Steven Cramer Elevated to Institute Professor

Steven Cramer, professor in the Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named Institute Professor, one of the highest and most prestigious honors bestowed upon a Rensselaer faculty member.

Earth Week Roundtable on Sustainable Communities on April 19

In honor of Earth Week, a “Sustainable Community Futures Roundtable” will be held on April 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bruggeman Conference Center in the Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Yael Erel Featured in the [d]arc Awards

Yael Erel, assistant professor in the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and her partner, Avner Ben-Natan, won second place in the 2022 [d]arc Awards in the “Art - Low Budget” category, for their project Reflecting On Troy featured in the Troy Glow light festival.

Chip Expert Daniel Gall Named Robert W. Hunt Endowed Chaired Professor

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Daniel Gall has been named the Robert W. Hunt Professor of Metallurgical Engineering. Gall, a professor in the department of materials and science engineering and a world-renowned expert in advanced materials for computer chip interconnects, focuses on developing atomic level understanding of thin film growth and on the electronic and optical properties of advanced materials. He is studying electron transport in nanowires and epitaxial metal layers and is renowned for his work on the resistivity size effect and its impact on interconnect lines in integrated circuits.

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