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Qiang Lin receives nation’s top honor for early-career investigators

Wed, 10 Jul 2019

Qiang Lin, an expert in integrated quantum photonics and nonlinear nanophotonics at the University of Rochester, is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).


What do you do when your motor melts? The solution lies in data

Tue, 09 Jul 2019

Last year, Rochester’s Solar Splash team didn’t even make it to the college championships solar and electric boating. This year, a renewed focus on data science saw the team take home awards for innovation and most improved team.


Student delegation heads to global leadership symposium

Fri, 28 Jun 2019

For the second year, the University is sending a group to the University Scholars Leadership Symposium to learn about humanitarianism, social change on a global scale, and how to best respond to the needs of the marginalized.


Finding order in the chaos of turbulence

Wed, 26 Jun 2019

A new set of conservation laws developed by Rochester researchers are unique to the turbulent flows within magnetic fields, and could help explain the evolution of stars and galaxies.


Kyoto Prize honors Ching Tang, pioneer of OLED technology

Fri, 14 Jun 2019

Japan’s highest private award for global achievement recognizes Tang’s work in developing thin-film, light-emitting technology now widely used in computers, smartphones, and televisions.


University drops first-year admission standardized test requirement

Wed, 12 Jun 2019

As part of the new test-optional policy, applicants for first-year admission to the College at the University are no longer required to submit any standardized test results to the Office of Admissions.


Researchers ‘stretch’ the ability of 2D materials to change technology

Mon, 10 Jun 2019

Moore’s Law predicts that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit will double every two years. As technology nears the limits of Moore’s Law, Rochester researchers have combined 2D materials with oxide materials in a new way, with new possibilities for computing power.


Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

Thu, 16 May 2019

Find final details and logistics for this year's Commencement ceremonies.


Students make assembly line more accessible for workers with disabilities

Wed, 15 May 2019

The graduating seniors behind THOR Designs are the first all-female engineering team to compete in a state-wide competition to bring assistive technologies to New Yorkers in the workplace.


Human powered vehicle offers ‘so many things’ in one project

Wed, 15 May 2019

Members of the Human Powered Vehicle Challenge Team can take their senior engineering capstone project on the road, competing nationally with other student engineers to design, build, and race a new vehicle.