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SMS at GCEA 2017

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This past summer SMS students and professors attended the annual Graphic Communications Education Association (GCEA) Conference in Toronto. This year’s theme was Women in Print. The conference was an opportunity to bring educators and students together for five days of seminars, presentations, and networking. SMS Professors Christine Heusner and Shu Chang attended to present about the Smart Textiles course at …

3D Printing Workflow

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This course is a workflow approach to the precise modeling objects that 3D printing requires. It will run this spring (2016-2017 school year), so be sure to enroll quickly! Students investigate the use case of the 3D printed products they design, and make parts accordingly through the software. The modeling software used in this course are unique – where the …

Chuck Hull

3D Printing: Manufacturing the Future with Chuck Hull

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Chuck Hull is the Chief Technology Officer of 3D Systems, holder of over 85 patents, and considered the father of 3D printing. Hull was awarded the Melbert B. Cary Jr. Award, a prestigious honor that is presented to those who have advanced technology in graphic communications and related industries. Before the award ceremony on April 21st, 2016, Hull gave a …

RIT Dominates TAGA Research Agenda

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At the TAGA conference yesterday, a paper co-authored by RIT Professor Bob Eller was presented by Mark Samworth of Esko, and today RIT Professor Bob Chung presented research that he conducted with Professor Elena Fedorovskaya. Further, Professor Chung is on the docket to cap of the sessions with research that he has completed with the help of RIT Graduate students …

Cary Colloquium

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The evolution of 3-D microscale printing was the topic of discussion at the first Cary Endowed Breakfast Colloquium on April 23. Dr. Shu Chang, the Melbert B. Cary Jr. Distinguished Professor, organized the colloquium and invited all students and faculty interested in 3-D printing. Dr. Nancy Ferris, Director of Kodak Research Labs and Vice President of the Kodak Technology Center, …

You’re Invited to the Cary Breakfast Colloquium

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The first Cary Endowed Professor Breakfast Colloquium will be centered around the topic of the New Face (Phase) of Printing. Dr. Nancy Ferris, Director of Kodak Research Labs and Vice President of the Kodak Technology Center, will lead the discussion on the “Evolution of Graphics Printing Towards Micro-scale Manufacturing”. In her presentation, Ferris will focus on attributes in graphics printing …

MS Print Media Program Advisor: Dr. Shu Chang

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Dr. Chang is a professor in the graduate program, MS Print Media, in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Chang earned her Ph. D. in Material Science at the University of Minnesota. She found a degree in Material Science very interesting because it applied to real scenarios in the print industry. After school, she first worked at Xerox in …

CMIC Summit 2014

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The RIT Cross-Media Innovation Center hosted its third annual summit to connect academia, technology manufacturers and service providers in the graphic communication industry and discuss current issues. During the two-day summit held on October 15 and 16, presenters focused on four areas in the industry including promotional communication, transactional communication, publishing and functional printing. Professors in The School of Media Sciences …