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Professor John Tichy Receives Donald Wilcock Distinguished Service Award

January 11, 2018

Becomes only the seventh recipient of the ASME Tribology Division award in 28 years


Developing a “Living Lab” To Study Energy-Efficient Logistics

January 3, 2018

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute receives Department of Energy funding for community-based advanced transportation projects


The Remarkable Career of Shirley Ann Jackson

December 21, 2017

MIT Technology Review profiles Rensselaer president

RPI in the Media


  • January 17, 2018
    [The Jefferson Project at Lake George is conducting ongoing research into how human activities may be affecting the lake. This guest blog by Bill Hintz, a post-doctoral research associate in the lab of Jefferson Project Director Rick Relyea, summarizes recent research published in the journal Oecologia. The Jefferson Project is a collaboration between Rensselaer, IBM [...]
    Jefferson Project – The Salty Landscape of Fear
  • January 10, 2018
    How is it that a shark can sense electric fields generated by its prey? To find out, glycoproteins expert Robert Linhardt turned to an instrument called a MALDI TOF TOF mass spectrometer in the Rensselaer Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS), and in this post we’re going to talk about MALDI TOF TOF (we’ll [...]
    MALDI TOF TOF – A Speedy Protein Inventory
  • November 28, 2017
    Bio-inspired chemistry, in which biological design principles are applied to the construction of man-made hybrid nano-chemical catalytic structures, is a rapidly emerging area that is attracting intense interest. Baruch ’60 Center for Biochemical Solar Energy Research at Rensselaer was established to meet this challenge through the combined and iterative use of chemical, biochemical, physical, nanomaterials, [...]
    Biomimicry and Bio-Inspired Science On Display

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Web Science, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence
Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Applications, Computer Science
Urban Freight Transportation, Humanitarian Logistics
William H. Hart Chair Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Nanomaterials, Engineering Education
Professor, Vice Provost & Dean of Undergraduate Education, and Russell Sage Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Bone and Tissue Engineering, Osteoporosis
Director of Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor, Biomedical Engineering