Wed, 23 May 2018
University Research Awards for 2018-19 have been awarded to 15 projects ranging from an analysis of the roles of prisons in the Rochester region, to a new approach to genome editing, to new initiatives for advanced materials for powerful lasers.
Wed, 09 May 2018
A new hands-on learning and research lab envisioned for the Carlson Science and Engineering Library will give students and faculty a place to explore augmented and virtual reality—regardless of their level of expertise.
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.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018
Researcher Mohammad Kazemi has proposed an entirely new concept for computer architecture to overcome the problems of heat transfer inherent in traditional microprocessors.
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, 06 Feb 2018
A researcher and a computer engineer team up to build a mobile app that is already starting to help parents and caregivers facing fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
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.
Thu, 03 Aug 2017
Two undergraduates have joined a summer research project focused on building a machine-learning interface that generates musical scores from audio files.
Tue, 11 Jul 2017
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.5 million grant to support the development of a mobile app providing peer-to-peer interventions for parents of children with fetal alcohol syndrome disorders (FASD).
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.