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* Research News (Archives)
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* Innovating New Ways To Share and Preserve Scientific Data on Sustainability *
Innovating New Ways To Share and Preserve Scientific Data on Sustainability
11/29/11 - Rensselaer is a key partner in a new project to store, share, and preserve important scientific data related to sustainability research.
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* Innovating Tomorrow’s Energy Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute *
Innovating Tomorrow’s Energy Systems at Rensselaer
11/08/11 - U.S. Representative Paul D. Tonko will speak at the Rensselaer Center for Future Energy Systems (CFES) 2011 Annual Conference and Industrial Advisory Board Meeting.
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* Researchers Secure $2 Million Award To Boost Reliability, Sustainability of Power Grids *
Researchers Secure $2 Million Award To Boost Reliability, Sustainability of Power Grids
08/18/11 - The NSF has announced a five-year, $18.5 million award to launch a prestigious Engineering Research Center.
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* Energy@Rensselaer *
Energy@Rensselaer: Providing Light to Those With No Access to a Power Grid
6/21/11 -Graduate students awarded “Best of the Best” prize for their innovative idea to “Change the World”: provide light for people who have no access to a conventional power grid.
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Energy@Rensselaer: Rensselaer Illuminates the Future of Lighting
05/23/11 - Lighting technology is the subject of intense scrutiny by scientists at two Rensselaer research centers.
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* University College Dublin Business Dean Named Dean of Rensselaer Business School *
Energy@Rensselaer: Zeroing in on the Elusive Green LED
04/25/11 - Researchers at Rensselaer have developed a new method for manufacturing green-colored LEDs with greatly enhanced light output.
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* Tristan Lawry *
Lemelson Finalist Transmits Data and Power Wirelessly Through Submarine Hulls
03/07/11 - Tristan Lawry has developed an innovative system that uses ultrasound to transmit large quantities of data and power wirelessly through thick metal walls.
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* Jian Sun *
Jian Sun Named Director of Center for Future Energy Systems at Rensselaer
02/09/11 -Power electronics expert Jian Sun has been named director of the Center for Future Energy Systems (CFES) at Rensselaer.
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* Rensselaer Researcher Working To Make Smarter Wind Turbine Blades *
Rensselaer Researcher Working To Make Smarter Wind Turbine Blades
01/28/11 - Aerospace engineering expert Michael “Miki” Amitay received a $250,000 grant from NYSERDA to continue his work on smarter blades for wind turbines.
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* Nanoscoop *
“Nanoscoops” Could Spark New Generation of Electric Automobile Batteries
01/04/11 - An entirely new type of nanomaterial developed at Rensselaer could enable the next generation of high-power rechargeable lithium (Li)-ion batteries.
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* Graphene *
Water Could Hold Answer to Graphene Nanoelectronics
10/26/10 - Researchers at Rensselaer developed a new method for using water to tune the band gap of the nanomaterial graphene.
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* DFWI Finds New Invasive Fresh Water Clam Species in Lake George *
DFWI Finds New Invasive Fresh Water Clam Species in Lake George
08/27/10 - A new species (Corbicula fluminea) was in Lake George and poses a serious threat to native mussels and the Lake George ecosystem.
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* New York City Department of Transportation Recognizes Project Led by Rensselaer *
New York City Department of Transportation Recognizes Project Led by Rensselaer
07/01/10 - The project tested a solution to combat traffic congestion — financial incentives to downtown businesses for accepting deliveries at night.
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* Howard Littman *
Seafloor Fossils Provide Clues on Climate Change
10/22/09 - Miriam Katz has spent the past two decades studying ancient, deep-sea fossils to reconstruct the climates of Earth up to 250 million years ago.
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* DaySwitch *
DaySwitch® Field Test Demonstrates Simple Daylight Harvesting Technology to Save Energy
6/07/10 - The Lighting Research Center has been working on a daylight-switching device called the DaySwitch®, designed for existing lighting fixtures.
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* The Baruch ’60 Center Draws Solar Experts from Around the World *
The Baruch ’60 Center Draws Solar Experts from Around the World
11/10/11 - Experts came together at Rensselaer to discuss the development of technologies that run on the cleanest and safest energy production process on Earth: photosynthesis.
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* Rensselaer Engineers “Cook” Promising New Heat-Harvesting Nanomaterials in Microwave Oven *
Rensselaer Engineers “Cook” Promising New Heat-Harvesting Nanomaterials in Microwave Oven
09/27/11 - Engineering researchers have developed new nanomaterials that could lead to techniques for better capturing and putting waste heat to work.
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Energy@Rensselaer: Institute Launches Center for Flow Physics and Control
07/05/11 - Rensselaer today announced the new Center for Flow Physics and Control (CeFPaC) within the School of Engineering.
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* Smart Lighting ERC *
Energy@Rensselaer: Moving Smarter LEDs From the Laboratory to the Marketplace
6/9/11 - The NSF-funded Smart Lighting ERC at Rensselaer engages key industrial partners to foster and guide LED innovations.
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* Think Big: Rensselaer Polytechnic Students Recognized for Innovative Ideas to “Change the World” *
Students Recognized for Innovative Ideas to “Change the World”
05/03/11 - A credit card water filter and a stress prevention smartphone app are among the winning ideas in the Spring Change the World Challenge.
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* Rensselaer Secures $1.5 Million To Launch New Nuclear Safety Research Program and Lab *
Rensselaer To Launch New Nuclear Safety Research Program and Lab
04/20/11 - Funding will support a new nuclear engineering research program and laboratory dedicated to the measurement of high-accuracy nuclear interaction data.
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* Marcellus Shale *
Abby Kinchy To Discuss Social Perspectives on Hydraulic Fracturing at AAAS Annual Meeting
02/14/11 - Assistant Professor Abby Kinchy will discuss local perspectives on shale gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale region of New York and Pennsylvania.
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* LRC *
Lighting Research Center To Test LED-based, Off-grid Lighting Products
02/04/11 - Lighting Africa seeks to accelerate the development of commercial off-grid lighting markets in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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* LRC Steers Collaborative Initiative To Achieve Sustainable Lighting in South Asia with LED Technology *
LRC Steers Collaborative Initiative To Achieve Sustainable Lighting in South Asia with LED Technology
01/27/11 - The Lighting Research Center (LRC) is steering a major initiative to promote sustainable lighting in South Asia, using LED technology.
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* Smart Lighting *
Smart Lighting Research Center Announces First Deployment of New Technology on Campus
11/1/10 - The Smart Lighting ERC has transformed a key building on campus into a test bed for high-efficiency lighting.
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* Streetlight *
National Lighting Product Information Program Releases New Report on Street Lighting Technologies
09/30/10 - The NLPIP released its latest Specifier Report, to provide objective performance information on existing street lighting technologies.
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* Jacob Fish *
Rensselaer Researchers Secure $1 Million Grant To Develop Oil Exploration Game-Changer
3/26/10 -Nikhil Koratkar is leading a $1 million study to develop new coatings for nanosensors that could lead to more efficient oil exploration.
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* Raymond Puffer *
New $1.6 Million DoE Grant Supports Fuel Cell Manufacturing Innovations
3/24/09 - The multi-year grant aims to create new technology and processes for faster, more cost-effective manufacturing of fuel cell membrane electrode assemblies.
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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP and Rensselaer Announce Launch of Center for Architecture Science and Ecology
11/14/08 - The renowned architecture firm and Rensselaer officially launch the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology.
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* RPI cuppola *
Student Inventor Tackles Challenge of Hydrogen Storage
3/3/10 -Javad Rafiee is the winner of the 2010 Lemelson-MIT Rensselaer Student Prize. He has developed a new method to store hydrogen at room temperature.
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