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James Hendler, the Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web, and Cognitive Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been named chair of the Technology Policy Council for the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
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The Rensselaer Plan 2024, the strategic plan that guides Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, dedicated the university to innovative teaching and research “that addresses the most compelling global challenges.” In the last year, no challenge has consumed the globe more than the COVID-19 pandemic — and the Rensselaer community has stayed true to its mission.
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The latest episode of Why Not Change the World? The RPI Podcast features conversations with two scientists whose work modeling the spread of COVID-19 is helping to inform and guide decision-makers in education, health care, government, and other industries.
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Deborah McGuinness and Jamie McCusker were awarded the Semantic Web Science Association (SWSA) Ten-Year Award for a research paper which shed light upon how the use of the semantic concept owl:sameAs was being used and misused for linking data sets on the Web of data.
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Letter from Richie C. Hunter, Vice President, Strategic Communications and External Relations, soliciting suggestions for COVID-19 modeling and data resources for IDEA and the Rensselaer Libraries
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