Imaging at Imagine RIT

Be sure to check out these Imaging-related exhibits at ImagineRIT 2013:
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Astronomy Research at the Insight Lab

Exhibit Code: GOS-117
Zone: Science Center
Location: Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS/008) - GOS-117
Time: All Day
Age Group: 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
Insight Lab at RIT is actively engaged in astronomy research. Come check out some of the research projects we've been working on.

Exhibitors:
Michael Every, Alexander Jermyn, Jake Noel-Storr

 

Digital Solar Explorer

Exhibit Code: GOS-119
Zone: Science Center
Location: Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS/008) - 1300/1305
Time: All Day
Age Group: 6 and under, 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
The DSE allows users to view the sun projected on an inflatable sphere. There are numerous different views that show the sun's surface in different frequencies. It uses a Wii remote for navigation and has different push pin facts on the surface for each view.

Exhibitors:
Tyler Geery, Jake Noel-Storr, Greyson Watkins

Family Science Test Pad

Exhibit Code: GOS-113
Zone: Science Center
Location: Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS/008) - 1300/1305
Time: All Day
Age Group: 7-10, 11-14

Description:
Get your family involved in science! Enjoy demonstrations from the Insight Lab Family Science Team as well as hands-on activities.

Exhibitors:
Kelly Walling, Justyn Carll, Kevan Bjornson, Jake Noel-Storr, Brandon Edquist, David Cardenas, Greg Nelson

Galaxies: Islands in the Universe

Exhibit Code: OUT-023
Zone: Science Center
Location: Outside (OUT/000) - Near Greenhouse
Time: All Day
Age Group: 6 and under, 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
Come experience a journey through our universe on a galactic scale. Learn what galaxies are, how they form, what they look like, and how astronomers observe them. The work of astrophysical sciences and technology graduate students will be on display, along with a fun and interactive look into the largest objects in our universe. Come participate in NASA's Galaxy Zoo project, and see our scale size of the universe demonstration. There will also be solar viewing through a telescope, pending good weather, and astro-trivia where you can test your space knowledge and win fun astronomy prizes. Kids and adults can create their own galaxy and help populate our "RIT Deep Field" image of the distant universe, and learn how to search for deep space objects using Star Walk on their iPad.

Exhibitors:
Valerie Rapson, Sravani Vaddi, Davide Lena, Dmitry Vorobiev, Billy Vazquez, Garreth Ruane, David Principe, Marcus Freeman, Triana Almeyda, Andrew Lipnicky, Andrew Robinson, Benjamin Sargent, Joel Kastner, Kristina Punzi, Trent Seelig, Dennis Bowen, Alexander Rasskazov

Girl Scout Astronomy Central

Exhibit Code: GOS-112
Zone: Science Center
Location: Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS/008) - 1300/1305
Time: All Day
Age Group: 7-10, 11-14

Description:
We will have a table set up where we assist Girl Scouts with exercises aimed at learning about astronomy and science. For example, we'll explain how to earn the "Sky Badge." We will investigate the sky and find out more about the planets, stars, and solar system. We will also make sky art based on what we've learned about the stars and skies.

Exhibitors:
Sean Sweeney, Nicholas Hawkins, Jake Noel-Storr

Interactive Hologram: A True 3D Display

Exhibit Code: GOR-134
Zone: Field House
Location: Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR/024) - Main Floor
Time: All Day
Age Group: 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
"Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope." Imagine if you had the ability to recreate this iconic moment from movie history right before your own eyes. Well, imagine no more. The multidisciplinary student initiated project team will be using their innovative 3D projection system to display volumetrically correct images in real space. Visible from different perspectives, 360 degrees around, this system presents an entirely new way of displaying images. The entire team that designed and built the system will be present to discuss how the design process progressed and how the system can be used in the field.

Exhibitors:
Cicely DiPaulo, Rose Rustowicz, Sean Cooper, Douglas Peck, Megan Iafrati, Brooke Saffren, Jesse Jurman, Michael Timbrook, Sean Congden, Lee Avital, Kristen Mills, Justin Peterson, Justin Cotner, Kocsen Chung, Anshul Kapoor

Insightful Teachers

Exhibit Code: GOs-109
Zone: Science Center
Location: Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS/008) - 1300/1305
Time: All Day
Age Group: 15-adult

Description:
Learn how to how to incorporate RIT Insight Lab Projects into the classroom. These projects include Space Adventure, Planeterrainium, Digital Solar Explorer, Scales of the Universe, and Stepping Stones for Research.

Exhibitors:
Ben McFadden, Brendan Reinert, Jake Noel-Storr

Planeterrainium

Exhibit Code: GOS-110
Zone: Science Center
Location: Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS/008) - 1300/1305
Time: All Day
Age Group: 6 and under, 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
The Planeterrainium is an immersive presentation that displays planetary surfaces in apparent 3D. It was created in the Spring quarter of 2011 with the goal of providing a more exciting and interactive educational tool to show the surface of Mars by projecting 3D images of its surface.

Exhibitors:
Charles Lucasiewicz, Jake Noel-Storr, Greyson Watkins

Raspberry Pi Scrambler Phone

Exhibit Code: GOR-107
Zone: Field House
Location: Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR/024) - Main Floor
Time: All Day
Age Group: 6 and under, 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
Hear what somebody eavesdropping on a scrambled telephone conversation might have heard. Analog scramblers provided Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Winston Churchill a sense of security while discussing secret war plans. We've re-created a scrambler, using a Raspberry Pi (a $25 computer) and open-source software. Try to guess what people are saying. Hear your own speech scrambled. And learn a fundamental bit of mathematics that makes it all work!

Exhibitors:
J A Stephen Viggiano, Daniel Deibel

Venture Creations Incubator

Exhibit Code: GOR-114
Zone: Field House
Location: Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR/024) - Main Floor
Time: All Day
Age Group: 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
Come join RIT's Venture Creations Incubator as we showcase some of our startup company clients: EnergyWise Partners LLC, FluxData, Inc., and R-Display & Lighting, LLC. You'll have a chance to learn about these companies and their exciting projects, meet the entrepreneurs behind the companies, and learn about how RIT is supporting the development and growth of startups throughout our region.

Exhibitors:
Rich Notargiacomo, Crystal Gulian, William Jones, Chris Carter, Mike Dwyer

Scales of the Universe

Exhibit Code: GOS-104
Zone: Science Center
Location: Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS/008) - 1300/1305
Time: All Day
Age Group: 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
Take a look at a variety of objects within our universe, from the plank length to the size of the entire observable universe! Use a Microsoft Kinect to control the objects you want to explore and compare in size.

Exhibitors:
Jake Noel-Storr, Brandon Cole, Ross Kahn, Colby Carll, Daniel Hudy

Schlieren Imaging: Seeing the Invisible

Exhibit Code: GOR-132
Zone: Field House
Location: Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR/024) - Main Floor
Time: All Day
Age Group: 6 and under, 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
See the world as you never have before! Our team has built a Schlieren system to image air currents. Put your hand in front of our system and see a live video of the heat coming from it. This unique imaging system is used to see air flows that are invisible to the naked eye. Learn a little about the science that goes into this technology and the engineering of an imaging system.

Exhibitors:
Dan Goldberg, Lindsay Quandt, Thomas Kinsman, Germain Fenger, Yasmeena Azer, Dale Ewbank, Kevin Dickey, Jonathan Rowe

Space Adventure

Exhibit Code: GOS-116
Zone: Science Center
Location: Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS/008) - 1300/1305
Time: All Day
Age Group: 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
Space Adventure allows users to soar through the solar system using only their body and voice! Zoom in and out of planets, rotate them, and travel to new planets without ever touching a remote or controller. The galaxy is at your fingertips!

Exhibitors:
Ross Kahn, Jake Noel-Storr

Tablet-Based Gaze Tracker

Exhibit Code: GLE-158
Zone: Engineering Park
Location: James E. Gleason Hall (GLE/009) - Erdle Commons
Time: All Day
Age Group: 15-adult

Description:

Exhibitors:
Tina Podrasky, Matt Kelly, Bradley Wideman, Michael Krenzer, Hemsley Pichardo

The Weather of Space

Exhibit Code: GOS-115
Zone: Science Center
Location: Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS/008) - 1300/1305
Time: All Day
Age Group: 6 and under, 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
Did you know that weather phenomena are not specific to the Earth but also occur in space? While these events are not rain, snow, sleet, or hail, space has its own specific weather that affects our world. Utilizing a visual interactive display portraying the research on predicting space weather conducted here at RIT, this exhibit will allow our visitors to trigger weather events such as solar flares and sunspots, and both audibly and visually explain the effects each has on our own environment. It will also explain how being able to predict solar weather can help us protect ourselves and improve our lives. This exhibit will be a part of the Frontiers of Science II class and grouped with other exhibits provided from the Insight Lab.

Exhibitors:
Casey DeLorme, Ryan Mentley, Rashaad Glasgow, Jake Noel-Storr, Robert Verderame, chris surel, riley janowicz

Science Lab Virtual Tours

Exhibit Code: GOs-118
Zone: Science Center
Location: Thomas Gosnell Hall (GOS/008) - 1300/1305
Time: All Day
Age Group: 11-14, 15-adult, 7-10

Description:
Have you ever wondered how RIT conducts new and exciting research? Come and explore the RIT research labs at our exhibit! Learn about the technology used in the scientific process as well as the people behind the ongoing research. This will be demonstrated through an interactive virtual tour that showcases current research at RIT. Experience the innovation through a Web-app that brings RIT's research facilities to you. Part of Frontiers of Science II course.

Exhibitors:
Jan Dvorak, Chris Stevens, Chris NeJame, Gordon Leete, Justin Premonics, Michael Yeaple, Jake Noel-Storr, Justin Schoenfeld

VoTech Game Show

Exhibit Code: GOR-127
Zone: Field House
Location: Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR/024) - Main Floor
Time: All Day
Age Group: 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
Try your hand at cartoon and sports trivia using imaging technology that takes a snapshot of your answers! Use our provided cards to answer a series of questions as a team for our webcam to pick up. That webcam's image will be used to automatically tally your answers!

Exhibitors:
Jake Noel-Storr, Vladimir Pribula, Colby Carll

"X-Ray Vision" With A Multi-Camera Array

Exhibit Code: GOR-142
Zone: Field House
Location: Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR/024) - Main Floor
Time: All Day
Age Group: 7-10, 11-14, 15-adult

Description:
Move over, Superman: You're not the only one with X-ray vision! In this exhibit, the multidisciplinary freshman imaging project design team will demonstrate the operation of their multi-camera array--a high-tech device that allows a user to see through objects as if they weren't there. Meet the students who designed and built the device, and learn how it can be used in a variety of applications. THIS IS THE FUTURE OF IMAGING!

Exhibitors:
Joe Pow, Elizabeth Bondi, Amy Becker, Elizabeth Pieri, Daniel Simon, Victoria Scholl, Victoria McGowen, William Frey, Kevin Sacca, Wesley Robinson, matt casella, Alexander Jermyn, Jason Mitchell, Michaela Piel, Lindsey Schwartz, Tyler Shelley, Ben Zenker, Briana Neuberger, Ambar de Santiago, Maria Helguera, Philip Salvaggio

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past years:

Imaging @ ImagineRIT 2012

Imaging @ ImagineRIT 2011

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