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MSE Ph.D. Student Won Best Poster Paper Award

Xiaofeng Su from Professor Minoru Tomozawa's group received the Best Poster Paper Award at the recent “New York State Center for Future Energy Systems Annual Conference” held on March 26, 2014 at Hilton Garden Inn, Troy, NY.

Her subject was “Barium Titanate/Glass Core-Shell Nanocomposites for Energy Storage Applications”. The work is supported by the...

MSE Emeritus Professor Published A New Textbook

One of our emeritus faculty, Prof. Christoph Steinbruchel, has written a textbook for an introductory materials science and engineering course.  Its title is "The Nuts and Bolts of Materials Science".  The book provides a compact, modern narrative of the materials science every engineering student should know and be able to use.  

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Professor Hull Appointed Associate Editor of Applied Physics Reviews

Professor Robert HullProfessor Robert Hull, MSE Department Head, was recently appointed as Associate Editor for Applied Physics...

Metals and Nanomechanics Expert Ying Chen Receives NSF CAREER Award

Metals and nanomechanics expert Ying Chen, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has won a prestigious Faculty Early...

Nanomaterials Expert Ganpati Ramanath Named John Tod Horton ’52 Professor of Materials Engineering

Ganpati RamanathGanpati Ramanath has been named the John Tod Horton ’52 Professor of Materials Engineering at...

Rensselaer Nanomaterials Expert Ganpati Ramanath To Receive Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Ganpati Ramanath has been named a winner of the prestigious Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. Given in recognition of...