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March 28, 2019
Minoru Tomozawa, professor of materials science and engineering, will deliver the American Ceramic Society’s 2019 Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture. This lecture has been delivered each year since 1933, and is named after the founder of the American Ceramic Society. Those nominated, and chosen, have gained national recognition in their field. Tomozawa will present his […]
Minoru Tomozawa To Deliver Prestigious American Ceramic Society Lecture
March 28, 2019
Wei Ji, associate professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering, has been awarded the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools Graduate Faculty Teaching Award at the doctoral-level. The honor is in recognition of “excellence and creativity in the teaching of graduate students.” Ji will receive the award at the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools Annual Meeting […]
Wei Ji to Receive Award for Excellence in Teaching
March 21, 2019
Emily Aaldenberg, a doctoral student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been chosen to receive the Norbert J. Kreidl Award for her contribution to understanding the origins of fast-surface stress relaxation in glass. The Norbert J. Kreidl Award for Young Scholars is awarded by the Glass & Optical […]
Doctoral Student Receives Norbert J. Kreidl Award
March 20, 2019
Luigi Vanfretti, associate professor of electrical engineering, has beenelected to the board of the North American Modelica User’s Group. The organization was “founded to support users within North America, and to promote the use of Modelica for engineering model development in the region.” Vanfretti was also recently elected to the Modelica Association. The nonprofit organization […]
Luigi Vanfretti Elected to the Modelica Association
March 18, 2019
Sergio Pequito, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering, has been named a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). As the largest technical professional organization in the world, IEEE is focused on technological innovation to benefit humanity. The level of senior membership is given to those with professional maturity, who […]
Sergio Pequito Named Senior Member of IEEE



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