Rensselaer will strengthen its strategic partnership with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai on the launch of the new Mount Sinai Institute of Technology. ...read more
Web scientist and Tetherless World Research Constellation Professor Deborah L. McGuinness has been selected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. ...read more
The NSF has awarded a five-year, $5 million grant to Rensselaer and partners to expand US leadership through the Research Data Alliance (RDA). ...read more
Stacy Patterson has joined Rensselaer as the Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor in Computer Science. ...read more
Rensselaer today unveiled a new petascale supercomputing system, the Advanced Multiprocessing Optimized System, or AMOS. ...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.

In the News

  • 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.