Awarded VPP Status by OSHA for the EMPAC construction project’s outstanding site safety program.
Achieved LEED certification for EMPAC.
Renovated and upgraded Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center (RNC) facilities.
Designed and constructed the CCNI platform and facility, made up of massively parallel Blue Gene supercomputers, POWER-based Linux clusters, and AMD Opteron processor-based clusters, providing more than 100 teraflops of computing power, opening it in September 2007 as one of the most powerful university-based supercomputers in the world.
Received $2.65 million grant from the National Science Foundation to install new IBM Blue Gene/Q system (Fall 2011).
Opened new fitness center (Mueller Center).
Installed new roof, skylight, and pool filtration system for Robison Pool.
Installed new roof, improved locker and equipment rooms, dasher improvements, and constructed athletic training facility at Houston Field House.
Completed locker room improvements in the AS&RC.
Built new bleachers and press facilities for ’86 Field (football).
Installed new surface and lights on Harkness Field and Track.
Developed Master Plan, designed Phase I for East Campus Athletic Village (ECAV); broke ground in August 2007; and opened ECAV in October 2009.
Constructed new lighted turf field for soccer and lacrosse (Renwyck Field).
Achieved LEED gold status certification for East Campus Athletic Village (Fall 2009).
Opened new residence hall (Barton Hall).
Renovated Student Union building.
Renovated Bray, Cary, Hall, Crockett, Nason, and Warren residence halls.
Completed landscape and site improvements to Commons residence halls.
Completely remodeled the Commons Dining Hall, including installing an elevator, and expanding seating from 400 to 618, with a restaurant-style concept that includes nine distinct serving venues.
Constructed (through privatization) new Sixth Avenue Howard N. Blitman P.E. '50 Residence Commons (opened Fall 2009).
Implemented campus transportation service and shuttle bus service.
Initiated rolling renovations of all upperclass undergraduate residence halls.
Created new graduate housing projects on Peoples Avenue.
Created Student Life Services Center, through renovation of Academy Hall.
Created new hospitality venues at Jazzman’s Café, Moe’s Southwestern Grill (formerly Java++ Coffee House), new Library Café, Rensselaer Union Rathskellar, Father’s Marketplace renovation, and BARH Dining Room. Transformed the McNeil Room from regular dining to a full-service Panera.
Completed renovations to Russell Sage Dining Hall, doubling its size and adding grab-and-go meals.
Launched tobacco-free campus initiative July 1, 2010.
In partnership with Follett, launched a new Collegiate Store (2015).
Completed renovation of main floor and basement level of Folsom Library.
Installed new academic Wind Tunnel Facility in Jonsson Engineering Center.
Created new laboratory for undergraduate life sciences requirement.
Upgraded all engineering and science undergraduate laboratories.