Troy, N.Y. — From neuronal differentiation and protein trafficking in order to understand diseases such as Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s, ALS, and diabetes to spacecraft navigation, from advanced controls for manufacturing processes to research that focuses on the behavior of complex networks, and the dynamics of social, biological, and ecological networks.  Rensselaer is welcoming new experts in research as 19 professors join the faculty for the 2017-18 academic year. more
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ranks among the best universities in the United States, according to the annual list of college rankings released this week by U.S. News & World Report. more
The fourth annual Rensselaer Research Showcase on August 23 offered government and private sector research partners an opportunity to learn more about insights emerging from research in biotechnology and the life sciences, and the current climate for the biopharmaceutical economy that work supports. more
College Factual has named Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) among the “Top 10 Best Physics Schools in the Country.” more
Results from its first run indicate that XENON1T is the most sensitive dark matter detector on Earth. more



Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s School of Science has appointed new department head, Gyorgy Korniss to lead the Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy. 
New technique produces lens for focused image or spectrum.  
Trevor David Rhone, Assistant Professor, Physics, Applied Phyics and Astronomy, is recipient of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER). 
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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