Professors Berman, Garde, and Wang Selected as 2014 AAAS FellowsNovember 25, 2014 -
Rensselaer Professor Shares 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental PhysicsNovember 20, 2014 -
Troy, N.Y. – As a founding member of the Supernova Cosmology Project, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Heidi Newberg will share the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics with members of two competing teams that discovered Dark Energy. The 51 collaborators from the two teams will split the $3 million prize awarded November 9.
The Supernova Cosmology Project was cited for “the most unexpected discovery that the expansion of the universe is accelerating, rather than slowing as had been long assumed,” according to a news release from the Breakthrough Prize.
Rensselaer Receives $498,000 Grant To Support High School STEM EducationNovember 14, 2014 -
New York State Stem Cell Science (NYSTEM) has awarded a four-year $498,000 grant to Rensselaer to support Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) training for high school students.
Rensselaer to Host Business Opportunities to Success Summit Nov. 12November 5, 2014 -
Entrepreneurs routinely encounter difficult questions along the path of entrepreneurship. More than 60 Capital Region-based entrepreneurs, business executives, and academic experts will participate in the Business Opportunities to Success Summit (BOSS) on Nov.12.
World Economic Forum Recognizes Professor Peter Tessier as One of 30 Top Young ScientistsOctober 28, 2014 -
The World Economic Forum recently honored Professor Peter Tessier with a 2014 Young Scientist award for his contributions to advance the frontiers of science, engineering, and technology in areas of high societal impact.
Work by Professor E. Fred Schubert Cited in Background Materials for 2014 Nobel Prize in PhysicsOctober 27, 2014 -
The work of Professor E. Fred Schubert was cited by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences earlier this month, when the group announced the winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Burt Swersey To Be Interviewed Live From Disruptive Innovation FestivalOctober 26, 2014 -
Rensselaer lecturer Burt Swersey and graduate Eben Bayer `07, cofounder and chief executive officer of Ecovative, will participate today in a live interview as part of the Disruptive Innovation Festival.
NY CAP Research Alliance Showcases Success and Impact of Regional CollaborationOctober 24, 2014 -
The New York Capital Region Research Alliance today showcased leading-edge biomedical research resulting from the unprecedented regional collaboration between Albany Medical Center, Rensselaer, and UAlbany.
$1 Million NIH Grant Enables Clinical Trials of Artificial PancreasOctober 21, 2014 -
A multi-university research team led by Rensselaer has received a $1 million NIH grant to conduct clinical trials of their closed-loop artificial pancreas for individuals with Type 1 diabetes.
Rensselaer to Host Family Weekend Oct. 24-26October 16, 2014 -
As signs of autumn like falling leaves and some cool weather days can be found across the Rensselaer campus, the campus will be buzzing with activity as thousands of Rensselaer families are expected to visit Oct. 24-26 to celebrate Family Weekend.
American Institute for Economic Research Ranks Top Small Cities for College StudentsOctober 15, 2014 -
According to recent data compiled by the American Institute for Economic Research that ranked the 20 best small cities for college students, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy region came in at number 11 on the list.
Ravi Kane Named Head of the Department of Chemical and Biological EngineeringOctober 14, 2014 -
Nanobiotechnology expert Ravi Kane, the P.K. Lashmet Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named head of the university’s Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE).