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
Rensselaer professors Francine Berman and Ge Wang and Dean of Engineering Shekhar Garde have been named fellows of AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific society. ...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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