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In celebration of National Engineers Week, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Engineering Ambassadors and Congressman Paul Tonko will visit Watervliet City Schools for a full day of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Jason Hicken, assistant professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), has been awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation.  
Information theory and signal processing expert Ali Tajer, assistant professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), has won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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.