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 17, 2022
Worried About Your Privacy? A New Tech Could Reduce Eavesdropping on Devices
Discover magazine talks to Jonathan Weissman, senior lecturer of computing security, about how and why smartphone apps listen to a user's voice.
June 9, 2022
Matt Huenerfauth named dean of Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
Matt Huenerfauth has been named dean of the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. Huenerfauth, who is an expert in computing accessibility and served as chair of RIT’s School of Information (iSchool) for the past two years, was chosen after an international search.
June 3, 2022
The opportunity at home: Can AI drive innovation in personal assistant devices and sign language?
The Microsoft Accessibility Blog features a project led by computing and information sciences Ph.D. candidate Abraham Glasser that looks at improving common interactions with smart assistants for people who use sign language.
May 24, 2022
AI-generated images could make it almost impossible to detect fake papers
Chemistry World interviews John Sohrawardi, computing and informational sciences Ph.D. student, and Matthew Wright, professor of computing security, about deepfake technology.
May 9, 2022
Kipman turns science fiction into science fact
Alex Kipman ’01 leads thousands of people on Microsoft’s mixed-reality team—including many RIT alumni. With the team, Kipman is working to create mixed-reality devices that allow people to have real collaborative experiences.
April 23, 2022
Thousands enjoy attending Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival
After going virtual for 2021, thousands of people came to the RIT campus on Saturday for an in-person Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival, which featured more than 250 exhibits throughout the campus from more than 1,800 students and faculty.
April 15, 2022
More than 250 exhibits planned for Imagine RIT
A total of 272 exhibits varying from robots, virtual reality games, molten glass demonstrations, scavenger hunts, and performing arts are planned for this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 23.
March 31, 2022
RIT’s Graduate Showcase celebrates scholarship April 7
From robot waiters to river otters, RIT’s Graduate Showcase will cover a wide variety of topics representing graduate scholarship from the university’s Henrietta and global campuses. The symposium, held April 7, will feature oral presentations in the morning and poster presentations, demonstrations, and visual exhibitions in the afternoon.
March 27, 2022
How Robots Can Assist Students With Disabilities
The New York Times interviews RIT/NTID faculty researcher Wendy Dannels and human-computer interaction graduate student Roshan Mathew about assistive technology for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
March 18, 2022
RIT, Simcona partner on robot field experiments
Rochester Beacon talks to Michael Kuhl, professor of industrial and systems engineering, about smart warehouse systems.
March 14, 2022
Faculty research improves smart warehouse technology and material handling options
Soon industrial robots in warehouses will be smart enough to know which has the right of way in busy aisles. Researchers at RIT are developing an intelligent materials handling system for warehouses that integrates smart technologies.
February 24, 2022
YouTube's Captions Insert Explicit Language in Kids' Videos
Wired interviews RIT assistant professor Ashique KhudaBukhsh about his research studying the AI algorithms that create auto-captions on YouTube and Amazon.