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December 2, 2020

Nancy Campbell’s latest book, OD: Naloxone and the Politics of Overdose, was chosen as one of the outstanding academic titles for 2020 by Choice, a publishing unit of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

December 1, 2020

Ryan Gilbert, a professor of biomedical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and X. George Xu, the Edward E. Hood Endowed Chair Professor Emeritus of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering, have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) 2021 class of fellows.

November 30, 2020

Birsen Yazici, a professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been elevated to the level of fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). According to IEEE, fewer than 0.1% of voting members are chosen each year to receive this honor.

November 30, 2020

Joe Chow, an Institute Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is part of a team that is a recipient of the prestigious 2020 R&D 100 Awards. The world-renowned competition supports innovation and revolutionary ideas in science and technology.

November 25, 2020

The final episode of the third season of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast explores the challenges and opportunities associated with working remotely, something that has suddenly become very common during the COVID-19 pandemic.



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