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Latest Research Hints at Predicting Autism Risk for Pregnant Mothers

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute—led by Juergen Hahn, professor and head of biomedical engineering—are continuing to make remarkable progress with their research focused on autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
21-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Educational Games Leader Named 2018 Rensselaer Entrepreneur Of The Year

The Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship and the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have named alumna Tobi Saulnier, Ph.D., founder and CEO of 1st Playable Productions, as the 2018 Rensselaer...
19-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


What Your Cell Phone Camera Tells You About Your Brain

Your brain is structured to make the best possible decision given its limited resources, according to new research that unites cognitive science and information theory – the branch of mathematics that underlies modern communications technology.
19-Sep-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


John Christian Named AIAA Associate Fellow

John Christian, assistant professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been elected to the Class of 2019 Associate Fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
12-Sep-2018 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Student Designs Take Top Honors in Argentina

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students taking part in a study abroad semester in Latin America were recently named winners in a juried design competition in Argentina, earning first prize and three honorable mentions
4-Sep-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Jefferson Project Monitoring Harmful Algal Bloom on Skaneateles Lake

The world’s most advanced environmental monitoring system – developed through The Jefferson Project at Lake George – is being used to understand and protect Skaneateles Lake, a central New York drinking water source now threatened by toxic...
16-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Developing a Better Understanding of Sustainable Urban Freight Systems

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is hosting the 2018 Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Advanced Studies Institute on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (VASI-SUFS) Aug. 4-11. The VASI-SUFS will bring together a select group of junior...
3-Aug-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Stochasticity – Inherent Fluctuations in Materials Merit Exploration

In a paper published in Applied Physics Reviews, a group of researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, pointing to four underlying causes of fluctuations that span materials, argue that so-called "stochasticity" is inherent to all materials...
1-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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#RPI Structures Expert Available to Discuss Genoa Bridge Collapse

14-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT


#RPI Cybersecurity Expert James Hendler Available to Discuss Cybersecurity and Elections

9-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT


Expert Can Speak to the Media About Competition and Innovation in Automotive Markets in Light of the Proposed Roll Back Fuel Economy Standards

3-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT


#RPI Geophysics Expert Steven Roecker Available to Discuss Research Showing Diamonds Are Far More Prevalent Within the Earth

19-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT


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

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