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Garnet Reveals Source of Water to Fuel Powerful Volcanoes and Earthquakes

By applying a new spectroscopy technique to garnet containing fragments of quartz, metamorphic petrologist Frank Spear of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute thinks he’s found the source of water that fuels earthquakes in volcanoes in subduction...
15-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Jian Sun Receives Power Electronics Achievement Award

Jian Sun, professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering and director the New York State Center for Future Energy Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, received the 2017 R. David Middlebrook Outstanding Achievement Award from the...
13-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Team Named Regional Winners in 2018 Case Competition

A team comprised of students from the Lally School of Management and the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently brought home the top honor from the 2018 APICS Case Competition regional held in Parsippany, New Jersey....
8-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professors Offer Insights on Cognitive Science

Sergei Nirenburg, professor and head of the Department of Cognitive Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was the guest editor of the Winter 2017 edition of AI magazine, the official publication of the Association for the Advancement of...
26-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Among the Best Schools for Game Design

The accolades keep coming for the highly regarded Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The latest comes from two sources: The Art Career Project, a nationally recognized resource for art students...
23-Feb-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor’s Book Transforms the Innovation Talent Pipeline Through Organizational Design

Gina Colarelli O'Connor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute associate dean for academic affairs and professor of marketing and innovation management at the Lally School of Management, has co-authored Beyond the Champion: Institutionalizing Innovation...
22-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


AIAA Announces 2018 Winners for Outstanding Educators and Literary Excellence in Aerospace Awards

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) recently honored recipients of the 2018 Educator Awards presented to several faculty, including rotorcraft and adaptive structures expert Farhan Gandhi, the Rosalind and John J. Redfern...
22-Feb-2018 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Ninth: Destiny of a Symphony

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony has become one of the most celebrated musical works. How has one musical work inspired so many? On Wednesday, February 28, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will present a film and panel discussion to consider how music...
22-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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More Than Meets the Eye: How Operational Risk Rocked the Financial Sector Foundation

How banks respond to regulations and manage risk isn’t always what it seems. Research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) by Brian Clark, assistant professor of banking and corporate finance at the Lally School of Management with Alireza...
6-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST


World-Leading Expert on Humanitarian Logistics From Rensselaer To Discuss Puerto Rico’s Supply Chain Struggles To Disperse Aid

Two weeks after Hurricane Maria wrecked devastation on Puerto Rico, destroying the power grid and leaving millions without access to necessities, distributing aid remains an issue. Extreme events pose serious logistical challenges to emergency and...
5-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT


After the #Flood: Reflections on #HurricaneHarvey and #HurricaneKatrina. Meet #RPI #CiivilEngineer and Dam Safety Expert Tom Zimmie

30-Aug-2017 4:55 PM EDT


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Examines Mastering Market Intelligence in Emerging Economies

Rensselaer business school professor’s research studies new approaches to gathering and using market intelligence in rapidly changing economies
12-Apr-2017 11:10 AM EDT

A Blood Test for Autism? Rensselaer Researcher Juergen Hahn Available to Comment on Using an Algorithm and 24 Metabolites to Diagnose ASD

3-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT


Quantum Potential – Where Light and Matter Co-Exist

Plasmons, quasiparticles arising from the collective motion of electrons on the surface of a metal, can strongly modify the behavior of nearby light, and could be instrumental in building some of the key components of a quantum circuit. But far more...
9-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST


The Role of Fresh Water Lakes and Reservoirs in the Global Carbon Cycle

Understanding the role of freshwater lakes and reservoirs in the global carbon cycle is central to the work of Kevin Rose, who recently joined the faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).
3-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT


May 6 Webinar: World-Leading Humanitarian Logistics Expert From #RPI Jose Holguin-Veras to Discuss Implications of Response to Nepal

5-May-2015 4:05 PM EDT

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