The Department of Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce that Yangyang Xu, assistant professor of mathematical sciences, has received a new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the area of Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS). He will use the three-year, $250,000 award to study "Information-Based Complexity Analysis and Optimal Methods for Saddle-Point Structured Optimization."
More than 1,700 students—representing the largest incoming Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute class in the Institute’s history—will make their way to Troy. The first-year students hail from 47 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and from countries all around the world. ...read more
Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme Ertharin Cousin urged graduates to think first of others and be the first generation that embraces technology for all the right reasons at the 210th Commencement. ...read more
Rensselaer has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the Healthy birth, growth and development (HBGD) initiative. ...read more
The Department of Mathematical Sciences is proud to announce that Rongjie Lai, assistant professor of mathematical sciences, has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation (NSF). He will use the five-year, $400,000 award to study "Geometry and Learning for Manifold-Structured Data in 3D and Beyond."
Undergraduate students in mathematics received top honors in 2021 MCM/ICM competition.
Several undergraduate and graduate math students received awards for academic achievement at the 2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremony.
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