Rensselaer Trustee and alumnus, Srinivasan “Siva” Sivaram ’85G, ’86 Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Memory Technology at Western Digital, recently hosted an engaging panel discussion on The Future of Blockchainpresented by the Rensselaer Silicon Valley Executive Council.
Last month, history was made at the Rensselaer Scholarship Gala and debut performance of the Rensselaer Orchestra in New York City. The evening’s events highlighted student scholarship, honored distinguished leaders, and encouraged visionary philanthropy at Rensselaer.
With support from the Warren Alpert Foundation, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have launched a search for drug candidates to block a biological process associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Rensselaer Trustee and Senior Vice President for Cognitive Solutions and Research at IBM Corporation, John E. Kelly III ’78G, ’80 Ph.D., D.H.L. (Hon.) hosted a Fireside Chat at the IBM Watson Experience Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has announced the addition Linda Pitzi Jojo ’87, ’92G, executive vice president, technology, and chief digital officer at United Continental Holdings, the parent company of United Airlines, and T.J. Wojnar Jr. ’80, vice president of corporate strategic planning at ExxonMobil to the Board of Trustees.
On December 14, 2017, President Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. hosted an event at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.