The Approach Blog
José Holguín-Veras, the William H. Hart Professor of civil engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a runner-up in the Pioneer Institute’s Annual Better Government Competition.
The Center for Career and Professional Development at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been strategically building partnerships with companies throughout the United States and globally to create a wide array of opportunities for students to pursue as part of The Arch at Rensselaer.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor James Hendler has been named to the newly formed Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Technology Policy Council, intended to coordinate the agenda for the association’s policy activities around the globe.
A team of current and graduated Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students will present at the American Nuclear Society’s Winter Conference in Washington, D.C., this November.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has awarded $200,000 in Far-reaching Nuclear Engineering Excellence Scholarships to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for 2019. Rensselaer is one of only 33 academic institutions to receive this type of funding from the NRC.
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 7,900 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.