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Birsen Yazici, a professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been elevated to the level of fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). According to IEEE, fewer than 0.1% of voting members are chosen each year to receive this honor.
Joe Chow, an Institute Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is part of a team that is a recipient of the prestigious 2020 R&D 100 Awards. The world-renowned competition supports innovation and revolutionary ideas in science and technology.
The final episode of the third season of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast explores the challenges and opportunities associated with working remotely, something that has suddenly become very common during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aida Ayuk and Ammar Barbee were both selected as winners of the Paul J. and Kathleen M. Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship’s Change the World Challenge competition for the fall 2020 semester. The two honorees each took home a prize of $1,000.
Handshake is the leading online career community that connects universities, students, and employers. Since the company was founded in 2013, the Handshake network has grown to include over 7 million active student users, 1,000 plus college and university partners, and 500,000 plus employers, including 100% of the Fortune 500 companies. As of earlier this year, that network includes Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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 7,600 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.