Department News

As part of the inaugural class participating in The Arch at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Alex Christoforides ’21, a computer science major, completed his fall semester away internship opportunity at MathWorks in the Natick, Massachusetts, Lakeside Campus. more
Deborah McGuinness, the Tetherless World Senior Constellation Chair at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will provide insights into Artificial Intelligence alongside other leading experts during an upcoming public panel discussion titled “A.I. The Future of Climate, Clean Energy and Cybersecurity in the Capital Region.” more
The Department of Computer Science is pleased to have welcomed Alex Gittens as a new Assistant Professor in the Department.  Professor Gittens earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering as well as in Mathematics at the University of Houston and his more
Computer Science graduate student Salles Viana Gomes de Magalhães won the First Place Overall Award in the 2016 TripAdvisor programming challenge September 17, 2016.  Salles talks about his experience in this programming challenge in an interview with The Approach at more
Wilfredo Colón, professor and associate dean of science for research, has been named head of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the School of Science, effective April 1, 2015. more
Rensselaer computer and data science experts Francine Berman and James Hendler will help guide a new open access computer science journal which launched today. more
The National Science Foundation has awarded $15 million to a team of environmental and earth science data researchers, including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, who are providing tools and infrastructure that improve access to vast amounts of scientific data. more


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