News by Topic: Imaging Science
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
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 14, 2021
Emmett Ientilucci’s knack for engaging students earns him award for excellence in teaching
Emmett Ientilucci's rapport with students is earning him recognition as the recipient of this year’s Richard and Virginia Eisenhart Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which recognizes tenure-track faculty who excel in teaching and leadership on campus.
March 24, 2021
Integrating diverse satellite images sharpens our picture of activity on Earth
Essay by Amanda Ziemann ’10, ’11 MS (applied mathematics), a remote sensing scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, published by Space.com.
March 12, 2021
RIT researchers helping to develop artificial intelligence systems capable of playing 'Starcraft II'
A team of researchers that develops artificial intelligence systems is putting its work to a unique new test: creating machines capable of playing the popular video game Starcraft II. Researchers think it could be an important stepping stone to advancing practical solutions such as self-driving cars, service robots, and other real-world applications.
February 24, 2021
RIT faculty using smartphones and artificial intelligence to help assess crop roots
An RIT faculty member is creating new artificial intelligence systems that could empower agricultural researchers, breeders, nurseries, and other users to analyze the roots of their crops with the power of their smartphones. Assistant Professor Guoyu Lu is receiving a $450,000 New Investigator grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to conduct the research.
February 19, 2021
Rochester optics on landed Mars rover Perseverance
WROC-TV interviews Michael Richmond, professor of physics and astronomy, about NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover.
January 26, 2021
RIT professor developing drone imaging systems to help farmers monitor grapevine nutrients
RIT Professor Jan van Aardt from the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science is receiving more than $357,000 in funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to help grape growers make data-driven nutrient-management decisions.
January 15, 2021
College of Science experiences boom in sponsored research
Several School of Physics and Astronomy faculty secured large grants as principal investigators during a banner summer.
January 15, 2021
Research takes flight at Tait Preserve
Scientists began conducting research at the Tait Preserve of RIT for the first time this summer. Researchers from the Digital Imaging and Remote Sensing Laboratory were the first to use the site, collecting data using imaging technology flown on unmanned aerial systems, or drones.