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With technology innovations from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, industrial hemp promises to modernize sustainable buildings and offer farmers a crop for the future

Hemp is going to be a game-changer across many industries, from building and construction to agriculture, all while reducing our carbon footprint, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is leading the way in making that a reality.
26-Jan-2022 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rensselaer Scholars To Build and Test Prototype To Monitor Water Quality for Nitrogen

A grant from the National Science Foundation will allow Shayla Sawyer and Rick Relyea, two professors at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, to better understand the growing problem of harmful algal blooms (HABs).
12-Jan-2022 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Gauging the Resilience of Complex Networks

Whether a transformer catches fire in a power grid, a species disappears from an ecosystem, or water floods a city street, many systems can absorb a certain amount of disruption. But how badly does a single failure weaken the network? And how much...
4-Jan-2022 1:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Emily Liu Appointed Head of Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Professor Emily Liu, a condensed matter physicist and nuclear engineer, has been named head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
14-Dec-2021 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Suvranu De To Receive 2022 ASME Edwin F. Church Medal

Suvranu De, the J. Erik Jonsson ’22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering and head of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering (MANE) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been selected to receive the 2022 ASME Edwin F....
13-Dec-2021 10:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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The Tipping Point for Legislative Polarization

A predictive model of a polarized group, similar to the current U.S. Senate, demonstrates that when an outside threat – like war or a pandemic – fails to unite the group, the divide may be irreversible through democratic means.
7-Dec-2021 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Deep Learning Dreams Up New Protein Structures

Just as convincing images of cats can be created using artificial intelligence, new proteins can now be made using similar tools.
1-Dec-2021 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Martin A. Schmidt, Ph.D., Named the 19th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Martin A. Schmidt ’81 Ph.D., has been named the 19th President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) by the Rensselaer Board of Trustees.
23-Nov-2021 11:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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