The most significant transformation at Rensselaer over the past two decades has been the creation of a research portfolio of a size, significance, quality, and prominence that positions us to impact global challenges.
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Institute-Wide Research Platforms Learn more about our world-class research platforms and how they push the boundaries of individual disciplines.
A collaborative research facility where more than 200 scientists and engineers perform fundamental, applied, and translational research to address human health and mitigate disease.
We serve a vital resource for a broad range of Rensselaer researchers and partners from industry, academe, and government, providing the technical capability and expertise to perform low-cost, high-performance cluster computing.
Our Center promotes next-generation development of electronic and optical devices, manufacturing and robotics, integrated biomaterial devices, energy harvesting and storage, and nanostructured composite materials, among other leading-edge technologies.
This Center enables new lines of research in web science, high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, data science, and predictive analytics and links them to applications in a vast range of areas, from cybersecurity to health and environmental preservation.
Institute-Wide Centers Learn more about each of our research centers and the global challenges they seek to address.
Our Center is developing advanced modeling, simulation, and imaging technology to rapidly translate biomedical research from the lab to clinical practice in highly collaborative, bench-to-bedside approaches.
This Center provides a platform for astrobiologists to collaborate on research that spans from the origin and composition of organic compounds in space and the emergence of life on Earth, to the study of Earth’s extreme ecosystems and the potential for life beyond our planet.
School Centers The research centers at Rensselaer are at the core of the work we do to tackle the urgent global challenges of today.
Researchers work to develop bio-inspired artificial photosynthetic devices for solar fuel production through research that promotes a fuller understanding of the chemistry behind the biological solar energy conversion of plants.
The Center develops next-generation solid-state lighting systems that combine lighting sources, sensors, and controls that have the power to transform the way we live, work, and communicate.
Our Center is a leading global institution that advances the effective use of light for health, the environment, and overall society through product development, testing, and evaluation.
Our Center collaborates with industry to design, produce, and test novel polymers that can be applied to the study of protein folding and its effect on disease, the use of enzymes for polymer synthesis, the creation of more sustainable plastics, and polymer membrane development for fuel cells.