Extraordinary achievements in student innovation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were recognized recently with several hallmark entrepreneurship awards, including the six winning ideas for the fall 2016 Change the World Challenge at Rensselaer.
Members of the Rensselaer student hackathon organization, dubbed “HackRPI,” view hacking as use of technology to create something that’s never been used before. Over 500 students will participate in a 24-hour “hackathon” this weekend.
It’s a small change that makes a big difference. Researchers have developed a method that uses a one-degree change in temperature to alter the color of light that a semiconductor emits.
As signs of autumn such as falling leaves and cool weather days can be found across the Rensselaer campus, the university will be buzzing with activity as thousands of Rensselaer families are expected to visit Oct. 21-23 to celebrate Family Weekend.
The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named a recipient of the University at Albany Foundation’s Citizen Laureate Award.
Rensselaer once again ranks among the best universities in the United States, according to rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. This is the highest rank for the Institute in the last 11 years.
Where did life begin—in a shallow lagoon, or in a vent of superheated water spewing from the ocean floor? If we knew, we might know where to look for life elsewhere in the universe.