News by Topic: Engineering Technology
November 10, 2019
Local snowboarder to represent Canada at Deaflympics in Italy
Guelph Today features James Brunner '17 (electrical mechanical engineering technology).
November 1, 2019
RIT and Air Force ROTC alumnus returns to talk about service, training and meeting challenges
Matt Frizzell ’16 (electrical engineering technology) shared his experiences as a pilot and first lieutenant during a recent visit with RIT’s Air Force ROTC detachment.
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 31, 2019
RIT students place second in national packaging design competition
Team Pacman, a group of undergraduate students from Rochester Institute of Technology, placed second among 54 entries from competing universities in the recent Paperboard Packaging Alliance’s national Student Design Challenge.
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.
October 1, 2019
RIT alumni highlight Manufacturing Day demonstrations of mobile and collaborative robotics on Oct. 2
Brian Jaworski ’18 (manufacturing and mechanical systems integration) and Kevin Matthews ’16 (electrical engineering technology) will discuss how “smart” robots are being used in industrial and manufacturing environments as part of Manufacturing Day 2019.
September 25, 2019
Trappist Monks Are Brewing Award-Winning Sustainable Beer
The Weather Channel talks to Scott Wolcott, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety, about microorganisms that break down organic and inorganic materials, and the plants that can benefit.
September 24, 2019
How volunteer work led to success for Orlando Ortiz, Hispanic Business Person of the Year
The Democrat and Chronicle features Orlando Ortiz '04 (manufacturing engineering technology) '08 (MBA), president of Rochester's Puerto Rican Festival and the 2019 Hispanic Business Person of the Year.
September 9, 2019
RIT hosts national speaker on engineering education
Doug Melton, program director of the Entrepreneurial Engineering Program at The Kern Family Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology, presenting “Powerful Stuff: An Entrepreneurial Mindset Built on Critical Thinking” as part of the 2019 Eugene H. Fram Signature Lecture in Critical Thinking. The event takes place 3:30-4:45 p.m. Sept. 17 in Ingle Auditorium, located in RIT’s Student Alumni Union.
September 3, 2019
RIT joins KEEN network of universities leading advances in undergraduate engineering education
RIT is now a part of KEEN: Engineering Unleashed, a national partnership of approximately 50 universities that come together to advance engineering education. The group focuses on developing graduates who are technically prepared, understand societal changes and strategically seek opportunities to improve upon these changes.
August 14, 2019
Careers 2.0: Veterans transition to new careers in electronics assembly
Electronics manufacturing is a trillion-dollar industry. driving the U.S. and local economies. RIT hosted a workshop this summer during which veterans, displaced workers and spouses of veterans gained cutting-edge skills—and career options—in the electronics industry.
August 7, 2019
RIT undergraduates share cutting-edge research at annual summer symposium
The 28th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, held on Aug. 1, is structured as a professional research conference. Research themes included everything from fundamental microbiology to the fine arts.