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A new study from biomedical engineers at Rensselaer is the first to demonstrate how the compound PTB can dissolve the sugary impurities within bone tissue that cause our femurs, fibulas, and other bones to become more fragile with age.
Jose Holguín-Veras, the William Howard Hart Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was recently named a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Nuclear engineering expert X. George Xu has been named the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering.
Protein engineering expert Peter Tessier has been named the Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
A team of researchers led by metabolic engineer Mattheos Koffas has developed a technique to more efficiently produce large quantities of the fatty acids that form the basis of compounds used in biofuels, medicine, and commodity chemical production.