Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

110 Eighth Street, Troy, 12180, NY, US

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Rensselaer is America’s oldest technological research university, offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences, information technology and web science, architecture, management, and the humanities, arts, and social sciences. The university offers degrees from five schools: Engineering; Science; Architecture; Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; and the Lally School of Management; as well as an interdisciplinary degree in Information Technology and Web Science. Rensselaer offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Students are encouraged to work in interdisciplinary programs that allow them to combine scholarly work from several departments or schools. The university provides rigorous, engaging, interactive learning environments and campus-wide opportunities for leadership, collaboration, and creativity. Driven by talented, dedicated, and forward-thinking faculty, Rensselaer has dramatically expanded the research enterprise by leveraging our existing strengths and focusing on five signature research areas: biotechnology and the life sciences; energy and the environment; computational science and engineering; nanotechnology and advanced materials; and media, arts, science, and technology. The Institute is especially well-known for its success in the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace so that new discoveries and inventions benefit human life, protect the environment, and strengthen economic development.

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Michael "Miki" Amitay

Director, Center for Flow Physics and Control & James L. Decker ’45 Endowed Chair Professor in Aerospace Engineering

Specializes in developing active flow control techniques with applications in aeronautical and mechanical systems

Active and Passive Flow Control Experimental Aerodynamics Aeronautical Systems Active Flow Control Techniques 3-D Flow Physics Mechanical Systems Experimental Fluid Dynamics

Kristin Bennett

Kristin Bennett

Professor, Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science & Associate Director, Institute for Data Exploration and Application (IDEA)

Extracts information from data using novel predictive or descriptive mathematical models

Bioinformatics Data Visualization Machine Learning Data Mining Health Informatics

Jonas Braasch

Jonas Braasch

Professor, Architecture; Director of Operations, Cognitive & Immersive Systems Lab

Specializes in collaborative virtual reality systems, binaural hearing, auditory modeling, and multimodal integration

Intelligent Music Systems Sensory Substitution Devices Auditory Modeling Collaborative Virtual Reality Systems Binaural Hearing Multimodal Integration Spatial Hearing

Curt Breneman

Curt Breneman

Dean, School of Science & Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Specializes in the development of new molecular property descriptors and machine learning methods for physical and biochemical problems

Science Machine Learning Methods Chemical Biology Physical Organic and Computational Chemistry Chemistry Transferable Atom Equivalents Molecular Property Descriptors Protein Chromatography Modeling

Selmer Bringsjord

Selmer Bringsjord

Director, Rensselaer AI & Reasoning Lab; Professor, Cognitive Science and Computer Science

Expert in logic and philosophy, specializing in AI and reasoning

Artifical Intelligence Philosophical Foundations of AI Computational Economics AI Systems Formal Logic Computational Logic

Nancy D. Campbell

Nancy D. Campbell

Professor and Department Head, Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Focuses on the history of science, technology, and medicine as it relates to drug policy and the social significance of drugs

Coronavirus Opioid Crisis Harm Reduction Opioid Overdose History of Science & Medicine Gender & Addiction Legal and Illegal Drugs Drug Treatment Opioid Addiction & Recovery Substance Abuse Disorder & Addiction COVID-19

Christopher D. Carothers

Christopher D. Carothers

Director, Center for Computational Innovations (CCI) & Professor, Computer Science

Researches massively parallel computer systems with a focus on modeling and simulation systems

Information and Computer Science Parallel Discrete-Event Simulation Computer Science Massively Parallel Systems Modeling and Simulation Systems Massively Parallel Processing Systems and Network Modeling

Ben Chang

Ben Chang

Director, Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences (GSAS) & Professor, Arts

Explores the intersections of virtual environments and experimental gaming with contemporary media art

Digital Games Immersive Visualization Systems Experimental Gaming Electronic Art Virtual Environments Contemporary Media Art Game Development

Joe H. Chow

Joe H. Chow

Institute Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering & Campus Director, Center for Ultra-Wide-Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks (CURENT)

Works in modeling and control of large-scale power systems, synchronized phasor data applications, and control of renewable resources

Power system stability analysis Renewable Resources Synchrophasors Control equipment performance FACTS Voltage Stability Analysis

John A. Christian

John A. Christian

Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering

Focuses on spacecraft navigation, computer vision, sensor testing, and space systems

Astrodynamics Space Imaging Spacecraft Navigation Computer Vision Sensor Testing Optical Navigation

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