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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Troy, NY

Founding Date:
5-Nov-1824

Motto:
Knowledge and Thoroughness

Mascot:
Puckman

Enrollment:
7,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Sal H. Alfiero
Business
c. 1938   Founder, Mark IV Industries
Stephen Babcock
Chemist
22-Oct-1843 2-Jul-1931 Chemistry of milk
Robert P. Bozzone
Business
c. 1934   CEO of Allegheny Technologies, 2000-01
Myles Brand
Educator
17-May-1942 16-Sep-2009 President of the NCAA, 2003-09
Kevin Burke
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Consolidated Edison
James Q. Crowe
Business
c. 1950   CEO of Level 3 Communications
Gary T. DiCamillo
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Polaroid, 1995-2002
Nicholas M. Donofrio
Business
7-Sep-1945   EVP at IBM
Allen B. DuMont
Inventor
29-Jan-1901 14-Nov-1965 TV picture tube and TV network
Michael R. Farese
Business
c. 1946   CEO of WJ Communications, 2002-05
Bobby Farrelly
Film Director
17-Jun-1958   A Farrelly Brother
George Ferris
Engineer
14-Feb-1859 22-Nov-1896 Ferris Wheel
James J. Forese
Business
c. 1936   CEO of Ikon, 1998-2002
Claire M. Fraser-Liggett
Biologist
c. 1955   Genomic researcher
Arthur J. Gajarsa
Judge
1-Mar-1941   US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Walter J. Galvin
Business
c. 1946   CFO of Emerson Electric
Ivar Giaever
Physicist
5-Apr-1929   Tunneling through superconductors
Arthur F. Golden
Attorney
1946   Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell
Patrick W. Gross
Business
15-May-1944   Co-Founder, American Management Systems
Diane C. Harris
Business
c. 1942   Hypotenuse Enterprises, Inc.
Theodore D. Judah
Engineer
4-Mar-1826 2-Nov-1863 American Transcontinental Railroad
Kibo
Religion
13-Jul-1967   Titular head of Kibology
Lewis M. Kling
Business
c. 1944   CEO of Flowserve
Raymond A. Lancaster
Business
c. 1946   Candlewood Partners
Richard Linn
Judge
13-Apr-1944   US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Jeffrey M. Lipton
Business
5-Jul-1942   CEO of NOVA Chemicals, 1998-2009
Kenneth P. Manning
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Sensient Technologies
Benjamin F. Montoya
Military
24-May-1935   US Navy Civil Engineer, Rear Admiral
James C. Mullen
Business
c. 1958   CEO of Biogen Idec
John Olver
Politician
3-Sep-1936   Congressman, Massachusetts 1st
Daniel R. Raichel
Scientist
1935 22-Dec-2006 Acoustics expert
John Rigas
Business
14-Nov-1924   CEO of Adelphia, 1952-2002
Henry Augustus Rowland
Physicist
27-Nov-1848 16-Apr-1901 Studied optics, magnetism, etc.
Mark Russinovich
Computer Programmer
c. 1966   Microsoft Windows Internals
Linda S. Sanford
Business
c. 1953   Senior VP Enterprise at IBM
Gabriel Schmergel
Business
c. 1941   CEO of Genetics Institute, Inc., 1981-97
Chauncey Starr
Physicist
14-Apr-1912 17-Apr-2007 Electric Power Research Institute
Bert Sutherland
Engineer
1936   Scientist at Sun Microsystems
Jack Swigert
Astronaut
30-Aug-1931 27-Dec-1982 Command Module Pilot on Apollo 13
G. Robert Tod
Business
c. 1939   President and COO of CML Group, 1969-98
Edward J. Zander
Business
12-Jan-1947   CEO of Motorola, 2004-07
Zap Zlatoper
Military
c. 1941   US Navy Admiral (ret.)

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ivar Giaever
Physicist
5-Apr-1929   Tunneling through superconductors
Granville Hicks
Critic
9-Sep-1901 18-Jun-1982 Marxist critic, The Great Tradition
Nicholas J. Hoff
Engineer
3-Jan-1906 4-Aug-1997 Aluminum in aircraft design
Henry Augustus Rowland
Physicist
27-Nov-1848 16-Apr-1901 Studied optics, magnetism, etc.

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert P. Bozzone
Business
c. 1934   CEO of Allegheny Technologies, 2000-01
Myles Brand
Educator
17-May-1942 16-Sep-2009 President of the NCAA, 2003-09
George Campbell, Jr.
Educator
2-Dec-1945   President of the Cooper Union
Gary T. DiCamillo
Business
c. 1951   CEO of Polaroid, 1995-2002
Nicholas M. Donofrio
Business
7-Sep-1945   EVP at IBM
Arthur J. Gajarsa
Judge
1-Mar-1941   US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Arthur F. Golden
Attorney
1946   Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell
Alexander Lyman Holley
Business
20-Jul-1832 29-Jan-1882 Designed steel foundries
Shirley A. Jackson
Physicist
5-Aug-1946   NRC Chairman, 1995-99
Raymond A. Lancaster
Business
c. 1946   Candlewood Partners
James C. Mullen
Business
c. 1958   CEO of Biogen Idec
Linda S. Sanford
Business
c. 1953   Senior VP Enterprise at IBM
G. Robert Tod
Business
c. 1939   President and COO of CML Group, 1969-98
Jack M. Wilson
Educator
c. 1945   President, University of Massachusetts
Zap Zlatoper
Military
c. 1941   US Navy Admiral (ret.)


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