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May 26, 2020

The Federation of American Scientists has named James Hendler, the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web, and Cognitive Sciences and director of the Rensselaer Institute of Data Exploration and Applications at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, to a recently formed COVID-19 Rapid Response Task Force.

May 26, 2020

Angela Fu, a third-year, dual degree student in the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute studying Design, Innovation, and Society with Business Management, has been awarded the Zonta International Foundation Jane M. Klausman Women In Business Scholarship.

May 22, 2020

Hao Zhao, an associate professor in the Lally School of Management, has been appointed as an associate editor of Human Relations, a prestigious academic journal.

May 21, 2020

X. George Xu, the Edward E. Hood Endowed Chair Professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering, has been chosen to receive the 2020 Arthur Holly Compton Award in Education from the American Nuclear Society.

May 20, 2020

In the latest episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast, an architect and a systems engineer explore how new approaches to building materials and supply chains will shape the future of society.



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