News by Topic: Grants
Groundbreaking research is always happening at RIT. Thanks to grants from organizations such as the National Science Foundation, RIT can continue pushing the boundaries of all known sciences, from medicine to astrophysics.
July 30, 2021
RIT’s Saunders College creating online life sciences MBA
Rochester Business Journal announces that RIT’s Saunders College of Business will use a grant of up to $500,000 from Empire State Development to establish a new online life sciences executive MBA entrepreneurship program.
July 29, 2021
RIT’s Saunders College awarded $500,000 to establish life science Executive MBA entrepreneurship program
Saunders College of Business has been awarded a grant of up to $500,000 to establish an online life sciences Executive MBA entrepreneurship program. The new degree will be formed in partnership with RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering, College of Science, and Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.
July 21, 2021
CAREER Awards advance promising research for future innovators and leaders
NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award winners are among an elite group of research faculty on campus and across the country. CAREER Awards are just one of several indicators of a university’s growing research initiatives, funding sources, and faculty innovation.
July 21, 2021
Rui Li earns NSF CAREER Award to create machine intelligence that can grow and adapt
Rui Li, an assistant professor in RIT’s Ph.D. program in computing and information sciences, received a NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award and grant to develop machine intelligence that can actually grow when given new information.
July 15, 2021
RIT College of Health Sciences and Technology students gain hands-on experience during clinical trial
RIT undergraduates Jewel Amrich and Courtney Casteen in the College of Health Sciences and Technology are on the frontline of a national clinical trial focused on preventing the risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and stroke through lifestyle management.
July 14, 2021
Saunders College of Business expansion and renovation will break ground this fall
Designed by LaBella Associates, the renovations will almost double the size of Saunders College of Business's Max Lowenthal Hall. Existing spaces will also be renovated.
July 13, 2021
NGA funds RIT researchers to explore the limits of spectral remote sensing imaging systems
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is funding a team of RIT imaging scientists to study the limits of spectral remote sensing imaging systems. The team received a grant of up to $1 million to conduct fundamental research on imaging systems over the next two to five years.
July 8, 2021
Biomedical engineering faculty member receives NSF funding to further develop microfluidic devices
Blanca Lapizco-Encinas, a professor in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering, recently received a National Science Foundation grant for $348,000 to develop a new separation technique to be used in microfluidic devices.
July 2, 2021
NSF renews funding for RIT to help detect and characterize low-frequency gravitational waves
The National Science Foundation renewed its support of the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav) with a $17 million grant over five years to operate the NANOGrav Physics Frontiers Center (PFC). RIT will receive $703,000 over the next five years to contribute research to the NANOGrav PFC.
June 25, 2021
Collaboration between RIT and St. Xavier’s College focuses on homelessness
RIT and St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai, India, are partnering to provide training and scholarship in global behavioral health.
June 24, 2021
RIT behavioral health training program receives McGowan Foundation grant
A grant from the McGowan Foundation will support a postdoctoral fellowship in RIT’s Priority Behavioral Health and Clinical Psychology Training Program in the College of Health Sciences and Technology.
June 17, 2021
K-12 students build skills at RIT summer camps—from cybersecurity to college-readiness boot camp
RIT’s summer day camp programs offer young learners a foray into astrophysics, cybersecurity, energy and the environment, and college readiness. While RIT’s regular in-person Camp Tiger is on hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic, RIT’s K-12 University Center is providing select programs via a secure virtual platform through RIT’s Innovative Learning Institute.