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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will be part of a new $200 million public-private partnership to advance U.S. leadership in biopharmaceuticals.
Troy, N.Y. — U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced bipartisan legislation to help universities in New York and throughout the country strengthen their engineering programs to meet the demands of the modern manufacturing industry.
Troy, N.Y. — Zvi Rusak, professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). Rusak was recognized for his contributions to the field of fluid dynamics, including theoretical research that explains various complex fluid flow phenomena and informs the aerodynamic design of aircraft and turbomachinery.
Troy, N.Y. — The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 175 leaders of academic inventions to NAI fellow status. Michael Shur, the Patricia W. and C.
As students around the nation hunker down for final exams, Rensselaer has kicked off a series of events and study programs to help students de-stress during the final exam reading days December 12-13.