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NY CAP Research Alliance Showcases Success and Impact of Regional Collaboration

October 24, 2014 - The New York Capital Region Research Alliance today showcased leading-edge biomedical research resulting from the unprecedented regional collaboration between Albany Medical Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the University at Albany.

New $1 Million NIH Grant Enables Clinical Trials of Artificial Pancreas for Individuals with Type 1 Diabetes

October 21, 2014 - A multi-university research team led by Rensselaer has received a $1 million NIH grant to conduct clinical trials of their closed-loop artificial pancreas for individuals with Type 1 diabetes.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Announces Major Gift From Trustee and Alumnus John E. Kelly III ’78 and His Wife, Helen-Jo Kelly, To Support Data Visualization Laboratory at the Margaret A. and David M. Darrin ’40 Fresh Water Institute

October 17, 2014 - A major gift from Rensselaer trustee and alumnus John E. Kelly III, class of 1978, and his wife, Helen-Jo, will create an endowed fund to support ongoing research in the new Data Visualization Laboratory at the Darrin Fresh Water Institute in Lake George.

Jefferson Project at Lake George Reaches New Milestones and Celebrates Year of Collaboration, Scientific and Technological Advances

October 17, 2014 - The Jefferson Project at Lake George today announced new milestones in the multimillion-dollar collaboration that seeks to understand and manage the complex factors impacting Lake George, a pristine natural ecosystem and cornerstone of New York’s tourism industry.

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

Research By Rensselaer Professors Bolek Szymanski and Gyorgy Korniss Highlighted by Defense Threat Reduction Agency

October 10, 2014 - Research from Rensselaer professors Bolek Szymanski and Gyorgy Korniss was highlighted as a success story by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) within the U.S. Department of Defense.

Rensselaer Professor Deborah McGuinness Collaborates on New $15 Million NSF Award for DataONE Environmental Science Project

October 10, 2014 - The National Science Foundation has awarded $15 million to a team of environmental and earth science data researchers, including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, who are providing tools and infrastructure that improve access to vast amounts of scientific data.

Engineering Longer-Lived Batteries for Electric Vehicles and Other High-Power Applications

September 17, 2014 - Rensselaer researchers have developed a new nanomaterial to address the limitations of lithium-ion battery technology.

Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies Celebrates 10 Years at Rensselaer

August 27, 2014 - The Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a symposium on the intersection of engineering, biomedicine, and healthcare on Sept. 10.

Landmark Report on the State of Lake George Water Quality Reveals Threats, Will Guide Strategic Vision for the Future

August 15, 2014 - A major new report—The State of the Lake: Thirty Years of Water Quality Monitoring on Lake George—details three decades of continuous monitoring that found Lake George to be in “remarkably good condition.”


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