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Applied Geometry

Applied Geometry at Rensselaer

Rensselaer research focuses on:

  • Geometric foundations of applied geometry.
  • Surface modeling.
  • Solid modeling.
  • Robot path planning.
  • Computational geometry.

Students studying applied geometry can take advantage of related courses in:

  • Electrical Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Computer Science.

Current Projects

Researchers work in the following areas:

  • Problems dealing with surface design.
  • Curve design.
  • Robot path planning.
  • Packing.
  • Tiling.
  • Computational geometry.
  • Artificial intelligence as it applies to geometry.

Faculty Researchers

Harry McLaughlin
Bruce Piper

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