March 20, 2015
Volume 9, Number 5

Events

Admiral Michelle Howard, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, To Address Rensselaer Graduates at 209th Commencement

Additional Commencement honorands include Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Craig Mundie, and David M. Rubenstein

Admiral Michelle Howard, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, will address graduates on May 30 at the 209th Commencement Ceremony of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Howard will receive an honorary degree at the ceremony, along with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Craig Mundie, and David M. ... Read More

Events

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Rensselaer Team Takes on NASA Robot Challenge

A primary goal of the NASA Sample Return Robot Challenge is to prepare robots for space exploration

A team of Rensselaer students and their autonomous robot will compete this June in the 2015 NASA Sample Return Robot Challenge. Held at Worcester ... Read More

Honors

Leo Wan

Professor Leo Q. Wan Wins NIH New Innovator Award

$2.4 million award will support research in left-right asymmetry of the cell in embryonic development

Leo Q. Wan, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has won a five-year, $2.4 million New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health ... Read More

Honors

Honors

Academics

Academics

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Lirong Xia Receives NSF CAREER Award

Research improves online tools for decision making, allocation of resources, and recommendations

Computer scientist and social choice expert Lirong Xia, an assistant professor of computer science, has won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science ... Read More