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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is looking to its brilliant students, world-class faculty, and peerless staff to help name its new supercomputing system. ...read more
New research is seeking to detail the individual steps of highly efficient reactions that convert sunlight into chemical energy within plants and bacteria. ...read more
Professor Jim Hendler has been named the new head of the Department of Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. ...read more
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Vice President for Research Francine Berman will transition from her current position to expand her efforts within the research data community. ...read more
Engineers and scientists are working to develop powerful new decision-making and data visualization tools for emergency management. ...read more

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On Friday, May 17th, 2019 the School of Science hosted their graduation brunch for the graduating students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in all School of Science departments.  The event is to congratulate the graduates and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors.  To view and download photo's from this event click here.
Joseph S. Levinger, a theoretical nuclear physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II and spent nearly three decades teaching at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, died on October 25. He was 96. Levinger was appointed assistant professor in the Physics Department in 1951. In 1953 he was promoted to associate professor and promoted to professor in 1964.
On Friday, May 18th, 2018 the School of Science hosted a graduation brunch for the graduating students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in all School of Science departments.  We would like to congratulate the graduates and wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.  Please, find pictures of the event here.
Symposium on the Cell Biology of the Neuron: A Symposium in Honor of the Career of Gary Banker, PH.D. Sponsored by the Vollmer Fries Lecture Series, the Frontiers in Biotechnology Lecture Series, the School of Science and the Department of Biological Sciences.Friday, October 6th, 20172:00pm - 5:00pmReception to Follow
The new School of Science Advising Hub (The Hub) is a resource for School of Science students during their time at RPI and is a resource for all advising purposes. Staffed by experienced advisors, The Hub assists students in achieving their academic goals.

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