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Federal Investments in Research Enabling Improvements in How We Age

November 24, 2015 - Federal investments in research are paying off in scientific breakthroughs that are “unleashing the power and potential of proteins” in humans.

Architectural Record Honors Anna Dyson

November 20, 2015 - Architectural Record has named Anna Dyson a winner of one of the second annual Women in Architecture Awards.

IBM Research and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Pioneer Next-Generation Cognitive Environments for Business Decision Making

November 18, 2015 - IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) today announced a multi-year collaboration with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to pioneer new frontiers in the scientific field of immersive cognitive systems.

James DiCarlo To Speak on Neuroscience and Cognitive Computing at Rensselaer Nov. 17

November 17, 2015 - On Tuesday, November 17, MIT Professor James DiCarlo, M.D., Ph.D., will deliver a lecture on the subject of “Reverse Engineering the Mind" at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). 

Jonathan Dordick Recognized by American Institute of Chemical Engineers

November 9, 2015 - Jonathan Dordick, the Howard P. Isermann Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, will receive the 2015 Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division Award in Chemical Engineering at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 8-13, in Salt Lake City.

From 2-D to 3-D: The Quest To Make Graphene Fibers More Conductive and Stronger

November 5, 2015 - In research published in the journal Science, researchers at Rensselaer have developed a new layered structure for graphene that transforms high-quality 2-D graphene sheets into its 3-D form while maintaining its thermal and electrical properties and mechanical strength. 

Circadian Clocks – The Rhythm of Life, From Microbes to Humans

November 4, 2015 - The sleep/wake cycle of our circadian rhythm is a familiar concept, but less well known is that a circadian clock – a series of molecular events – can be found in nearly every living cell, from microbes to humans. 

Center for Future Energy Systems Receives New York State Redesignation

October 20, 2015 - The Rensselaer Center for Future Energy Systems (CFES) was selected to receive a state grant redesignating the center as part of the New York State Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) Program.

Rensselaer Professor Steven Cramer Wins American Chemical Society Award in Separations Science and Technology

October 15, 2015 - Steven Cramer, the William Weightman Walker Professor of Polymer Engineering at Rensselaer has received an American Chemical Society award in Separations Science and Technology.

A Detector Shines In the Search for Dark Matter

October 9, 2015 - A team of international scientists involved in the XENON100 project have demonstrated the sensitivity of their detector and recorded results that challenge several dark matter models and a longstanding claim of dark matter detection. 


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