Research projects under development within the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute were on stage for the institute’s third annual research showcase held Thursday. ...read more
Nanophotonics expert and physics professor Shawn-Yu Lin will receive a 2016 IEEE award for his role in discovering the darkest nano-material on Earth. ...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
Researchers have developed a new method to quickly and accurately determine that of phosphorene, a promising new material with potential application in semiconductor transistors.  ...read more
Plasmons, quasiparticles arising from the collective motion of electrons on the surface of a metal, can strongly modify the behavior of nearby light, and could be instrumental in building some of the key components of a quantum circuit.  ...read more

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's physics program has also been ranked 2 out of 23 in the state of New York. This means the physics program at RPI is in the top 5 in New York. See the full ranking of physics programs in New York.

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