Statement on the Passing of Raymond S. Tomlinson, Rensselaer Class of 1963

Statements from Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President, and

Dr. James Hendler, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences on the Passing of Raymond S. Tomlinson, Rensselaer Class of 1963

March 7, 2016 – TROY, N.Y. -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson and Dr. James Hendler, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences, today commented on the passing of Raymond S. Tomlinson, member of the Rensselaer Class of 1963.

Celebrating National Engineering Week with Engineering Ambassadors

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 hands-on activities, presentations, and discussion of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The program will run from 8 a.m. through 2:20 p.m.

Rensselaer Installs First of Its Kind Smart Lighting Testbed in Hospital Inpatient Setting

Troy, N.Y. — In an effort to study the effects of lighting on human health and diseases, the Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center (ERC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) recently installed a novel hospital inpatient lighting test bed for the study of automated lighting at the University of New Mexico Health Center (UNMHC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Modeling, Design, and Controls Expert B. Wayne Bequette Named Fellow of IEEE

Modeling, design, and controls expert B. Wayne Bequette has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  Bequette, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), is being recognized for contributions to design and control of chemical and biological systems. Much of his recent work has been toward the development of a closed-loop artificial pancreas for individuals with type 1 diabetes.