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José Holguín-Veras, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has received a 2021 Humanitarian Logistics Award in the category of Research and Academic Contribution from the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN).
Lee Ligon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute associate professor of biological sciences and the associate dean of science for academic affairs, has been chosen as a fellow of the American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB).
Election as a fellow is an honor is bestowed on ASCB members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for their meritorious efforts to advance cell biology and/or its applications, and for their service to the Society.
A new app uses anonymous wireless internet data to give members of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute community a real-time look at population densities across campus.
The latest artwork created by Matthew Goodheart, an assistant professor of music composition in the Department of Arts in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has opened at Harvestworks on Governor’s Island in New York City.
A paper published today in Scientific Reports uses network science to study how our opinions influence our social networks. Corresponding author Boleslaw Szymanski, a network science expert and professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, offered the below informal summary of the findings as published in the paper "Creation, evolution, and dissolution of social groups."
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