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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Ranks in Top 25 Undergraduate Schools To Study Video Game Design

March 24, 2015 - The Princeton Review has again named the Rensselaer Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program as one of the top 25 video game design programs. Rensselaer is No. 11 on the list this year. 

Geert Lovink, Founding Director of the Institute of Network Cultures, Internationally Renowned Media Theorist and Internet Critic, to Speak at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

March 24, 2015 - Internationally renowned Dutch-Australian media theorist and Internet critic, Geert Lovink, will speak at Rensselaer on April 1. Lovink’s is hosted by the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.  

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Business School Students Learn to Commercialize New Technologies

March 23, 2015 - Master’s degree students studying business at Rensselaer are taking their academic knowledge to the next level by learning to identify commercialization pathways for lab research discoveries and inventions. 

Ascension of Marine Diatoms Linked to Vast Increase in Continental Weathering

March 23, 2015 - A team of researchers, including Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Morgan Schaller, show that continental erosion over the last 40 million years has contributed to the success of diatoms, marine algae that play a key role in the global carbon cycle.

A Mathematical Explanation for the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam System Problem First Proposed in 1953

March 23, 2015 - A team of researchers, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Yuri Lvov, has found an elegant explanation for the long-standing Fermi-Pasta-Ulam (FPU) problem, first proposed in 1953, and now considered the foundation of experimental mathematics. 

Rensselaer Appoints Geochemist Morgan Schaller Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences

March 23, 2015 - Morgan Schaller has been appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences within the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Schaller joins Rensselaer from Rutgers University.

Materials Interface Expert Named Head of Department of Materials Science and Engineering

March 19, 2015 - Materials interface expert Pawel Keblinski has been named head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Team Wins NSF Grant To Develop Geo Explorer Game for Geotechnical Site Investigations

March 19, 2015 - The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year $650,000 grant to two Rensselaer professors to develop Geo Explorer, a game that will allow engineering students to inspect, design, and test flood protection systems virtually.

The Science of Magic: Rensselaer and Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development, Inc. Advance the Frontiers of Cognitive Computing

March 19, 2015 - An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is collaborating with Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development, Inc., part of the theme park design and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. 

Use of Transplanted Regulatory T Cells Could Provide Relief for Inflammatory Diseases

March 18, 2015 - Professor Juergen Hahn has received a $2 million NIH grant to investigate the use of transplanted regulatory T cells (Tregs) in reducing inflammation in diseases like inflammatory bowel disease, which currently has no known viable treatment options. 

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