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In celebration of National Engineers Week, the School of Engineering at Rensselaer is hosting its annual Exploring Engineering Day event Feb. 21. Area students in grades 3 to 6, and their parents will explore engineering activities as part of the program.
The new Knowledge and Innovation Program (KIP) of the Rensselaer Office of Research has awarded four grants to spur multidisciplinary research.
Rensselaer professor of civil and environmental engineering Michael O’Rourke wrote the book that is critical for preventing roofs from caving in under the weight of snow. 
Professor Jason Hicken has won a Young Investigator award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. He will use the three-year, 300,000 grant to further his research into developing new techniques for improving the design process of complex engineering systems.
Renowned biotechnology innovators Robert Linhardt and Jonathan Dordick have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors