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June 29, 2020

Jian Shi, an associate professor of materials science and engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was recently appointed as an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Physics

June 25, 2020

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor James Hendler has been named to the International Advisory Board of Health Data Research UK, the national institute for health data science, which includes England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

June 24, 2020

Deepak Vashishth, the director of the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies and a professor of biomedical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a fellow of the American Bone and Mineral Society. 

June 23, 2020

Juergen Hahn, the head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has accepted the position of deputy editor-in-chief of the Journal of Process Control.  

June 19, 2020

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students Yueyang Li ’20, Feng Wang ’20, Junxiong Tang ’20, and Tong Chen ’20 took second place in the 2020 COVID-19 Computational Challenge co-hosted by the City of Los Angeles and the Global Association for Research Methods and Data Science (RMDS Lab).



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