The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

Named Professorships


Rensselaer has a number of 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.

Ray Palmer Baker Distinguished Professorship

Toh-Ming Lu

Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor

Peter Tessier

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

William Laufs

Margie S. and Leland B. Bishop ‘60 Career Development Professor

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

Yuri Gorby

Irene and Robert Bozzone ‘55 Professor of Management and Technology

T. Ravichandran

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 Chair

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

Matheos Koffas
Constellation Professor, Future Chips

(vacant)

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 Chair of Engineering

Nikhil Koratkar

John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Chair 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

Rick Relyea

Margaret A. Darrin Distinguished Professor

William Henshaw

James L. Decker ‘45 Endowed Chair in Aerospace Engineering

Michael Amitay

Nancy and Roland Fitzroy Professor of Engineering

(vacant)
Ford Foundation Professor

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

(vacant)

Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Educator

Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Educator

Edward P. Hamilton Career Development Chair

Francine Berman

Frank Spear

Heng Ji

William Howard Hart Professor of Rational and Technical Mechanics

Jose Holguin-Veras

Edward E. Hood, Jr. Endowed Faculty Chair

George Xu

John Tod Horton ‘52 Professor of Materials Engineering

David Duquette

John Tod Horton ‘52 Professor of Materials Engineering

G. Ramanath

Robert W. Hunt Professor of Metallurgical Engineering

Richard W. Siegel

Institute Professor

Georges Belfort

Institute Professor of Engineering

Ricardo Dobry

Institute Professor of Science

E. Bruce Watson

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

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

Mark S. Shephard

J. Erik Jonsson ‘22 Distinguished Professor 

Suvranu De

Kodak Chair in Environmental Engineering

(vacant)
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

(vacant)

Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor

Stacy Patterson
Ruth and Augustine Marusi ‘36 Professorship in Global Business Management

(vacant)

Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Endowed Chair

Shekhar Garde

Thomas Phelan Chair in Humanities and Social Sciences

Langdon Winner

Rayleigh Chair for Theoretical Physics

Humberto Terrones

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

Farhan Gandhi

Eliza Ricketts Foundation Professor of Mathematics

(vacant)

Eliza Ricketts Foundation Career Development Professor of Mathematics

Jeffrey Banks
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 Chair in 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

Chanaka Edirisinghe

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 in Future Chips

(vacant)

Wellfleet Senior Constellation Professor in Future Chips

(vacant)

Cary L. Wellington Professor of Management of Technology

(vacant)

Dean R. Wellington ‘83 Teaching Professorship in Management

(vacant)

Yamada Corporation Professor

William A. Wallace