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Research

Greater Aircraft Efficiency Sought Through Improved Air Flow Control Techniques

May 7, 2021

Research grant supports study of air flow with complex geometry planes

Community

Rensselaer GameFest 2021 To Be Held on May 8

May 6, 2021

Popular student-design game competition event will again run virtually

Faculty

Will Next Generation of Exascale Supercomputers Be Able To Work With Petascale Data?

May 4, 2021

Rensselaer faculty member awarded prestigious CAREER award to address problem

The Approach

Rensselaer blog about the innovative ideas, creative endeavors, and research discoveries of students and faculty.
  • May 5, 2021

    Amir Hirsa, a professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has developed a device that could yield valuable insights about the fluid mechanics at play in diseases like diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. Such an understanding could lead to better treatment or prevention strategies for these diseases. The only hitch is that, in order for the device to work, it requires a zero-gravity environment.

  • April 30, 2021

    Peter Wayner Jr., a professor emeritus of chemical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, recently won the 2020 Max Jakob Memorial Award, which recognizes “eminent achievement of distinguished service in the area of heat transfer.” 

  • April 29, 2021

    From large-scale Fortune 100 companies to local startups, the 2021 virtual spring career fair attracted a variety of organizations that appeal to Rensselaer students, including Deloitte, Bristol Myers Squibb, Amphenol, EYP Architecture & Engineering, National Security Agency, The Raymond Corporation, IBM, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Sandia National Laboratories.