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Rensselaer Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog]

Named Professorships


Rensselaer has several professorships honoring individuals or institutions for whom they are named, as well as honoring those who occupy them. These named professorships are listed below with their incumbents. Dates in parentheses indicate the year the professorship was established.

Ray Palmer Baker Distinguished Professorship

Toh-Ming Lu

Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor

(vacant)

Clay P. Bedford, Sr. ‘24 Endowed Chair Professorship

Michael Stein

Howard N. Blitman ‘50 P.E. Career Development Professor in Engineering

Yuri Gorby

Irene and Robert Bozzone ‘55 Assistant Professor of Management and Technology

(vacant)

Ann and John H. Broadbent Jr. ‘59 Senior Constellation Professor, Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering

Robert J. Linhardt

Warren H. Bruggeman ‘46 and Pauline Urban Bruggeman Distinguished Associate Professor

Bill Francis

Henry Burlage Chaired Professor in Engineering

Robert Hull

Priti and Mukesh Chatter ‘82 Center for Global Energy Research (vacant)
Dorothy and Fred Chau ‘71 Career Development Constellation Professor in Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering

(vacant)

Constellation Professor, Biocomputation and Bioinformatics

Angel E. Garcia

Constellation Professor, Biocomputation and Bioinformatics

George Makhatadze

Constellation Professor, Biocomputation and Bioinformatics Catherine Royer
Constellation Professor, Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering Richard Gross
Career Development Constellation Professor, Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering Mattheos Koffas
Constellation Professor, Future Chips

Shawn-Yu Lin

Constellation Professor, Tetherless World

James A. Hendler

Constellation Professor, Tetherless World

Constellation Professor, Tetherless World

Deborah L. McGuinness

Peter Fox

John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Professor of Engineering

Nikhil Koratkar

John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Professor of Engineering Ge Wang
Thomas and Constance D’Ambra Professor in Synthetic Organic Chemistry

(vacant)

David M. Darrin ‘40 Senior Endowed Chair at the Darrin Fresh Water Institute

(vacant)

Margaret A. Darrin Distinguished Professor in Applied Mathematics

(vacant)

James L. Decker ‘45 Endowed Chair in Aerospace Engineering

Michael Amitay

Amos Eaton Professor of Computer Science

(vacant)

Nancy and Roland Fitzroy Professor of Engineering (vacant)
Ford Foundation Professor of Mathematics

Joyce R. McLaughlin

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Professor in the Technologies of Management

Albert S. Paulson

Alma and H. Erwin Hale ‘30 Teaching Professorship of Humanities and Social Sciences

Linda L. Layne

Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Educator

Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Science Education

Francine Berman

Frank Spear

William Howard Hart Professor of Rational and Technical Mechanics

Jose Holguin-Veras

Edward E. Hood Jr. Professorship

(vacant)

John Tod Horton ‘52 Professor of Materials Engineering

David Duquette

John Tod Horton ‘52 Professor of Materials Engineering (vacant)
Robert W. Hunt Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Richard W. Siegel

Institute Professor

Georges Belfort

Institute Professor of Engineering

Ricardo Dobry

Institute Professor of Nuclear Engineering

(vacant)

Institute Professor of Science

E. Bruce Watson

Institute Professor of Science

(vacant)

Institute Professor of Science and Technology

(vacant)

Judith and Thomas Iovino ‘73 Career Development Professor in Civil Engineering Tarek Abdoun
Howard P. Isermann ‘42 Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Jonathan Dordick

Samuel A. Johnson ‘37 and Elisabeth C. Johnson Professor in Engineering

Mark S. Shephard

J. Erik Jonsson ‘22 Distinguished Professor 

(vacant)

Kodak Chair in Environmental Engineering

Philippe Baveye

Gail and Jeffrey L. Kodosky ‘70 Chair in Physics, Information Technology, and Entrepreneurship

Shengbai Zhang

Gail and Jeffrey L. Kodosky ‘70 Career Development Chair

Vincent Meunier

Frederic R. Kolleck ‘52 Career Development Professor in Chemistry

(vacant)

Louis Ellsworth Laflin Professor of English

Merrill D. Whitburn

P.K. Lashmet Career Development Chair

Ravi Kane

Ruth and Augustine Marusi ‘36 Professorship in Global Business Management

(vacant)

Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Chair in Engineering

Shekhar Garde

Thomas Phelan Chair in Humanities and Social Sciences

Langdon Winner

Rayleigh Chair for Theoretical Physics

(vacant)

Rosalind and John J. Redfern Jr. ‘33 Professor of Engineering

Farhan Gandhi

Eliza Ricketts Foundation Professor of Mathematics

(vacant)

Eliza Ricketts Foundation Professor of Mathematics (vacant)
Virginia and Lloyd W. Rittenhouse ‘35 Teaching Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences

(vacant)

Patricia W. and C. Sheldon Roberts ‘48 Chaired Professor in Solid State Electronics

Michael S. Shur

Russell Sage Professor of Engineering

Linda Schadler

Claire and Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professorship

Boleslaw Szymanski

Alan Paul Schulz Career Development Professor of Chemistry

(vacant)

Marty Silverman (Noble Enterprise) Functional Tissue and Regenerative Medicine Constellation Chair (vacant)
Marty Silverman (Noble Enterprise) Functional Tissue and Regenerative Medicine Constellation Chair (vacant)
Marty Silverman (Noble Enterprise) Functional Tissue and Regenerative Medicine Constellation Chair
(vacant)
Marty Silverman (Noble Enterprise) Functional Tissue and Regenerative Medicine Constellation Chair (vacant)
Kay and Jackson Tai ‘72 Senior Professor (vacant)
Travelstead Institute Chair Gwo-Ching Wang
William Weightman Walker Professor of Chemistry

Linda McGown

William Weightman Walker Professor of Polymer Engineering

Steven Cramer

Wellfleet Constellation Professor, Future Chips

Christian M. Wetzel

Wellfleet Senior Constellation Professor, Future Chips

E. Fred Schubert

Cary L. Wellington Professor of Management of Technology

(vacant)

Dean R. Wellington ‘83 Teaching Professorship in Management

(vacant)

Yamada Corporation Professor

William A. Wallace