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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.

The department celebrated the Class of 2016 graduation at a dinner event on May 27, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, NY.

Graduate students, Garth Scannell and Yanhui Huang, are the winners of the 2016 Norman S. Stoloff Research Excellence Award. 

Many of our brightest Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) students were inducted into the ASM Alpha Sigma Mu Society, during the 2016 Eastern NY ASM chapter awards ceremony.


A team of researchers has found a new path to large improvements in the efficiency of materials for solid-state heating and cooling and waste energy recapture. 

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.

Journal of Applied Physics welcomes Pawel Keblinski as the New Associate Editor.

Assistant Professor Ed Palermo was selected for a 3M Nontenured Faculty Award (3M NTFA) for his research project entitled “Bioresponsive Polymers as Anti-fouling Coatings”.

Prof. Linda Schadler has just been elected to the class of 2016 Materials Research Society (MRS) Fellows. This honor will be recognized at the 2016 MRS Spring Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.

An image captured by Michael Deagen, a graduate student advised by Profs. Chatainya Ullal and Linda Schadler earned first place in the 2015 Artistic Microscopy International Metallographic Contest