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2013-06-27 16:21:46

Planned World-Class Environmental Laboratory with Monitoring and Prediction System to Be Cornerstone of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, IBM, and the FUND for Lake George Collaboration BOLTON LANDING, N.Y., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, IBM (NYSE: IBM), and the FUND for Lake George today announced the launch of "The Jefferson Project at Lake George," a three-year, multi-million dollar collaboration with the goal of understanding and managing complex...

2013-05-22 23:14:29

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced an affiliation agreement to collaborate on educational programs, research, and development of new diagnostic tools and treatments that promote human health. New York, NY and Troy, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced an affiliation agreement to collaborate on educational programs, research, and development of new...

2013-04-24 12:31:55

IBM Supported Master's Program Prepares Students for Big Data and Analytics Jobs?? ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are combining forces to offer a new graduate program in fall 2013, to prepare students for the expanding scope of careers requiring Big Data and analytics skills. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Nearly two million information technology jobs will be created by...

2013-01-30 12:29:33

TROY, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it will provide a modified version an IBM Watson system to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, making it the first university to receive such a system. The arrival of the Watson system will enable new leading-edge research at Rensselaer, and afford faculty and students an opportunity to find new uses for Watson and deepen the systems' cognitive capabilities. The firsthand experience of working on the system...

Pinpointing The Origin Of Bone Fractures
2012-12-11 16:33:48

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineering Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Pinpoint the Origin of Bone Fractures A new study from engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows, for the first time, how the little-understood protein osteocalcin plays a significant role in the strength of our bones. The findings could lead to new strategies and therapeutics for fighting osteoporosis and lowering the risk of bone fracture. Funded by the U.S. National...

2012-12-06 08:21:54

ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AMRI (Nasdaq: AMRI) today announced the extension of a commercial supply relationship with GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) for Aminobisamide Hydrochloride (ABA). Under the terms of the agreement, AMRI will supply ABA, an intermediate material used in diagnostic imaging agents. This substantial contract commitment positions AMRI as a strategic supplier to GE Healthcare. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120229/NY61160LOGO) Production will continue...

2011-09-30 12:45:00

TROY, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders in academia, industry, and government will meet at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute next month to discuss strategies for leveraging the awesome power of supercomputers to drive growth, innovation, and competitive advantage for American companies. The discussions are part of a three-day national workshop titled "Providing Competitive Advantage to Industry Through High-Performance Computing: Accomplishments and a Path Forward."...

2011-05-23 08:50:00

New application to raise funds to benefit area food bank LATHAM, N.Y., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sunmark Federal Credit Union, a full-service, community chartered credit union serving those who live and work in Albany, Schenectady, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schoharie and Rensselaer counties, has created a mobile video game application as part of a year-long fundraising effort to benefit the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. The new mobile game, officially titled...

2011-04-29 08:30:00

Leading Worldwide Health and Wellness Expert and U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin Will Speak at 205th Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Commencement May 28 Samuel F. Heffner, Retired Rensselaer Board of Trustees Member and Chairman, and G. Wayne Clough, 12th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Also Will Receive Honorary Degrees TROY, N.Y., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Surgeon General and Vice Admiral Regina M. Benjamin - one of the world's leading experts on...

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2011-04-26 10:06:16

Researchers Discover New Method for Boosting the Light Output of Green LEDs "” A Critical Step Toward the Development of LED Televisions and Displays Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method for manufacturing green-colored LEDs with greatly enhanced light output. The research team, led by Christian Wetzel, professor of physics and the Wellfleet Constellation Professor of Future Chips at Rensselaer, etched a nanoscale pattern at the interface between...