The Approach Blog

January 10, 2022

For the second year in a row, a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute student has been awarded a scholarship from the Upsilon Pi Epsilon international honor society in computing and information disciplines. Alexandra Hsueh was honored with an executive council award this year. Last year’s Rensselaer winner was Phillip B Kopita.

January 7, 2022

The National Institutes of Health High End Instrumentation Grant Program has awarded an equipment grant of $1,315,168 to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to upgrade high field 800 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) core instrumentation in the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS).

January 5, 2022

Nishtha Langer, an associate professor of business analytics in the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, co-authored a research paper that was recently selected as the Senior Scholar Best Publication Award for 2020 from the Association for Information Systems.

December 10, 2021

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is conducting an important study for the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) on the potential for finding solutions to supply chain problems that would benefit both the public and private sectors in the Albany to New York City regional business corridor.

November 29, 2021

Anirban Banerjee, MBA ’22, Brelyn Hatfield ’23, architecture, and Aida Ayuk ’22, architecture, were each selected as winners of the Paul J. and Kathleen M. Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship’s Change the World Challenge competition.



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