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January 19, 2017

Rensselaer Hosts FIRST® Robotics Kickoff Event

High school students from the region and beyond set to take flight in FIRST® STEAMWORKSSM Challenge

January 12, 2017

Social Machines – Artificial Intelligence Technologies in Social Interactions

Experts James Hendler and Alice Mulvehill offer an independent assessment

January 11, 2017

Rensselaer Expert in Data Mining Named Fellow of IEEE

Mohammed Zaki selected for “contributions to knowledge discovery and data mining”

RPI in the Media


  • January 20, 2017
    (In this guest post, Devin Jones, a graduate student in the lab of Rensselaer biologist and Jefferson Project at Lake George Director Rick Relyea, discusses research results recently published in the journal Environmental Pollution. The research tests the effects of road salt and road salt alternatives alone and in combination with natural stressors on vernal [...]
  • December 14, 2016
    (In this guest post, Aaron Stoler, a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Rensselaer biologist and Jefferson Project at Lake George Director Rick Relyea, discusses how the Relyea lab investigates the impact of stressors on stream communities. This research is part of the Jefferson Project – a collaboration between Rensselaer, IBM Research, and The FUND [...]
  • December 1, 2016
    (For some 2016 is the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web (more about the veracity of that milestone below). In this post, Rensselaer professor James Hendler answers some questions about the evolution of the web in its first 25 years, and what we can expect in the next quarter century. Hendler, one of the [...]

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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