The Approach Blog
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, along with the University of Washington and George Mason University, will co-chair an Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) 2019 symposium on “AI for the Social Good” in Washington, D.C. from November 7-9, 2019.
As a participant in pilot two of The Arch at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Grayson Gerlich ’20, a biomedical engineering major with an imaging and instrumentation concentration, secured a spring semester away research internship at the Center for Structural Biochemistry (CBS) in Montpellier, France.
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.
Aparna Gupta, associate professor of quantitative finance and director of the Lally School of Management Center for Financial Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, recently won the best paper award presented at the 17th Finance, Risk, and Accounting Perspectives Conference held in Helsinki, Finland.
Meng Wang, an associate professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering, recently received a grant through the Air Force Young Investigator Research Program to develop models, machine learning methods, algorithms, theoretical analyses, and numerical evaluations that can more efficiently recover data, extract information, and identify anomalies in the data.
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.