News & Events

Troy, N.Y. — Zvi Rusak, professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). Rusak was recognized for his contributions to the field of fluid dynamics, including theoretical research that explains various complex fluid flow phenomena and informs the aerodynamic design of aircraft and turbomachinery.
Troy, N.Y. — The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 175 leaders of academic inventions to NAI fellow status. Michael Shur, the Patricia W. and C.
Rensselaer's annual holiday concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 18, in the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) Concert Hall. The program begins at 3 p.m.
As students around the nation hunker down for final exams, Rensselaer has kicked off a series of events and study programs to help students de-stress during the final exam reading days December 12-13.  
Elementary and middle school teams from the Capital Region will compete in the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Regional Qualifying Tournament on Dec. 10 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.