News by Topic: Engineering
November 18, 2019
Learning from Industry: Employers keep RIT’s curriculum forward-looking
For the last several decades, volunteer groups have played a pivotal role in keeping RIT’s curriculum relevant and current with the latest industry trends. The groups of 10 to 30 leaders from a wide variety of companies come together a few times a year to offer their insights for RIT faculty and staff in nearly every college.
November 14, 2019
Student Spotlight: Ph.D. student receives two awards for research
While attending the 2019 American Electrophoresis Society (AES) annual meeting at the Scix conference, Nicole Hill, a microsystems engineering doctoral student, received two awards for her research: The Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS) first place Poster Award and the Wiley Innovation Award.
November 12, 2019
New book by RIT’s Nabil Nasr assembles world’s thought leaders on remanufacturing
A new book by Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of RIT’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), brings together many of the world’s thought leaders on the fundamentals of remanufacturing and its vital link to resource efficiency and the circular economy—including two additional authors from RIT.
November 5, 2019
Studying the Side Effects of Vaping and E-Cigarettes
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers features Risa Robinson, department head, mechanical engineering.
November 1, 2019
RIT named among top ‘green’ colleges by Princeton Review for ninth straight year
For the ninth consecutive year, RIT has been named one of the greenest universities by The Princeton Review—achieving a “Green Rating” score of 97 out of a possible 99—the university’s highest rating ever.
October 31, 2019
To Close the STEM Gender Gap, We Have to Address the Hard Issues
Women 2.0 talks to Jeanne Christman, associate professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering Technology, and Margaret Bailey, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
October 23, 2019
World Remanufacturing Conference brings industry thought leaders to Rochester
More than 140 thought leaders and executives from around the world gathered in Rochester for the third-annual RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference, which featured the latest information on emerging trends and issues of critical importance to the remanufacturing industry.
October 22, 2019
Student who starred on Nigerian TV follows his passions for music, engineering at RIT
Adesola "Dewé" Adedewe, a third-year electrical engineering major, may be thousands of miles from his native Nigeria, but that doesn’t stop him from being recognized by other international students who watched him as a contestant on The Voice: Nigeria, which aired throughout the African continent in 2016.
October 18, 2019
Student Spotlight: From studying abroad to a master’s degree
Lucie Le Scolan came to RIT from Rennes, France, on a study abroad trip last fall as a graduation requirement for her former school. Once she completed her five-year engineering diploma, she decided to return to RIT for her master’s degree in engineering management.
October 15, 2019
RIT/NTID Career Fair to bring record number of employers to campus to recruit deaf/hard-of-hearing students
Representatives from more than 50 local and national corporations, federal agencies and nonprofit organizations looking to diversify their workforce will meet with hundreds of deaf and hard-of-hearing students—who also are prospective employees—at the 19th annual Career Fair on Oct. 17.
October 11, 2019
Student Spotlight: Exploring engineering through Hot Wheelz team
RIT Hot Wheelz is a student-run Formula SAE Hybrid racing team that offers hands-on experience for female-identifying students interested in learning more about racing vehicles. Hannah Sones, a second-year industrial engineering major from Medina, N.Y., joined the team during her first semester at RIT.
September 26, 2019
RIT hosts two new webinars about engineering leadership programs
Professionals interested in advancing leadership skills in high-tech industries can learn about different degree options through an informational webinar hosted by Kate Gleason College of Engineering on Oct. 17 and Nov. 14.