Laurie Leshin, Deputy Associate Administrator of Exploration Systems for NASA, will join Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as Dean of the School of Science. Leshin will bring experience as a leader, educator, researcher, and administrator to leadership of the school. Click here for further details.
RPI also announced that it has hired Jon Morse, Director of the Astrophysics Division at NASA, as Associate Vice President for Research. Morse brings experience ranging from academia to NASA and the White House to Rensselaer as a member of the leadership team. Click here for further details.