Troy, N.Y. — Originally discovered by accident, X-ray CT scans are now performed about 100 million times a year in hospitals and clinics around the world to identify problems in patients. How do these magic eyes work?
Message from Dean Shekhar Garde
Troy, N.Y. – Five years have flown by for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute student Meghan Olson, who last year completed a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Design, Innovation, and Society. On Saturday, May 30, Olson will receive a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering during the Institute’s 209th Commencement Ceremony, and begin a new chapter in her life.
Troy, N.Y. — A team including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered an innovative approach to the optofludic fabrication process, which can be regarded as a rapid 3-D prototyping method for the development of smaller high-resolution objects. The research is important for the biomedical field since it can be used to create functional particles for drug delivery and vascularized tissue constructs.
Troy, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) professor Nikhil Koratkar has been honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) and Pi Tau Sigma for his pioneering work in the synthesis, characterization, and applications of one-dimensional and two-dimensional nanomaterials.
Troy, N.Y. — Extreme events pose serious logistical challenges to emergency and aid organizations active in preparation, response, and recovery operations, as the disturbances they bring about turn normal conditions into chaos. On Wednesday, May 6, José Holguín-Veras, the William H.