The Approach Blog

October 18, 2022

Dr. José Holguín-Veras, the William H. Hart Professor and Director of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE), has received an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering from Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia.

José Holguín-Veras
October 14, 2022

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is renowned for innovative ideas and research. However, less is known about how Rensselaer students are actively instructed, advised, and encouraged on how to make their world-changing ideas reality.

A team of Rensselaer students developed the Neurosafe skull fixation device
October 13, 2022

A recent career fair at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute served as a bit of a family reunion for the Dalakos family.

Dalakos family
October 12, 2022

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will be honored for Distinguished Achievement in Life Sciences Education at the MedTech ’22 annual award dinner on November 1, 2022, in Albany, New York.

October 11, 2022

Jason Kuruzovich, an associate professor of business analytics and the director of the Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was awarded a grant from the New York State Center of Excellence (COE) in Data Science to study the potential of auto auction data for being a leading indicator of economic activity.

Jason Kuruzovich



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