Intuit, Ecovative, Optum Labs, Nancy’s Specialty Foods, and Vicarious Visions, which was acquired by Blizzard Entertainment, all have something in common: they were founded by alumni of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. They are also previous William F. Glaser ’53 Entrepreneurs of the Year through Rensselaer’s Paul J. ’69 and Kathleen M. Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students participating in the Rensselaer Cybersecurity Collaboratory recently competed in the National Cyber League (NCL) tournaments.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Jason Kuruzovich, Ph.D., associate professor in the Lally School of Management, and alumnus Kofi Arhin, Ph.D. ’23, have won Best Paper at the INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST) conference.
Transistors — the tiny on-off switches inside microchips — have gotten smaller and smaller over the years, increasing computing power and enabling smaller devices. During that time, the copper wires that connect these switches have likewise shrunk. However, smaller, thinner wires create a big problem, said Daniel Gall, professor of materials science and engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
The Rensselaer Games Showcase (RGS) — a celebration of creativity and innovation in student-designed video games — will be held in the McNeil Room and lobby of the Rensselaer Student Union on Saturday, November 18, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the campus and local community.
Using artificial intelligence tools to analyze years of biomedical data, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered a possible connection between sleep, gastrointestinal health, and two potentially harmful behaviors often associated with profound autism: self-injury and aggression. Their study is published in the Journal of Personalized Medicine.
The Rensselaer Institute for Energy, the Built Environment, and Smart Systems (EBESS), is hosting a town hall meeting on Wednesday, November 8 at 11 a.m. in EMPAC Studio Beta.
For 25 hours beginning at 10 a.m. on November 4, students from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and other area universities will participate in a marathon of coding as they compete in HackRPI X. It will be held in-person at RPI’s Darrin Communications Center. Free registration is available online at https://hackrpi.com/.
Pawel Keblinski, Ph.D., has been named John Tod Horton ’52 Professor of Materials Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. An endowed chaired professorship is among the highest honors bestowed on a Rensselaer faculty member.
Jaehoon Choi, a Ph.D. student in the Electronic Arts Department of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, was selected as one of 10 young composers to develop and premier work at the prestigious Venice Biennale International Music Festival.