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Developing a “Living Lab” To Study Energy-Efficient Logistics

The Department of Energy announced that Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is among five organizations that received competitively awarded, cost-shared funding as part of a $13.4 million investment in community-based advanced transportation projects.
5-Jan-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Alumnus Honored for Pioneering Contributions to Wireless Communications

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute alumnus Nambi Seshadri ’86 has been selected to receive the 2018 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal, the highest honor conferred by IEEE in the field of communications and networking, for his “contributions to the...
20-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Developing Next-Generation Sensing Technologies

Recently, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced $20 million in funding for 15 projects that will develop a new class of sensor systems to enable significant energy savings via reduced demand for heating and cooling in...
19-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The Future of Today’s Electric Power Systems

Energy and sustainability are among the grand challenges facing humanity. Faculty research in electric power engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has led to groundbreaking discoveries and innovative contributions in all aspects of...
18-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Supporting the Development of Offshore Wind Power Plants

Offshore wind is becoming a reality in the United States, especially in the northeast states. To support this development, the Center for Future Energy System (CFES) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will present a webinar titled “Turbine and...
18-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The Next Great Idea! Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Announces Winners of Fall 2017 Change the World Challenge Student Innovation Competition

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute announces the winning ideas from the entries in the fall 2017 Change the World Challenge.
13-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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AAAS Announces 2017 Fellows

A recognized global leader in chromatographic bioprocessing, Steven Cramer, the William Weightman Walker Professor of Polymer Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of...
29-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Noninvasive Brain Imaging Shows Readiness of Trainees To Perform Operations

While simulation platforms have been used to train surgeons before they enter an actual operating room (OR), few studies have evaluated how well trainees transfer those skills from the simulator to the OR. Now, a study led by Rensselaer Polytechnic...
16-Nov-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


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How banks respond to regulations and manage risk isn’t always what it seems. Research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) by Brian Clark, assistant professor of banking and corporate finance at the Lally School of Management with Alireza...
6-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST

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Two weeks after Hurricane Maria wrecked devastation on Puerto Rico, destroying the power grid and leaving millions without access to necessities, distributing aid remains an issue. Extreme events pose serious logistical challenges to emergency and...
5-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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Rensselaer business school professor’s research studies new approaches to gathering and using market intelligence in rapidly changing economies
12-Apr-2017 11:10 AM EDT

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Plasmons, quasiparticles arising from the collective motion of electrons on the surface of a metal, can strongly modify the behavior of nearby light, and could be instrumental in building some of the key components of a quantum circuit. But far more...
9-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST

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Understanding the role of freshwater lakes and reservoirs in the global carbon cycle is central to the work of Kevin Rose, who recently joined the faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).
3-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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