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Martha R. Grabowski is an alumna and longtime Senior Research Scientist in the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.
Yinan Wang was selected as the Panel Fellow in the 2023 cohort of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of CMMI Game Changer Academies for Advancing Research Innovation (CGCA). This is the annual program hosted by the NSF to promote the merit review process. Details of the panels are below:
Jen Pazour was on sabbatical in academic year 2022-2023 and awarded an International Excellence Fellowship from  Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) where she was able to collaborate with  IFL - Institut für Fördertechnik und Logistiksysteme, KIT.
While global warming is leading to ever longer ice-free periods in the Arctic Ocean with concomitant increases in commercial shipping, the potential economic benefits of this activity must be weighed against the challenges of conducting maritime operations in a fragile ecosystem subject to extreme and unpredictable weather conditions, a lack of emergency support and response infrastructure (ERA), and the considerable cost a

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Steve Eshiemogie, a doctoral student studying chemical and biological engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been recognized as an honorable mention in the annual Cell Press Rising Black Scientists Awards for his essay “From village to lab: An African scientist’s quest for a sustainable future.” [MS1] More than 350 students across a range of scientific disciplines applied. 
From computer chips and pharmaceuticals to batteries and airplanes, our world runs on manufactured goods and products. However, most people rarely think about how these things get made — not to mention the technology and engineering that goes into making them at scale. 
Joan Llabre, Ph.D. '23, who received her doctorate in biomedical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute this past fall and is now a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute, has won the Koerner Family Foundation Fellowship, which supports engineers pursuing careers in research. 
This year, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers will begin work on a radically new approach to treating and preventing genetic diseases such as Alzheimer’s.It’s thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health’s TARGETED Challenge, which funds scientific research on ways to deliver gene editing tools directly to cells in the human body. 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Hudson Valley Community College have welcomed the inaugural class of RPI-HVCC Semiconductor Scholars. Funded by the 2022 CHIPS and Science Act, the Scholars program is one of many efforts in the Capital Region and around the country to prepare more students to enter the semiconductor industry.