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Rensselaer Seed Grant Program Tackles Societal Challenges With Broad-Based Research Teams


The new Knowledge and Innovation Program (KIP) of the Rensselaer Office of Research has awarded four grants to spur multidisciplinary research in the areas of the built environment, environmental resilience, advanced cyber-infrastructure, and...
18-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

Lally School of Management Set to Host Startup Business Model Day Program


For many aspiring entrepreneurs, transforming an idea into an actual product is a difficult hurdle to surmount. To help area college students move their business ideas from printed page to the global marketplace, the Lally School of Management, the...
31-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

New $1 Million NIH Grant Enables Clinical Trials of Artificial Pancreas for Individuals with Type 1 Diabetes

A multi-university research team led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct clinical trials of their closed-loop artificial pancreas for individuals with Type...
21-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Steve Case To Speak at 50th Anniversary of Lally School of Management October 21


The Lally School of Management, the business school at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, started 50 years ago. On October 21, as part of a series of special events marking major anniversaries at the Institute, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and...
17-Oct-2014 2:30 PM EDT

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute To Host Day-Long “Investing in Entrepreneurship” Showcase


In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host a day of conversations, startup pitches, and educational sessions designed to increase the pool of angel investors and...
9-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Robert Hull Named Director of Center for Materials, Devices, and Integrated Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Advanced materials leader Robert Hull, head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named the first director of the Institute’s new Center for Materials, Devices, and Integrated Systems.
2-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Rensselaer Names New Vice President for Institute Advancement


Graig R. Eastin, vice president of the CHOC Children’s Hospital Foundation, has been named vice president for institute advancement at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by President Shirley Ann Jackson.
28-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

AMOS at Rensselaer Ranks 43rd on List of World’s Top 500 Supercomputers


The petascale supercomputing system at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute clocks in at a top peak processing speed of 1048.6 teraflops per second, making it the 43rd most powerful system in the world, according to the most recent TOP500 list.
4-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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Roof Collapse Concerns Due to Heavy Snow? Meet Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Michael O’Rourke - U.S. Expert on Snow Loads


15-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST

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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