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December 5, 2019

Tong Zhang, a professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been elevated to IEEE Fellow, effective January 1, 2020.

December 4, 2019

On the newest episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast, two leading engineers reflect on what drew them to the field and how it can be used to change the world.

December 3, 2019

The Center for Career and Professional Development at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been strategically building partnerships with companies throughout the United States and globally to create a wide array of opportunities for students to pursue as part of The Arch at Rensselaer. One notable partnership Rensselaer cultivated is with Western Digital.

December 3, 2019

As a participant in pilot two of The Arch at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Daniel Kang ’20, a biomedical engineering major with a concentration in mechanics, enhanced his academic portfolio by attending Télécom Physique in Strasbourg, France.

December 3, 2019

There are lots of reasons to switch to an electric car: they’re more fun to drive, cheaper to fuel, and way better for the environment than gas guzzlers. As a member of the Rensselaer community, you already live or work near a charging station, but if you’re still waiting for a sign to make the switch to electric, this is it.



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