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.
Engineering researchers have developed a new method to kill deadly pathogenic bacteria, including listeria, in food handling and packaging. ...read more
The road signs that direct traffic on the highways — collectively known as the cytoskeleton — are now the subject of research for Lee Ligon, associate professor of biology. ...read more
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
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.
On Friday, May 19th, 2017 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.
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