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Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center

Opportunities for Research at the RNC

 

The RNC needs talented researchers in order to achieve its technical objectives, fulfill RPI's educational mission, and meet the requirements created by the expectations of its Industry Partners. Funding is available through the RNC for outstanding doctoral candidates graduated from the world's greatest colleges and universities who are interested in discovering and exploiting nanotechnology's most stubborn secrets.

 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation’s oldest technological university and it offers degrees from five schools: Engineering; Science; Architecture; Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; and the Lally School of Management & Technology; plus an interdisciplinary degree in Information Technology. Institute programs serve undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals around the world. The Institute’s long-standing reputation drew students from 39 states in addition to Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and 13 foreign countries in the fall of 2009. Rensselaer offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Students are encouraged to work in interdisciplinary programs that allow them to combine scholarly work from several departments or schools. The university provides rigorous, engaging, interactive learning environments and campus-wide opportunities for leadership, collaboration, and creativity. For almost two centuries, Rensselaer has maintained its reputation for providing an undergraduate education of undisputed intellectual rigor based on educational innovation in the laboratory, classroom, and studio. Driven by talented, dedicated, and forward-thinking faculty, Rensselaer has dramatically expanded the research enterprise by leveraging our existing strengths and focusing on five signature research areas: biotechnology; computation and information technology; experimental media and the arts; energy and the environment; and nanotechnology. The Institute is especially well-known for its success in the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace so that new discoveries and inventions benefit human life, protect the environment, and strengthen economic development. Please visit Rensselaer Admissions for more information.

 

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