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Two women leaders in science and engineering will be honored at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s 217th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20. Dr. Marilyn Simons is co-founder and co-chair of the Simons Foundation, one of the most important philanthropic organizations funding research in basic science and mathematics in the United States.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and GlobalFoundries (Nasdaq: GFS) (GF) launched a new higher education course to help address semiconductor industry education and workforce development needs. The course, Topics in Microelectronics Manufacturing, is targeted toward advanced undergraduates and early graduate students and has already attracted high enrollment. This course, co-taught by James Lu, curriculum chair of RPI’s electrical, computer, and systems engineering (ECSE) department, and a team of leading industry experts from GF, aims to introduce students to the state-of-the art chip manufacturing technologies and to amplify their interest in chips-centric careers.
G. Reid Wiseman, a 1997 graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), is one of four astronauts selected to helm the first crewed moon mission in five decades. The historic Artemis II lunar flyby is set to take off in November 2024.
NYC Mayor Eric Adams Joined Top Biomedical Researchers To Usher in the Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine at Hudson Research Center at 619 West 54th Street
The grand opening of the Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine (CEPM), a partnership between Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Icahn Mount Sinai), was held March 29, 2023 at the Hudson Research Center (HRC) at 619 West 54th Street.
RPI Awarded Two Technology Projects From Advanced Robotic in Manufacturing (ARM) To Address Critical Manufacturing Needs
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) was awarded two of 11 new technology projects from the Advanced Robotics and Manufacturing (ARM) Institute. The new investment totals more than $7.9 million across the 11 projects. ARM selects projects that address critical needs within the manufacturing sector and aims to combine resources and research of industry, academia, and government to advance critical manufacturing technologies.