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More than 150 area middle and high school students from the greater Capital Region will participate in the 25th Annual Greater Capital Region Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday, March 21. 
Eric Ledet, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and his research team have been named the 2015 recipients of the prestigious ISSLS prize for lumbar spine research.
Rensselaer continues to rank among the nation’s top schools for engineering, according to this year’s list of Best Graduate Engineering Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
Zvi Rusak, professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering, at Rensselaer has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
John Tichy, professor and former head of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering received the Mayo D. Hersey Award by the American Society for Mechanical Engineers. 
Juergen Hahn, professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been appointed a trustee of the CACHE (Computer Aids in Chemical Engineering) Corporation.
The United States Department of Commerce has awarded the Department of Commerce Gold Medal to Frank Lombardo, research assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental at Rensselaer.  
Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York in the Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, will give the keynote address at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Rensselaer Center for Future Energy Systems on Feb. 26. 
In celebration of National Engineers Week, the School of Engineering at Rensselaer is hosting its annual Exploring Engineering Day event Feb. 21. Area students in grades 3 to 6, and their parents will explore engineering activities as part of the program.
The new Knowledge and Innovation Program (KIP) of the Rensselaer Office of Research has awarded four grants to spur multidisciplinary research.