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RIT to host World Remanufacturing Conference

May 24, 2017

We are proud to be hosting the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference, a two-day event in which remanufacturing leaders can learn and discuss the most salient topics in the industry. Over 100 remanufacturing industry leaders have registered to attend, ensuring a singular opportunity to collaborate for the global improvement of the industry.

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RIT's Nabil Nasr honored for lifetime of engineering distinction and leadership

April 20, 2017

Dr. Nabil Nasr, associate provost for academic affairs and founding director of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), has been honored for a lifetime of engineering distinction and leadership by the Rochester Engineering Society.

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RIT named by U.S. Dept. of Energy to lead new Manufacturing USA Institute on clean energy

Jan 4, 2017

Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) was selected today by the U.S. Department of Energy, as part of its Manufacturing USA initiative, to lead its new Reducing Embodied-Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute—a national coalition of leading universities and companies that will forge new clean energy initiatives deemed critical in keeping U.S. manufacturing competitive.

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RIT presents at Disruptive Innovation Festival

Nov 6, 2015

Eight presenters from the Golisano Institute for Sustainability and from across Rochester Institute of Technology were prominently featured during five presentations during the 2015 Disruptive Innovation Festival, sponsored by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The festival is an all-access online event featuring worldwide experts, entrepreneurs, business leaders, makers and doers who are exploring innovations shaping the future economy. "This is a very exciting and exclusive opportunity for RIT and GIS," said Dr. Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of GIS and one of the festival's notable presenters. "This online event is being produced by a world-leading education and change agents in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which is challenging the linear 'take, make and dispose' model of the economy as it advocates for a more prosperous, restorative regenerative economy." Dr. Nasr presented on "Remanufacturing and the Circular Economy", describing the growth and current state of the remanufacturing sector, and explaining how it can contribute to the Circular Economy model. For more information on the Disruptive Innovation Festival and to listen to presentations, visit the festival website.

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RIT's Nabil Nasr speaks at 2015 World Resources Forum

Oct 14, 2015

Today Dr. Nabil Nasr, director of RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability, presented his insights during the week-long event focusing on the Circular Economy, Sustainable Development, Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) solutions and Resource Governance. He discussed the role of disruptive innovation in the Circular Economy during the 2015 World Resources Forum program in Davos, Switzerland.

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Reman Roadmap consortium Steering Committee formed

Sep 29, 2015

Dr. Nabil Nasr, Director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, founder of the Center for Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery at RIT, and world-renowned expert in remanufacturing, today joined leaders from prominent remanufacturing industry groups and partner companies to form the Steering Committee of the Remanufacturing Research Consortium.

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RIT receives $495,000 NIST grant to advance remanufacturing

May 6, 2015

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) today received a $495,608 grant from the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help accelerate the growth of advanced manufacturing and increase the competitiveness of the remanufacturing industry in the United States. The grant will support industry-driven consortia in developing research plans and charting collaborative actions to solve high-priority technology challenges in the manufacturing industry.

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