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Polytechnic University of New York

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1854 as the Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute.

Location:
Brooklyn, NY

Founding Date:
1854

Official Website:
http://www.poly.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eleanor Baum
Educator
c. 1939   Dean of Engineering, Cooper Union
Vincent A. Calarco
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Crompton Corporation, 1985-2004
Robert W. Cremin
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Esterline Technologies
Gertrude B. Elion
Scientist
23-Jan-1918 21-Feb-1999 Developed medicines for leukemia, herpes, AIDS
Edward A. Frieman
Physicist
19-Jan-1926 11-Apr-2013 Director of Scripps, 1986-96
F. Augustus Heinze
Business
1869 4-Nov-1914 Copper baron, went broke in the Panic of 1907
Herbert L. Henkel
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Ingersoll-Rand
Eugene Kleiner
Business
12-May-1923 20-Nov-2003 Venture capitalist
Arthur C. Martinez
Business
1939   CEO of Sears Roebuck, 1995-2000
Martin L. Perl
Physicist
24-Jun-1927   Discovered the tau lepton
Richard T. Santulli
Business
c. 1944   CEO of NetJets
Robert J. Stevens
Business
c. 1954   CEO of Lockheed Martin
John M. Trani
Business
c. 1945   CEO of Stanley Works, 1996-2003
Harlan Ullman
Columnist
15-Mar-1941   Shock and Awe

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Peter Ewald
Physicist
23-Jan-1888 22-Aug-1985 X-Ray crystallographer
Gordon Gould
Physicist
17-Jul-1920 16-Sep-2005 Invented the laser, arguably
Nicholas J. Hoff
Engineer
3-Jan-1906 4-Aug-1997 Aluminum in aircraft design
Rudolph A. Marcus
Chemist
21-Jul-1923   Electron-transfer reactions
Murray Rothbard
Economist
2-Mar-1926 7-Jan-1995 Anarcho-capitalist
Louis Zukofsky
Poet
23-Jan-1904 12-May-1978 Co-Founded Objectivist poetry movement

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Vincent A. Calarco
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Crompton Corporation, 1985-2004
Herbert L. Henkel
Business
c. 1948   CEO of Ingersoll-Rand
Richard W. Rahn
Economist
c. 1941   The End of Money


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