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Strategic Communications and External Relations Launches New Website

June 26, 2015 - To help “tell the story” of Rensselaer and The New Polytechnic, the Office of Strategic Communications and External Relations (SCER) has launched a new website.  

Internet of Things Turning New York's Lake George Into “World’s Smartest Lake”

June 26, 2015 - The Jefferson Project at Lake George  - an ambitious research project using Big Data and analytics technology - is entering a new phase of data capture and analysis. 

Why did the dinosaur cross the equator…and then keep going?

June 15, 2015 - New research from an international team, including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), has uncovered the mystery of why large Triassic dinosaurs took more than 30 million years to populate the tropics. 

National Center for Women & Information Technology Supports Rensselaer Chapter of Association for Computing Machinery’s Women in Computing

June 3, 2015 - Symantec and the National Center for Women & Information Technology have awarded a seed grant to the Rensselaer chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Women in Computing (ACM-W).

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Graduates Urged To “Embrace Your Inner Engineer” at 209th Commencement

May 30, 2015 - Vice Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michelle Howard Addresses 1,672 Graduates; Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson Encourages Graduates To Be Explorers and Pioneers

Commencement 2015: A Letter From Meghan Olson- Making Connections, Embracing Entrepreneurship, Honoring a Mentor

May 29, 2015 - Rensselaer engineering student Meghan Olson will receive a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering during the Institute’s 209th Commencement Ceremony. Before leaving, Olson shares a letter about how Rensselaer has changed her life.

Rensselaer Appoints Rongjie Lai Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences

May 26, 2015 - Rongjie Lai has been appointed assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences within the School of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Team Develops Innovative 3D-Shaped Particle Fabrication Approach

May 19, 2015 - A team including researchers at Rensselaer have discovered an innovative approach to the optofludic fabrication process, which can be regarded as a rapid 3-D prototyping method. 

Rensselaer Professor Nikhil Koratkar Receives Gustus L. Larson Memorial Award

May 12, 2015 - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) professor Nikhil Koratkar has been honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) and Pi Tau Sigma for his pioneering work on nanomaterials.

$2 Million NSF Grant Supports Rensselaer Research Into Emerging Nanomaterials

May 8, 2015 - Rensselaer Professor Humberto Terrones will explore the structure and capabilities of transition metal dichalcogenides with a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).


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