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November 23, 2020

As part of the inaugural class participating in The Arch at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lisa Sulmasy ’21, a mechanical engineering major, secured a fall semester away internship at the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center (CCOM/JHC) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH).

November 23, 2020

Malcolm Porterfield, a doctoral student in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering (MANE) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been offered the position of National GEM Consortium Fellow in the Technology Development Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

November 18, 2020

The latest episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast features conversations with two scientists whose work modeling the spread of COVID-19 is helping to inform and guide decision-makers in education, health care, government, and other industries.

November 12, 2020

Deborah McGuinness and Jamie McCusker were awarded the Semantic Web Science Association (SWSA) Ten-Year Award for a research paper which shed light upon how the use of the semantic concept owl:sameAs was being used and misused for linking data sets on the Web of data.

November 11, 2020

The new episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast features two researchers whose work is providing new perspectives on old conflicts.



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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.