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Three professors at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have been selected to receive prestigious 2014 Faculty Awards from IBM.

Posted Dec 19, 2014

The National Science Foundation has awarded $15 million to a team of environmental and earth science data researchers, including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, who are providing tools and infrastructure that improve access to vast amounts of scientific data.

Posted Oct 10, 2014

A major new report—The State of the Lake: Thirty Years of Water Quality Monitoring on Lake George—details three decades of continuous monitoring that found Lake George to be in “remarkably good condition.”

Posted Aug 15, 2014

To meet its potential for driving discovery and knowledge acquisition, data science must address the key challenges posed by “Big Data,” assert Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professors James Hendler and Peter Fox in a commentary appearing in the June edition of the journal Big Data.

Posted Jun 23, 2014

Tracking data provenance using Semantic Web technology offers a solution for decision makers considering results contained in such science-based documents, argue a group of researchers in a commentary published in the June edition of Nature Climate Change.

Posted Jun 19, 2014