Francine Berman, co-chair of the Research Data Alliance Council (RDA), opened a major meeting of the international RDA. ...read more
To glean knowledge from petabyte data, researchers are combining cloud computing with supercomputers. ...read more
GE Global Research has joined the Data Science Research Center (DSRC) Industry Affiliates Program at Rensselaer. ...read more
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

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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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