to graduate with a degree in imaging science and take an exciting new job at Facebook Reality Labs, but he never would have found his college major without a happy accident.
April 28, 2021
Alumni join forces to market smart toilet seat
Alumnus Nick Conn’s vision for a one-of-a-kind smart toilet seat that will improve the health of people around the world has made giant leaps toward becoming a reality with the help of one of RIT’s most generous patrons, Austin McChord.
April 28, 2021
Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival held virtually May 1
After a year’s hiatus due to COVID-19, the popular Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival returns virtually on Saturday, May 1, with more than 250 exhibits of projects, research and performing arts of students, faculty, and staff at RIT.
April 23, 2021
RIT researchers using drones and artificial intelligence to help assess crop growth
The National Science Foundation awarded Guoyu Lu, an assistant professor in RIT’s Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, more than $583,000 to spearhead the project.
April 5, 2021
Health Care A.I. Needs to Get Real
Evan Selinger, professor of philosophy, talks with Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad '06 (computer science), principal research scientist at KenSci Inc., about using artificial intelligence in the medical field. Selinger has published six pieces on Medium’s OneZero platform about the intersection of technology and liberal arts.