The Approach Blog
As part of the inaugural class participating in The Arch at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, senior Peter Chinburg ’21, a mechanical engineering major with an entrepreneurship minor, secured a fall semester away co-op at Ecosystem in New York City.
Professor Thomas Begley has been invited to serve as chair of the management discipline of the Management Curriculum for the Digital Era (MaCuDE) project, which was initiated by Stevens Institute of Technology and is sponsored by PwC and AACSB. Its premise is that business schools have not kept up with the digital transformation of business and therefore, cannot provide students with the most up-to-date skills.
Ryan Gilbert, a professor of biomedical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will serve as a member of the Bioengineering of Neuroscience, Vision and Low Vision Technologies Study Section for the National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review.
Rensselaer community members interested in learning more about the benefits of driving electric vehicles can join Green Energy Consumers Alliance for a free webinar on July 22.
Juergen Hahn, the head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the highest grade of membership. Members are nominated to this position in recognition of significant experience in, and service to, the field of chemical engineering.
About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America’s first technological research university. Rensselaer encompasses five schools, 32 research centers, more than 145 academic programs, and a dynamic community made up of more than 7,900 students and more than 100,000 living alumni. Rensselaer faculty and alumni include more than 145 National Academy members, six members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, six National Medal of Technology winners, five National Medal of Science winners, and a Nobel Prize winner in Physics. With nearly 200 years of experience advancing scientific and technological knowledge, Rensselaer remains focused on addressing global challenges with a spirit of ingenuity and collaboration.