The Approach Blog

April 17, 2023

In honor of Earth Week, a “Sustainable Community Futures Roundtable” will be held on April 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bruggeman Conference Center in the Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

April 13, 2023

Team placed in top 9% at CyberSEED 2023

Christopher Reed ’24, Shanelle Kan '25, Ray Shi ’23, and Jenny Gao '23 competed as a team in CyberSEED.
April 12, 2023

Yael Erel, assistant professor in the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and her partner, Avner Ben-Natan, won second place in the 2022 [d]arc Awards in the “Art - Low Budget” category, for their project Reflecting On Troy featured in the Troy Glow light festival.

April 10, 2023

David T. Corr, a professor of biomedical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been elected to The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows class of 2023. 

April 10, 2023

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Daniel Gall has been named the Robert W. Hunt Professor of Metallurgical Engineering. Gall, a professor in the department of materials and science engineering and a world-renowned expert in advanced materials for computer chip interconnects, focuses on developing atomic level understanding of thin film growth and on the electronic and optical properties of advanced materials. He is studying electron transport in nanowires and epitaxial metal layers and is renowned for his work on the resistivity size effect and its impact on interconnect lines in integrated circuits.



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