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Mon, 07 May 2018
As a classical guitarist, Juan Estrella ’18 chafes at the constraints traditional instruments place on artistic expression. As an engineer, he is attempting to create a “new electronic musical interface” that would set a new standard for instrument design.
Fri, 27 Apr 2018
What began as a “silly pastime” of tossing ice chunks down a borehole in Taylor Glacier, Antarctica, has led to a video with more than 8 million views and a collaboration between an acoustics expert and a climate scientist.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018
Using recital halls as their “labs,” and recording some of the best music students in the world, University researchers are creating virtual reality videos of concerts that literally immerse viewers “within” the performance onstage.
Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Inspired by Austin's South by Southwest conference, the organizers of this year's event partnered with RIT and the City of Rochester to highlight the region as a source for innovation.
Fri, 08 Sep 2017
Using a new approach to flat-panel design, Mark Bocko and his team are creating inexpensive prototypes of speakers that double as wall hangings and overhead lights.
Sat, 05 Aug 2017
Two undergraduates are spending their summer analyzing a recording that was first released nearly four decades before they were born.
Tue, 16 May 2017
Zhiyao Duan, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering who also sings in the Chinese Choral Society of Rochester, lent his engineering skills to an innovation that provides the audience with live lyrics and translations.
Wed, 03 May 2017
From drones that see color to devices that help veterinarians extract the objects our pets swallow, this year's Design Day showcases 87 seniors projects from students in five engineering departments and computer science.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017
Researchers at the University are at the cutting edge of the intersection of data science and music: developing databases to study music history, and creating algorithms to automatically identify a genre or singer.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017
With awards presented in 84 different categories, what does it mean today to produce award-worthy audio? Student host Nick Bruno '17 checks in with Grammy Award-winner sound engineer Stephen Roessner, a lecturer in the University's audio and music engineering program.