The Approach Blog

January 11, 2023

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s James Hendler is the founding director of the Future of Computing Institute (FOCI), director of the Institute for Data Exploration and Applications (IDEA), and the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences.

James Hendler
January 2, 2023
ROTC cadets at the annual military appreciation football game
December 20, 2022

Lally School of Management doctoral students Yuanyuan Liu and Kofi Arhin presented their respective research at the Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Business Analytics Conference at Harvard Business School in December.

Yuanyuan Liu and Kofi Arhin
December 8, 2022

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Teaching and Learning Collaboratory has awarded seed grants to teams developing innovative initiatives in Gameful Learning and Immersive and Embodied Learning.

November 30, 2022

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Fudong Han, Priti and Mukesh Chatter ’82 Career Development Chair in Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, has been named one of the most highly cited researchers of 2022 in the area of cross-field by Clarivate. The distinction applies to only one in 1,000 researchers. According to Clarivate, “Highly Cited Researchers have demonstrated significant and broad influence reflected in their publication of multiple highly cited papers over the last decade.” Han joins Humberto Terrones Maldonado, Rayleigh Endowed Chair Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, who was also given the distinction.

Fudong Han is one of the Most Highly Cited researchers of 2022



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