News & Events

Faculty and graduate students from the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications at Rensselaer and Boston University were awarded a U.S. patent titled “Sensory Lighting System and Method for Characterizing an Illumination Space.”     
Nearly 300 high school students from around New York’s Capital Region will visit the Rensselaer campus to attend the National Manufacturing Day program on Friday, Oct. 14. 
This year, as part of the National Manufacturing Day program hosted by the School of Engineering at Rensselaer, a Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter will land on 86' Field on Friday, Oct. 14. 
President Shirley Ann Jackson, recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Science, will lead a panel discussion with three alumni who are recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Oct. 8.
The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a recipient of the University at Albany Foundation’s Citizen Laureate Award.