IBM announced it will provide a modified version of an IBM Watson system to Rensselaer, making it the first university to receive such a system.
The closer you live to another person, the more likely you are to be friends with them despite the growing use and impact of social media.
A five-year $499,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation will establish the Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professorship in Computer Science.
The NSF has awarded a $2.5-million grant to Rensselaer to enable its participation in a new international organization to accelerate research data sharing around the globe.
The combination of powerful new hardware, a talented new director, and a continued industry focus is set to amplify the impact of the supercomputing center.
Professor Jim Hendler has been honored with an inaugural Strata Data Innovation Award, given to individuals who have made significant innovations in the data field.
Professor Jim Hendler has been named the new head of the Department of Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Vice President for Research Francine Berman will transition from her current position to expand her efforts within the research data community.
Engineers and scientists are working to develop powerful new decision-making and data visualization tools for emergency management.