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World’s Biggest Student-Led Cybersecurity Games Announce Winners of CSAW 2018

A team of four computer science students from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) once again took home top honors at the 15th anniversary edition of Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW), the world’s largest student-run cyber security event.
14-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Biocatalysis Expert Richard Gross Recognized for Economical Environmental Chemical Advances

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has recognized biocatalysis expert Richard Gross with the 2019 ACS Award for Affordable Green Chemistry, bestowed for outstanding scientific discoveries or chemistries that lay the foundation for cost-competitive...
2-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Naturally Occurring “Batteries” Fueled Organic Carbon Synthesis on Mars

A natural “battery” of briny liquids and volcanic minerals may have produced Mars’ organic carbon, according to new analysis of three Martian meteorites by a team including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Professor James Hendler Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration

James Hendler, the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web, and Cognitive Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been selected by the National Academy of Public Administration for inclusion in its 2018 Class of Academy Fellows.
30-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Delivering Pressure with an Unconventional Crystal Interface

The use of pressure to alter semiconductor properties is showing increasing promise in applications such as high-performance infrared sensors and energy conversion devices.
26-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


U.S. Department of Education Awards $900,000 for Engineering Ph.D. Fellowships

The U.S. Department of Education (DoE) 2018 Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program has awarded Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute nearly $900,000 to support an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in aeronautical engineering and...
25-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Flipped Cells Cause Blood Vessels To Leak in Diabetes and Other Diseases

An enzyme activated in diabetics has been found to cause previously aligned cells in a blood vessel to reverse their orientation, creating misalignments that allow veins and arteries to leak three times more blood proteins than normally constructed...
24-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


National Science Foundation Invests $1 Million To Improve Arctic Emergency Response

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded over $1 million to support research led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute that will create models to improve emergency response capabilities in the Arctic.
22-Oct-2018 1:05 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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