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March 11, 2021

An autonomous robot capable of seeking out, capturing, and killing the virus that causes COVID-19 is being developed and built by a multi-institutional team of students and researchers from across the nation – including a group of engineers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

March 11, 2021

The 2020 Don Shohfi Memorial Outstanding Doctoral Paper Award was recently presented to Joonhyuk Bok, a doctoral student in the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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March 10, 2021

Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast kicks off its fourth season with an episode focused on promising research projects aimed at stopping SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, from spreading and infecting humans.

March 9, 2021

About 13 years after it was first published, a book co-authored by Nancy Campbell, the head of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, exploring a complex chapter in the nation’s history of drug addiction and treatment will be republished on March 16, 2021.

March 1, 2021

The latest board game from Maurice Suckling, an assistant professor in the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is among the most anticipated war board games of 2021, according to a leading board game website.



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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 7,600 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.