Department News

Four graduate students in the Tetherless World Constellation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently earned the top prize in a national health data platform challenge designed to create new functionalities for the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) repository for open health data: healthdata.gov. ...read more
IBM announced it will provide a modified version of an IBM Watson system to Rensselaer, making it the first university to receive such a system. ...read more
Schwendeman's expertise lies in the general field of computational science and engineering. ...read more
A $480,000 gift from the Emily Landecker Foundation will establish the James P. Ferris Fellowship in Astrobiology. ...read more
A team of astrobiology researchers will use a series of nighttime flights on an airborne observatory to search newly born stars for the presence of precursors to life. ...read more
The closer you live to another person, the more likely you are to be friends with them despite the growing use and impact of social media. ...read more

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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.
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 School of Science Research Photo Contest. This year’s exceptional entries demonstrated the broad scope of research being conducted within the School as well as the creative skills required to capture the nature of the research. Thank you to all who participated in the contest and congratulations to our winners!

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