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Professor Richard Siegel Elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 15, 2017

NAI names 155 renowned academic inventors to NAI fellow status in 2017


Supporting the Development of Offshore Wind Power Plants

December 14, 2017

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Future Energy Systems to host webinar on “Turbine and Transmission System Technologies for Offshore Wind Power Plants” Dec. 20


Rensselaer Announces Change the World Challenge Competition Winners

December 13, 2017

Winners include an autonomous robotic painting system, an intuitive smart desk, a platform for peer-to-peer renewable energy sales, and a compact nuclear detector


  • 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
  • October 24, 2017
    [Four years ago, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai entered a relationship to promote personalized medicine and medical care through collaborations in education, research, and development of new diagnostic tools and treatments. Several innovative projects on Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, diabetes, and osteoporosis have already emerged from this partnership. As [...]
    Hacking Healthcare and Helping Cancer Patients
  • October 13, 2017
    [The Jefferson Project at Lake George is conducting ongoing research into how human activities may be affecting the lake and surrounding wetlands. This guest blog by Aaron Stoler, a post-doctoral research associate in the lab of Jefferson Project Director Rick Relyea, summarizes recent research published in the journal Environmental Pollution. The Jefferson Project is a [...]
    Jefferson Project – Changing forests, insecticides, and wetland ecosystems

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