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In high school, Joseph Vengen faced adversity and suffering every day. Born completely deaf, he received his first cochlear implant as a toddler. The technology opened doors but has limitations in noisy environments.
Powerful hurricanes and earthquakes have wreaked havoc in the United States and around the world in recent years, often leaving people stranded for months and even years without access to water, food, and shelter. A unique collaborative project at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute seeks to provide a sustainable solution, while also considering the environment.
Wondering what RPI School of Engineering is doing in AI (Artificial Intelligence)? Watch this presentation by Shekhar Garde, Dean and ECSE Professors Rich Radke and Qiang Ji, and MANE Prof. John Christian from the Lally School of Management’s Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Financial Services Workshop to see part of the many excellent things the SoE is doing!
The School of Engineering is pleased to invite applications for Lecturer and Professor of Practice openings in several areas including Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering.
Heat pipes are devices to keep critical equipment from overheating. They transfer heat from one point to another through an evaporation-condensation process and are used in everything from cell phones and laptops to air conditioners and spacecraft. Normally, heat pipes contain porous metal wicks that return liquid to the heated end of the pipe where it evaporates. But engineers are working to develop wickless heat pipes that are lighter and more reliable. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute initiated the Constrained Vapor Bubble (CVB) project to study these wickless heat pipes for use in near-zero gravity environments for aerospace applications.