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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Bulent Yener Selected as Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

December 11, 2014 - Troy, N.Y. — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Bulent Yener has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Yener is a professor of computer science and founding director of the Data Science Research Center.

Finals Week: Helping Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Students De-Stress Before Final Exams

December 9, 2014 - As students around the nation hunker down for final exams, Rensselaer has kicked off a series of events and study programs to help students de-stress during the final exam reading days.

Rensselaer Professors Berman, Garde, and Wang Selected as 2014 AAAS Fellows

November 25, 2014 - Rensselaer professors Francine Berman and Ge Wang and Dean of Engineering Shekhar Garde have been named fellows of AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Curt Breneman Named Dean of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

November 25, 2014 - Troy, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced the appointment of Curt Breneman as Dean of the School of Science. The appointment is effective January 1, 2015.

Rensselaer Professor Shares 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

November 20, 2014 - Troy, N.Y. – As a founding member of the Supernova Cosmology Project, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Heidi Newberg will share the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics with members of two competing teams that discovered Dark Energy.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute School of Architecture Ranks 14th in Nation

November 14, 2014 - The School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been ranked the 14th best undergraduate program in the nation by the journal DesignIntelligence.

Lally School of Management Set to Host Startup Business Model Day Program

October 31, 2014 - The Lally School of Management will host a Startup Business Model Day event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Heffner Alumni House on the Rensselaer campus.

Burt Swersey To Be Interviewed Live From Disruptive Innovation Festival

October 26, 2014 - Rensselaer lecturer Burt Swersey and graduate Eben Bayer `07, cofounder and chief executive officer of  Ecovative, will participate today in a live interview as part of the Disruptive Innovation Festival.

Aquatic Ecologist To Head Jefferson Project at Lake George for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

October 17, 2014 - Rick Relyea, a world-renowned aquatic ecologist, has been named the director of the Jefferson Project at Lake George for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and appointed the David M. Darrin ’40 Senior Endowed Chair in the Department of Biological Sciences

Ravi Kane Named Head of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Rensselaer

October 14, 2014 - Nanobiotechnology expert Ravi Kane, the P.K. Lashmet Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named head of the university’s Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE).

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