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Pengyuan Zheng, a graduate student advised by Prof. Daniel Gall, had won the 2015 American Vacuum Society (AVS) Thin Film Division Premier Student Award.

Emily Aaldenberg, a graduate student,  was awarded a Graduate Scholarship from Corning, Inc., upon recommendation of her advisor, Prof. Minoru Tomozawa.

Cansu Ergene, a second year graduate student, has been awarded the Rensselaer Presidential Graduate Research Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Congratulations to our students for receiving the Founders Award of Excellence, at the Honors Convocation on October 24, 2015.


To help “tell the story” of Rensselaer and The New Polytechnic, the Office of Strategic Communications and External Relations (SCER) has launched a new website.  

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michelle Howard Addresses 1,672 Graduates; Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson Encourages Graduates To Be Explorers and Pioneers

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) professor Nikhil Koratkar has been honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) and Pi Tau Sigma for his pioneering work on nanomaterials.

Prof. Ying Chen received 2015 The Alfred H. Geisler Memorial Award at the Eastern NY American Society of Metals (ASM) chapter annual awards dinner on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

Many of our brightest Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) students were inducted into the ASM Alpha Sigma Mu Society, during the 2015 Eastern NY ASM chapter awards ceremony.

Five Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate students have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships.