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Nuclear engineering expert X. George Xu has been named the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering.
Protein engineering expert Peter Tessier has been named the Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Tissue engineering and vascular biology expert Guohao Dai has won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation.
A team of researchers led by metabolic engineer Mattheos Koffas has developed a technique to more efficiently produce large quantities of the fatty acids that form the basis of compounds used in biofuels, medicine, and commodity chemical production.
Linda Schadler, the Russell Sage Professor and associate dean for academic affairs for the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named vice provost and dean for undergraduate education.
Troy, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today named Shekhar Garde as dean of the School of Engineering. The appointment is effective July 1.
Troy, N.Y. – Whether it’s a glass of water, a bathtub, or the surface of a lake or ocean, interesting things happen where water meets air. From Benjamin Franklin to Irving Langmuir, scientists have long been interested in the air-water interface.
A new protein engineering technique developed at Rensselaer gives researchers a powerful new tool for fighting potentially harmful toxins and pathogens.
Rensselaer was one of 203 research universities invited to participate in the HHMI 2014 “Sustaining Excellence in Science Education for Research Universities Competition,” and is one of only 37 universities to be awarded a grant.
To the 1,613 graduates awarded degrees during the  Commencement ceremony, President Shirley Ann Jackson urged courage of their convictions and confidence in their capabilities.