The Approach Blog
The research projects explored in the newest episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast sound like the stuff of science fiction, but it turns out they are as real as they are fascinating.
A multidisciplinary team of students exploring ways for people to overcome social anxiety through virtual reality was one of six winners in the Paul J. and Kathleen M. Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship’s Change the World Challenge for Spring 2021.
In a new episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast, a marketing expert and a behavioral economist discuss strategies for improving the communication and processing of information.
Leo Wan, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a fellow of the American Heart Association.
Luigi Vanfretti, an associate professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will serve as a panelist during the 2021 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Green Technologies Conference. The panel, titled Stability of Power Systems with High Levels of Inverter-Based Resources, includes researchers from academia, industry, and national laboratories, including representatives from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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 7,600 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.