Rochester Institute of Technology http://wrvo.org en Innovative math workshop gets grant to expand program http://wrvo.org/post/innovative-math-workshop-gets-grant-expand-program <p></p><p>A math workshop designed in upstate New York has received a $120,000 grant to advance the model nationally.</p><p>The Rochester Institute of Technology's annual Summer Mathematics Institute Teachers’ Workshop aims to share strong stories about math in the real world to high school teachers.</p><p>The workshops bring together teachers to hear how professionals use math in a variety of careers ranging from baseball to counter-terrorism, engineering and cancer research.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 19:21:12 +0000 Kate O'Connell 41802 at http://wrvo.org Innovative math workshop gets grant to expand program Advanced video processing could help law enforcement http://wrvo.org/post/advanced-video-processing-could-help-law-enforcement <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Investigators in Boston this week quickly began sifting through more than two thousand videos and still images of the marathon route looking for potential suspects in bombing, with crowd sourcing becoming the newest tool in the arsenal of law enforcement agencies.</p><p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:31:59 +0000 Kate O'Connell 36591 at http://wrvo.org Advanced video processing could help law enforcement SU among those chosen to be NASA competition sites http://wrvo.org/post/su-among-those-chosen-be-nasa-competition-sites <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Syracuse University is one of two upstate universities have been chosen as host sites for the international NASA <a href="http://spaceappschallenge.org/" target="_blank">space apps challenge</a>. The challenge, taking place this month, brings together collaborators in 41 different countries to solve some of the toughest challenges facing space exploration and society. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:34:04 +0000 Kate O'Connell 35745 at http://wrvo.org SU among those chosen to be NASA competition sites RIT students invent new luggage tracking device http://wrvo.org/post/rit-students-invent-new-luggage-tracking-device <p>A team of Rochester Institute of Technology students has created a system that allows travelers to get real-time updates on the location of their luggage by way of an embedded device in their suitcase.<br> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 13:59:19 +0000 Kate O'Connell 34619 at http://wrvo.org RIT students invent new luggage tracking device RIT invests in technology improvements for the disabled http://wrvo.org/post/rit-invests-technology-improvements-disabled <p>Fifteen teams of students from the Rochester Institute of Technology, led by faculty, will develop technologies for assisting people with disabilities in the region. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:06:51 +0000 Kate O'Connell 30821 at http://wrvo.org Seeking more women for computer sciences http://wrvo.org/post/seeking-more-women-computer-sciences <p>The number of women graduating from computer science degrees has more than halved since the 1980s. One computer scientists recently spoke to students at the Rochester Institute of Technology and told them that women have to be included in the field to boost the economy, and to encourage equality. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 21:08:52 +0000 Kate O'Connell 30344 at http://wrvo.org