News & Events

Special effects engineering expert Richard Radke has been appointed deputy director of the Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center (ERC) at Rensselaer. 
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.
Modeling, design, and controls expert B. Wayne Bequette has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 
Doctoral candidate Matthew Dion ’12 and his partners in Amp It Up have been awarded a prestigious EXIST Business Start-up Grant to help fund their invention—an inexpensive device that could make prosthetic legs readily available to amputees in developing nations.
Troy, N.Y. – Mattheos A.G. Koffas, a professor in the Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), has been appointed the Dorothy and Fred Chau ʼ71 Career Development Constellation Professor at Rensselaer.