Rensselaer Joins Partnership to Revolutionize Microelectronics Research

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have joined the Joint University Microelectronics Program 2.0 (JUMP 2.0) led by the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) and U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The public-private partnership will create a massive national research network aimed at advancing new microelectronic discoveries and technologies. The total investment exceeds $250 million and involves dozens of collaborating universities.

School of Architecture Partners With RISSE To Reimagine Multi-Building Complex

Students in the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) are working with the Refugee and Immigrant Support Services of Emmaus Inc. (RISSE) to develop plans to reimagine a multi-building complex that includes a 16,000-square-foot historic church listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

ITWS Invites Community to Women in Tech Event on February 7

Rensselaer’s Information Technology and Web Science program will host Know Your Value: Empowering Women in a Predominantly Male Industry at 4:30 p.m. on February 7, 2023 in Lally 102. It is the second of a series of three events geared toward women in the technology industry. Register online for this free event.

Deborah McGuinness Is Recognized for Achievements in Artificial Intelligence

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Deborah McGuinness has been elected a fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) “for significant contributions to the semantic web, knowledge representation and reasoning environments, and deployed artificial intelligence applications.” AAAI is a nonprofit scientific society that promotes research in artificial intelligence and its responsible use. The AAAI fellows program recognizes people who have “made significant, sustained contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.”

Career Tips and Job Opportunities Shared at Life Sciences Business Event

In November, over 100 members of the Rensselaer community gathered for the Life Sciences Business Symposium presented by the Lally School of Management in collaboration with the Center for Career and Professional Development. The event included a panel discussion with representatives from Regeneron, Curia, and AngioDynamics, followed by a networking opportunity with 15 participating life science companies with internship, co-op, and full-time openings.

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