With support from the Air Force Research Laboratory, researchers at Rensselaer will explore supercomputers that incorporate a highly efficient “neuromorphic” processor, which more closely represents the human brain in its architectural design.  ...read more
Troy, N.Y. – President Barack Obama yesterday announced his intent to nominate Francine Berman to be a member of the National Council on the Humanities.  Berman is the Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. ...read more
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is collaborating with Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development, Inc., part of the theme park design and development arm of The Walt Disney Company.  ...read more
Computer scientist and social choice expert Lirong Xia has won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation. ...read more
The new Knowledge and Innovation Program (KIP) of the Rensselaer Office of Research has awarded four grants to spur multidisciplinary research. ...read more

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In the last few weeks of the Spring Semester, The Polytechnic met with professors across three schools to learn what the transition looked like department to department. What we found, broadly speaking, was that the Computer Science and ITWS departments seemed to have transitioned most easily, while studio and lab-type courses faced the brunt of the switch to online classes.

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