“We have unprecedented capabilities in data access, aggregation, and analysis, and in high performance computation.”—Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson
“As data moves from ‘big’ to ‘broad,’ we have the potential to find, link, query, visualize, and share data at a level never before possible.”—Jim Hendler
IBM announced that it will provide a modified version of an IBM Watson system to Rensselaer, making it the first university to receive such a system.
“This [new computational program] will allow us to look at a far greater number of documents in less time to understand the significant trends that are out there.”—Deborah McGuinness
Computer scientist uses DNA analysis to unearth the previously unknown origin of the Minoans, who some 5,000 years ago established the first advanced Bronze Age civilization in present-day Crete.
Recent media interviews consider data as a power source for the human race, the smartest lake in the world, the stewardship of data, and more.
Read Big Data news highlights from Rensselaer.
Big Data—The Internet and Beyond
Jim Hendler: Moving From Big to Broad Data
IBM’s Watson Joins Research Team at Rensselaer
Automating the Quest for New Technologies
DNA Analysis Unearths Origins of Minoan Civilization
Insights from Innovators
Big Data News at Rensselaer
News and Events
Biocatalyis and Metabolic Engineering Expert Richard Gross Joins Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Professor Jose Holguín-Veras Honored by White House as “Transportation Champion of Chang
Rensselaer Professor Sandipan Mishra Receives NSF CAREER Award
Rensselaer Professor Riccardo Bevilacqua Wins Young Investigator Award from U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research
Biomedical Imaging Expert Ge Wang Joins Rensselaer as Clark and Crossan Professor
MilkyWay@Home Co-Founder and Rensselaer Professor Heidi Newberg Named Fellow of American Physical Society
Deepak Vashishth Named Director of Rensselaer Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
Rensselaer Professor Peter Dinolfo Receives NSF CAREER Award
Cognitive Scientist and Rensselaer Professor Ron Sun Named Fellow of IEEE
White House Appoints Laurie Leshin to National Air and Space Museum Advisory Board
Rensselaer Nanomaterials Expert Ganpati Ramanath To Receive Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award
Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Applications
IBM’s Watson Joins Rensselaer
Big Data in 2013
Innovation at Rensselaer
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