Engineering Faculty Honored at Annual Recognition Dinner

Engineering faculty members were honored with annual recognition awards at the School of Engineering 2015 Faculty Achievement Dinner, held May 12th at Revolution Hall in Troy.
The Classroom Excellence Awards were presented by Kurt Anderson, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, to Amir H. Hirsa, Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering and to Patrick T. Underhill, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

Commencement 2015: A Letter From Engineering Graduate Meghan Olson

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.

Rensselaer Team Develops Innovative 3D-Shaped Particle Fabrication Approach

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.