MANE News and Events

Dr. Peter Caracappa has been recognized with a Presidential Citation by the American Nuclear Society for his contributions to the media response to the nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan.

Graduate Student Nicholas Thompson, a recent alumnus of the Nuclear Engineering Program at RPI currently pursuing his masters degree, was recently awarded First Place in the Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards Program in the Nuclear Material Accountability and Control Instrumentation division of the Open Competition.

Institute News

TROY, N.Y. — An interactive structure designed, built, and programmed by student engineers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will soon be a source of serenity for people supported at The Arc of Rensselaer County, an organization that provides services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The unique sensory structure will be unveiled at a public event on Wednesday, October 23 at 1 p.m., at The Arc of Rensselaer County, located at 4015 NY2, Troy, N.Y.
TROY, N.Y. — When scientists and engineers discover new ways to optimize existing materials, it paves the way for innovations that make everything from our phones and computers to our medical equipment smaller, faster, and more efficient.
TROY, N.Y. — Magnetogenetics — the idea that you can use magnetic fields to control cells and activate cellular pathways — has immense potential in biomanufacturing, medicine, tissue regeneration, and biosensing. Despite its promise, the mechanism behind magnetogenetics remains largely unknown. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in partnership with researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, are setting out to solve that mystery with support from a National Science Foundation grant.