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Rensselaer midshipman Amanda Gallo, a senior majoring in nuclear engineering, was one of 125 midshipmen and only six women nationwide selected from this year’s NROTC graduating class for the U.S. Navy’s submarine force. 
To study the effects of lighting on human health and diseases, the Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center at Rensselaer installed a novel hospital inpatient lighting test bed at the University of New Mexico Health Center. 
Special effects engineering expert Richard Radke has been appointed deputy director of the Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center (ERC) at Rensselaer. 
Modeling, design, and controls expert B. Wayne Bequette has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 
The U.S. Department of Energy provided a $9.44 million grant to help refurbish and upgrade the electron linear accelerator at the Gaerttner LINAC Center at Rensselaer. Once upgrades are complete, it will be home to some of the nation’s most advanced technology.