The Dean's Blog

In his article, "Raising a Glass," which was featured in the Fall 2021 edition of the Rensselaer Alumni Magazine, Dean Shekhar Garde reflects on the many fascinating properties of glass, and acknowledges the advances that are being made in understanding and appreciating this amazing material.

November 1, 2021

In the fall of 2021, Dean Shekhar Garde posted an entry in Rensselaer's Every Day Matters blog to share his thoughts on how the world had become a poorer place that summer with the loss of Steven Weinberg, who shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work in theoretical particle physics.

October 1, 2021

Dean Garden posted this Every Day Matters entry to recount the amazing story of Mrunal Sontakke, a young woman who grew up in Kolhapur, India and eventually joined Rensselaer's Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as a new Ph.D. student and one of the Isermann Fellows.

August 30, 2019
Three new faculty members joined the School of Engineering this fall. They come to Rensselaer with PhDs and research experience from world-class Universities, and impressive past accomplishments. September 30, 2016
This fall we welcomed the largest class in Rensselaer’s history – class of 2020! September 15, 2016
Shekhar Garde
Shekhar Garde
 is the Dean of Engineering and Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Endowed Chaired Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.