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Rensselaer Professor Jose HolguíN-Veras Elected Fellow of ASCE


Jose Holguín-Veras, the William Howard Hart Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was recently named a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
25-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Nuclear Engineer X. George Xu Named Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Nuclear engineering expert X. George Xu has been named the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
24-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Peter Tessier Named Richard Baruch Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Protein engineering expert Peter Tessier has been named the Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
23-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

3-D Printed Tissues Advance Stem Cell Research

Tissue engineering and vascular biology expert Guohao Dai, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, recently won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the...
22-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Linda Schadler Named Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Linda Schadler, the Russell Sage Professor and associate dean for academic affairs for the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named vice provost and dean for undergraduate education.
1-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Lighting Research Center Issues New Report: LED Lighting in a Campus Building


The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently evaluated a new building at Siena College, specified, designed, and built with all light emitting diode (LED) lighting. LRC has released a report "LED Lighting in a...
17-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Lighting Research Center Authors National Academies Report on New Roadway Lighting Technologies


The rapid development of lighting technologies, particularly solid-state systems using light emitting diodes (LEDs), has opened a universe of new possibilities as well as new questions about roadway lighting in the U.S. There is a critical need for...
11-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Rensselaer Researchers Predict the Electrical Response of Metals to Extreme Pressures

Research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences makes it possible to predict how subjecting metals to severe pressure can lower their electrical resistance, a finding that could have applications in computer chips and...
2-Jun-2014 1:55 PM EDT

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The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Studying Business at a Technological University – An Insider’s Perspective from the Dean of the Lally School of Management


Quiet and park-like, yet full of all the conveniences of a self-contained city, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, located in the City of Troy is a 260-acre campus, with a blend of modern style and classic charm. In the midst of the campus, the Lally...
9-Apr-2014 10:35 AM EDT

The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Licensed Mental Health Counselor Shares Views and Advice on Common Challenges Students Face When Adjusting to College/Campus Life


Kevin Readdean, a seasoned expert with more than 20 years of experience in the field of college health and associate director in the Gallagher Student Health Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, answers questions and offers advice on some...
21-Nov-2013 4:00 PM EST

From 9/11 to Fukushima: The Science of Donated Stuff

RPI Professor Jose Holguín-Veras is the leading international authority on the topic of humanitarian logistics and disaster donations. From 9/11 to Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti earthquake of 2010, and the Tohoku quake and resulting nuclear crisis...
7-Sep-2011 11:00 AM EDT

The College Life Series From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Tips on Recognizing and Addressing Stress and Other Mental Health Issues


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Staff Psychologist shares views and advice on common problems students face when adjusting to college/campus life.
1-Dec-2010 2:35 PM EST

New Economist Greg DeAngelo Examines Neurology of Choice at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

DeAngelo, recently appointed as an assistant professor of economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is one of a new breed of economists who want to apply advances in neuroscience, cognitive science and psychology to the time-honored models of...
22-Nov-2010 10:00 AM EST

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