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.
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Professor X. George Xu, the Edward E. Hood Endowed Chair of Engineering, was awarded with the Randall S. Caswell Award for Distinguished Achievements in the Field of Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards by the Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards (CIRMS) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) . This award is named after Dr. Randy Caswell, who as the Chief of the Ionizing Radiation Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology was instrumental in the formation of CIRMS.
Troy, N.Y. – Five Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate students have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships, and six more have been recognized with honorable mention. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees.
Extraordinary achievements in student innovation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were recognized recently with several hallmark entrepreneurship awards—the 10 winning ideas for spring 2015 and the overall “Best of the Best” in the Change the World Challenge, and the Rensselaer Class of 1951 Student Entrepreneurship Award.