President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.
From strategic marketing decisions, to material fabrication, to bio-imaging for musculoskeletal research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is welcoming new experts in research as 13 professors join the faculty in the 2016-17 academic year.
Savoy Magazine has named Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson among the “Power 300: 2016 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors” in its summer issue.
President Obama Announces Winner of New Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute and New Manufacturing Hub Competitions
President Obama announced a $70M million federal award to the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, an industry-led national non-profit, to create a nationwide Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute. Rensselaer will lead the Northeast.
The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., President of Rensselaer, has been presented with the 2014 National Medal of Science, the highest honor for scientific achievement bestowed by the United States government.
Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, to Serve as 2016 Rensselaer Commencement Speaker
Rensselaer President Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson announced that Ertharin Cousin, Exec.Dir. of the UN World Food Programme, will address graduates on May 28, 2016.
Today Rensselaer announced the addition of three new members to the Rensselaer Board of Trustees: Frank M. Fischer ’64, Daniel T. Pickett III ’90, and Siva Sivaram, Ph.D. ’86. “The Board is proud to welcome our new colleagues,” said the Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa ’62, chairman.
President Barack Obama has selected The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., to receive the National Medal of Science, the highest honor for scientific achievement bestowed by the U.S. government.
When 31 members of the Rensselaer Finance and Procurement Services group move into new offices in Proctor’s Theater later this month, it will bring to full circle Rensselaer’s involvement with this historic building in downtown Troy.