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June 17, 2021

Ge Wang, the Clark and Crossan Endowed Chair professor of biomedical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has received the 2021 EMBS Academic Career Achievement Award.

June 16, 2021

Carla Leitao, a lecturer in the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been invited to present work at “CityX Venice,” the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale Italian Virtual Pavilion, curated by Tom Kovac from RMIT University in Australia and Alessandro Melis of the University of Portsmouth in England.

June 9, 2021

Jim Malazita, an assistant professor in the Department of Science and Technology Studies with an appointment in the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been awarded a fellowship from The Strong, a museum based in Rochester, New York, devoted to the history and exploration of play.

June 8, 2021

Faculty members from the School of Engineering recently received four of the prestigious annual Institute Awards.

May 21, 2021

Leon Montealegre is the inaugural recipient of the Nuvalence Builder Award, which recognizes one or more graduating seniors at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who have demonstrated superior skills through extracurricular projects in hardware and software innovation.



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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 7,600 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.