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According to Office of Enrollment Management, based on unprecedented demand for a Rensselaer education, the Institute will likely enroll the largest freshman class in the Rensselaer history. 
Five members of the Rensselaer faculty have been selected for induction into the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.
Through its new Cancer Research Group (CARGO), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is drawing on its trademark interdisciplinary approach to help battle a disease that kills nearly 600,000 Americans per year and affects countless more.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has received a $500,000 grant from the New York State Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program (HECap) to support the Jefferson Project at Lake George. 
Professor Steven Cramer received a 2016 American Chemical Society award. Cramer is recognized “for contributions to a molecular-level understanding, adsorption isotherm formalisms, and the development of chromatographic bioprocesses for the purification of biopharmaceuticals.”
Rensselaer President Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson and Dr. James Hendler, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences, today commented on the passing of Raymond S. Tomlinson, member of the Rensselaer Class of 1963.
Tarek Abdoun, the Thomas Iovino Chaired Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering, has won the 2015 Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Bronze Award for developing a Web-based module that gives students remote, real-time experience with centrifuge testing.
In celebration of National Engineers Week, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Engineering Ambassadors and Congressman Paul Tonko will visit Watervliet City Schools for a full day of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Jason Hicken, assistant professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), has been awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation.  
Information theory and signal processing expert Ali Tajer, assistant professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), has won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF).