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Rensselaer Biologist Honored for Work Protecting Lake George Against Invasive Species

September 11, 2014 - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute biologist Sandra Nierzwicki-Bauer was recently honored by The FUND for Lake George with the James D. Corbett award for her work on a committee tasked with preventing the introduction of invasive plant and animal species into Lake George.  

Robert Hull Named Director of Center for Materials, Devices, and Integrated Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

August 29, 2014 - Advanced materials leader Robert Hull has been named the first director of the Institute’s new Center for Materials, Devices, and Integrated Systems (cMDIS). 

Rensselaer Professor Jose Holguín-Veras Elected Fellow of ASCE

July 25, 2014 - Jose Holguín-Veras, the William Howard Hart Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was recently named a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Nuclear Engineer X. George Xu Named Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

July 24, 2014 - Nuclear engineering expert X. George Xu has been named the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering.

Peter Tessier Named Richard Baruch Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

July 23, 2014 - Protein engineering expert Peter Tessier has been named the Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

3-D Printed Tissues Advance Stem Cell Research

July 22, 2014 - Tissue engineering and vascular biology expert Guohao Dai has won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation.

Chang Ryu Named Director of Polymer Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Acting Head of Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

July 17, 2014 - Polymer materials expert Chang Ryu has been named acting head of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and director of Polymer Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

Tomie Hahn Appointed Director of New Center for Deep Listening at Rensselaer

July 11, 2014 - Arts professor Tomie Hahn has been appointed director of the new Center for Deep Listening based in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. 

Linda Schadler Named Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

July 1, 2014 - Linda Schadler, the Russell Sage Professor and associate dean for academic affairs for the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named vice provost and dean for undergraduate education.

Xing Wang, Biochemist and Researcher in DNA/RNA Bio-Nanotechnology, Joins Rensselaer

May 16, 2014 - Xing Wang, a biochemist investigating the bio-nanotechnology potential of DNA and RNA, has been appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rensselaer.


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