While most of the campus was dealing with frigid temperatures during the winter break, eight members of the Rensselaer student chapter of Engineers Without Borders-USA traveled to Panama.   ...read more
Rensselaer computer and data science experts Francine Berman and James Hendler will help guide a new open access computer science journal which launched today. ...read more
Francine Berman, the Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and chair of the U.S. branch of the Research Data Alliance, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. ...read more
Three professors at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have been selected to receive prestigious 2014 Faculty Awards from IBM. ...read more
Troy, N.Y. — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Bulent Yener has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Yener is a professor of computer science and founding director of the Data Science Research Center. ...read more

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  • RPI freshman improving natural disaster response through coding

    November 5, 2018 -

    A freshman at RPI has found a way to improve natural disaster response and recovery through coding.

  • How One University Wants to Teach Students to Use Data

    April 6, 2018 -

    Data is an increasingly pervasive force in American life, with the power to shape perception and policy. And so it makes a certain amount of sense that Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently adopted a new "data dexterity" requirement for its students, starting in fall 2019.

  • RPI Adds New 'Data Dexterity' Requirement

    March 27, 2018 -

    TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will be requiring all of its students to be able to use diverse datasets to solve complex problems.

    RPI says its "data dexterity" requirement will ensure that all students graduating for the school in Troy, New York are prepared for an increasingly data-driven world.