News & Events

Troy, N.Y. —   This year, 36 teams of high school students from the Capital Region, New York state, South Carolina, Canada, India, and Turkey, along with hundreds of teachers, industry mentors, parents, and 3,000 pounds of metal, gears, and electronics, will test their skills in a unique competition where math, science, and engineering excellence are celebrated.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) students Zaire Johnson ’18 and Vincent Arena ’17 have been named University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). 
On February 28, 2017, Dean Shekar Garde held a conversation followed by Q&A with Douglas Mercer ’77, ADI Fellow, Developer of the Analog Devices AD558 (“Product of the Decade” award winner), AD 1671, and the TxDAC family of high speed digital to analog converters for the telecommunications industry.
Troy, N.Y. — For more than a quarter of a century, the Albany Business Review has been recognizing and celebrating the achievements of the Capital Region business community. The first Achievement Awards event was held in the 1980s.
Troy, N.Y. — Joe Chow, power grid control expert and professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Chow was elected for his technical contributions to modeling, analysis, and control of large-scale power grids.