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Boosting American Competitiveness with Advanced Manufacturing

April 15, 2014 - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and GlobalFoundries will host the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) 2.0 Regional Meeting on April 24.

Make It Smart, Make It Here: Driving Manufacturing Innovation in New York State

April 7, 2014 - Congressman Paul Tonko will deliver the keynote address at the second annual Advanced Manufacturing Conference.

Enhanced Autopilot System Could Help Prevent Accidents Like 2009 Air France 447 Crash

April 1, 2014 - Thirty lines of computer code might have saved Air France flight 447, and 228 passengers and crew aboard.

Daniel Walczyk Named Director of Advanced Manufacturing Research Center at Rensselaer

March 18, 2014 - Advanced manufacturing expert Daniel Walczyk has been named director of the Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS) at Rensselaer.

Peter Caracappa Named Director of Rensselaer Research Reactor

March 17, 2014 - Nuclear safety expert Peter Caracappa was recently named director of the Walthousen Reactor Critical Facility at Rensselaer.

Researchers Create Synthetic Version of Heparin for Use in Kidney Patients

February 24, 2014 - Researchers at Rensselaer and UNC have created a synthetic form of heparin that can be reversed in cases of overdose.

Advancing the Frontier of Energy Storage, Efficiency, and Grid Resiliency

February 3, 2014 - John B. Rhodes will give the keynote address this week at the 2013-14 Annual Conference of the Rensselaer Center for Future Energy Systems (CFES).

Expanding the Range of Nature’s Catalysts for Industrial Applications

January 29, 2014 - The NSF has awarded a 1.7 million grant to George Makhatadze for research to help understand the speed at which proteins fold and unfold.

Rensselaer Researchers Develop New Method To Measure Strength of Graphene

January 23, 2014 - A new study led by engineers at Rensselaer demonstrates a simple method for determining the strength and stiffness of practical samples of the nanomaterial graphene.

New Book Co-Edited by Rensselaer Professor Examines How the World Is Shaped by Scaffolds

January 23, 2014 - A new book co-edited by Linnda Caporael investigates how the concept of “scaffolding” is used across different scientific and academic disciplines.

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