Berman joined with Google Vice President Vint Cerf to discuss the future of public access to research data in a Science magazine Op Ed. ...read more
The U.S. Navy is turning to the Information Technology and Web Science (ITWS) Program at Rensselaer to prepare a select group of U.S. Navy officers with skills needed for military cyberspace operations. ...read more
Research published today in Nature Communications—produced with the aid of computer scientist Petros Drineas—used DNA analysis to unearth the origin of the Minoans. ...read more
Computer scientists have set a high performance computing speed record that opens the way to the scientific exploration of complex planetary-scale systems. ...read more
Francine Berman co-leads the U.S. delegation, when nany of the world’s leading experts on “Big Data” and related fields will gather for the first plenary session of the new international Research Data Alliance (RDA). ...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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