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March 31, 2020

Liping Huang, a professor of materials science and engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) — an honor bestowed on members who have made “outstanding contributions to the ceramic arts or sciences.”

March 30, 2020

Manoj Gottipati, a research associate at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been awarded a $100,000 postdoctoral fellowship from the Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation to support his research into a potential therapy for spinal cord injury (SCI).

March 16, 2020

Strategic alliances are used by firms to access capabilities developed by other firms. In the academic literature, the traditional assumption has been that firms form alliances when they lack their own resources to pursue market or technological opportunities. However, new research by Shyam Kumar, an associate professor in the Lally School of Management and director of the MBA program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, offers a different perspective.

March 13, 2020

The Princeton Review recently ranked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as one of the top schools at which to pursue a graduate degree in game design.

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March 11, 2020

In research recently published in Advanced Electronic Materials, a team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute demonstrated a new technique for visualizing the behavior of needle-like nanotube structures within a ferroelectric material, known as ferroelectric domains.



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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.