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Innovative New Degree in Business Analytics Announced

A new undergraduate degree program in business analytics is coming to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute this year. The major, approved by the New York State Education Department last month, will be offered through the Lally School of Management...
16-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Pioneer Microfluidics-Enabled Manufacturing of Macroscopic Graphene Fibers

A team of researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed a new microfluidics-assisted technique for developing high-performance macroscopic graphene fibers. Graphene fiber, a recently discovered member of the carbon fiber family, has...
14-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Trustee Named to National Inventors Hall of Fame

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Board of Trustees member Jeffrey L. Kodosky, a member of the Rensselaer Class of 1970, has been named to the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF).
9-Jan-2019 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


John Wen Appointed Russell Sage Professor and Department Head

Professor John T. Wen has been named the Russell Sage Professor and head of the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering (ECSE) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He will begin his new roles on Jan. 1, 2019.
19-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Data Scientist Peter Fox Chosen as Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has elected Peter Fox, data scientist and professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, as a Fellow of the society, in recognition of his “distinguished, innovative, and sustained...
13-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


New Book by Rensselaer Faculty Member Explores History of “Closed Worlds”

Lydia Kallipoliti, assistant professor in the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has authored The Architecture of Closed Worlds: Or, What is the Power of Shit? in collaboration with Storefront for Art and Architecture.
5-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Salt-Evolved Zooplankton Grow Too Slowly To Block Salt-Induced Algal Blooms

Salt-adapted freshwater zooplankton grow 65 percent slower than regular zooplankton. Their slow growth cascades down the food chain in environments polluted with the most commonly found salt, triggering algal blooms.
3-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Research Focuses on a New Frontier in Circadian Rhythms

A new frontier in the science of circadian rhythms – whose disruption is linked to major diseases like cancer and diabetes – suggests a previously unknown mechanism at work in our daily biological cycle.
19-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST 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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