Jun 19, 2018  
Rensselaer Catalog 2007-2008 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2007-2008 [Archived Catalog]

The Faculty


Faculty Roster
An asterisk (*) indicates recipients of the William H.Wiley Distinguished Faculty Award; a dagger indicates recipients of the David M. Darrin Counseling Award; a double dagger indicates recipients of the Early Career Award.

Abbate-Gardner, Cinzia Clinical Assistant Professor of Architecture; M.Arch. (University of Rome).

Abdoun, Tarek Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Abetti, Pier A. Clinical Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (Illinois Institute of Technology).

Aboul-Seoud, Mohamed Clinical Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Ph.D. (University of Louisville).

Abouzeid, Alhussein Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Washington, Seattle).

Abrajano, Teofilo A. Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ph.D. (Washington University, St. Louis).

Adali, Sibel Associate Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Maryland).

Adams, Gary S. Professor of Physics; Ph.D. (Indiana University).

Adams, James Acting Department Head and Professor of Economics; Ph.D. (University of Chicago).

Adler, Michael Research Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Ajayan, Pulickel Henry Burlage Chaired Professor in Engineering; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (Northwestern University).

Akella, Srinivas Associate Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon University).

Akera, Atsushi Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania).

Akpalu, Yvonne A. Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts, Amherst).

Alben, Richard Clinical Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Harvard University).

Amitay, Michael Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Technion, Israel Institute of Technology).

Anderson, Kurt Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Anderson-Gold, Sharon Department Head, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Ph.D. (New School for Social Research).

Anshelevich, Elliot Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Cornell University).

Antal, Steven P. Research Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Arcak, Murat Associate Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Barbara).

Azimi-Sadjadi, Babak Research Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Maryland).


Bahn, Curtis
Associate Professor, Department of the Arts; Ph.D. (Princeton University).

Bailey, Ronald A. Associate Chair and Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (McGill University).

Balfour, Alan Dean, School of Architecture; Professor of Architecture; M.F.A. (Princeton University).

Baron, Robert A. Dean R. Wellington ‘83 Teaching Professorship in Management; Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Professor of Psychology; Ph.D. (University of Iowa).

Barquera, Blanca Assistant Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (Institute de Fisiologre, Mexico).

Bedard, Donna Research Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (University of Chicago).

Bedrosian, Gary Clinical Associate Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena).

* Belfort, Georges Russell Sage Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Professor of Chemical Engineering; Ph.D. (University of California, Irvine).

Bell, David H. Associate Professor of Architecture; M.Arch. (University of Virginia).

Benicewicz, Brian C. Director, New York State Center for Polymer Synthesis; Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (University of Connecticut).

Bennett, Audrey Associate Professor of Language, Literature, and Communication; M.F.A. (Yale University).

Bennett, Kristin P. Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin).

Benzing, Matthew Librarian (Information Systems); M.S.I.S. (University of Tennessee).

Bequette, B. Wayne Professor of Chemical Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Texas, Austin).

Berg, Daniel Institute Professor of Science and Technology; Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Yale University).

Bhat, Ishwara B. Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Bird, Michele Assistant Professor of Naval Science.

Blanchet, Thierry A. Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Dartmouth College).

Blue, Jennifer Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Bopp, Richard F. Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ph.D. (Columbia University).

Borca-Tasciuc, Diane Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles).

Borca-Tasciuc, Theodorian Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles).

Boudjelkha, Mohamed Clinical Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Boyer, Laura K. Clinical Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (McGill University).

Boylen, Charles W. Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin).

Braasch, Jonas Assistant Professor of Architecture; Ph.D. (Unveristy of Bodsam, Germany).

Breneman, Curtis M. Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Barbara).

Breyman, Steven J. Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Barbara).

Bringsjord, Selmer Department Head and Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Brown University).

Brunski, John B. Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania).

Busch, Costas Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Brown University).

Bustamante, Nao Assistant Professor of Arts; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; M.F.A., (San Francisco Art Institute).

Bystroff, Christopher Associate Professor of Biology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of California, San Diego).


Calamia, Paul
Assistant Professor Architecture; M.S. (University of Texas, Austin); M.A. (Princeton University).

Cale, Timothy S. Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Houston, Texas).

Campbell, Nancy Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Cruz).

Canier, Caren Professor of Art; M.F.A. (Boston University).

Caporael, Linnda R. Professor of Psychology; Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Barbara).

Carothers, Christopher D. Associate Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Georgia Institute of Technology).

Casabella, Philip A. Associate Chair of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Professor of Physics; Ph.D. (Brown University).

Cassimatis, Nicholas Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Castillo, Luciano Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (State University of New York at Buffalo).

Century, Michael L. Professor of Music; M.A. (University of California, Berkeley).

Chan, Wei Kin (Victor) Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems, Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

Changizi, Mark Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science; Ph.D. (University of Marlyand).

Cheney, Margaret Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Indiana University).

Chi, Lei Assistant Professor of the Lally School of Management and Technology, Ph.D.(University of Kentucky).

Cherniak, Daniele J. Research Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ph.D. (University at Albany).

Choo, Adrian Assistant Professor of Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Minnesota).

Chow, Joe H. Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs; Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; P.E., Ph.D. (University of Illinois).

Chow, T. Paul Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Chrisey, Douglas B. Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Virginia).

 Colón, Wilfredo Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (Texas A&M University).

Connor, Kenneth A. Department Head and Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Polytechnic Institute of New York).

Coppens, Marc-Olivier Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Ghent).

Corbett, Andrew C. Assistant Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Colorado, Boulder).

Craig, Kevin C. Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Columbia University).

Cramb, Alan W. Dean, School of Engineering; John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Professor of Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania).

Cramer, Steven M. Acting Department Head and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (Yale University).

Crivello, James V. Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame).

Cui, Anna Assistant Professor of the Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (Michigan State University).

Cumming, Doug Director, Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship; Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Toronto).

Cummings, John Research Assistant Professor or Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (Rice University, Houston Texas).

Cusatis, Gianluca Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (Politecnico di Milano University).

Cutler, Alan R. Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (Brandeis University).

Cutler, Barbara M. Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).


Danon, Yaron
Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

De, Suvranu Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Deery, June E. Associate Professor of Literature; D.Phil. (Oxford University).

Demers, Diane, Research Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

DePaola, Natacha Department Head and Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Derby, Stephen J. Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Desrochers, Alan A. Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Purdue University).

DeStefano, Marc C. Clinical Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science; M.S. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Diwan, Joyce J. Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (University of Illinois).

Dobry, Ricardo Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Dojka, John F. Institute Archivist and Head, Collection Development; M.L.S. (Wayne State University).

Dordick, Jonathan S. Howard P. Isermann Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Drew, Donald A. Department Head, Mathematical Sciences; Eliza Ricketts Foundation Professorship of Mathematics; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Drineas, Petros Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Yale University).

Dubrawski, Misa Clinical Assistant Professor of Japanese; M.A. (San Francisco State University).

Duchin, Faye Professor of Economics; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

Duquette, David J. Department Head and Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Durgee, Jeffrey F. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh).

Dutta, Partha Associate Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India).

Dvorak, George J. William Howard Hart Professor of Rational and Technical Mechanics; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (Brown University).

Dyson, Anna Associate Professor of Architecture; M.Arch. (Yale University).


Eah, Sang-Kee
Assistant Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (Seoul National University).

Ecker, Joseph G. Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor; Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Ph.D. (University of Michigan).

Eglash, Ronald Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Cruz).

Eisman, Glenn Research Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (Northeastern University).

Ellinger, Jefferson Clinical Assistant Professor of Architecture; M.S. (Columbia University).

Embrechts, Mark J. Associate Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems and Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; P.E., Ph.D. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute).

Ensley, Michael Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (Mississippi State University).

Esrock, Ellen J. Associate Professor of Literature; Ph.D. (New York University).


Fahey, James
Clinical Assistant Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (University at Albany.)

Fajen, Brett R. Assistant Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (University of Connecticut).

Ferland, Russell Assistant Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (University of Rochester).

Fernheimer, Janice Assistant Professor of Language, Literature, and Communication; Ph.D. (University of Texas).

Ferris, James P. Research Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (Indiana University).

Figuero, Mariana Assistant Professor of Architecture; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Finger, Fern Assistant Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (Yale University).

Finlay, Jeffrey Instructor of Military Science; B.A. (Howard Payne University).

Fish, Jacob Rosalind and John J. Redfern Jr. ‘33 Professor of Engineering; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Northwestern University).

Flaherty, Joseph E. Amos Eaton Professor of Computer Science; Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn).

Fleisher, Sidney P. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture; B.A. (Northeastern University).

Foley, William J. Clinical Associate Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; P.E., Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Fontijn, Arthur Research Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; D.Sc. (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands).

Fortun, Kim Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Rice University).

Fortun, Michael Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Ph.D. (Harvard University).

Fouché, Rayvon D. Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Ph.D. (Cornell University).

Francis, Bill B. Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Toronto).

Francis, Sonja D. Clinical Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science; Ph.D. (University of Toronto).

Frangos, Judith Media Librarian, M.L.S. (University at Albany.)

Franklin, W. Randolph Associate Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Associate Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Harvard University).

Freedman, Daniel Associate Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Harvard University).

Freitas, Brandon J. Assistant Professor of Air and Space Studies; M.S. (Touro University).

Freyssinier-Nova, J.P. Research Assistant Professor of Architecture; M.S. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Fritz, Connie Biological Sciences/Cognitive Science Librarian, M.L.S. (University at Albany).

Fukunari, Miki Clinical Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).


Gall, Daniel
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

Garba, Fareh Assistant Professor of Architecture; M.Arch. (University of Pennsylvania).

Garcia, Angel Senior Constellation Professor, Biocomputation and Bioinformatics; Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (Cornell University).

Garde, Shekhar Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Chair in Engineering; Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Delaware).

Gautschi, David Dean and Professor of the Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

Geisler, Cheryl Department Head, Language, Literature, and Communication; Professor of Rhetoric and Composition; Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon University).

Gerber, Lucien R. Clinical Assistant Professor of French; Ph.D. (University at Albany).

Gerhardt, Lester A. Associate Dean for Stategy; Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (State University of New York, Buffalo).

Gibson, David Clinical Associate Professor of Arts; M.M., (Yale School of Music).

Giladi, Eldar Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

* Gill, William N. Research Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; P.E., Ph.D. (Syracuse University).

Gillies, Charles W. Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (University of Michigan).

Gobert, Tamberly Automation Archivist, A.B., (Cornell University).

Goebel, Johannes Director, Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center; Professor of Music; M.A. (Staaliche Hochschule für Musik und Theater).

Goldberg, Mark K. Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Science, Novosibirsk, USSR).

Golden, Timothy D. Assistant Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Connecticut).

Goldenberg, David H. Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Florida).

Gordon, Tamar Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociolinguistics; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

Gowdy, John M. Virginia and Lloyd W. Rittenhouse ‘35 Teaching Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor of Economics; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (West Virginia University).

Grabowski, Martha R. Research Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Gray, Wayne D. Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley).

Grice, Roger Clinical Associate Professor of Technical Communication; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Gutierrez, Paz Assistant Professor of Architecture; M.Arch. (University of Pennsylvania).

Gutmann, Juliette Clinical Assistant Professor of Language, Literature, and Communication; Ph.D. (University at Albany).


Hagerup, Henrik J. Associate Professor of Aeronautical Engineering; Ph.D. (Princeton University).

Hahn, Tomie Associate Professor of Music and Culture; Ph.D. (Wesleyan University).

Hajela, Prabhat Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Halkias, Telemachus Chair and Professor of Military Science; M.S. (Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California).

Han, Jong-In Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor).

Hanna, Michael H. Associate Professor of Biology; Associate Dean for Academic Advising, Assessment, and Special Programs; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Illinois).

Hardwick, Martin Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Bristol University, U.K.).

Harrington, John P. Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor of Literature; Ph.D. (Rutgers University).

Hasan, Iftekhar Cary L. Wellington Professor of Management of Technology; Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Houston).

Haskins, Ekaterina Associate Professor of Language, Literature and Communication; Ph.D. (University of Iowa).

Hayes, Timothy M. Professor of Physics; Ph.D. (Harvard University).

Heim, John Clinical Associate Professor of Economics; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University at Albany).

Hekel, Justin M. Assistant Professor of Naval Science.

Hella, Mona Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Ohio State University); M.A. (Naval War College).

Hendler, James A. Senior Constellation Professor, Tetherless World; Professor, Computer Science; Ph.D. (Brown University).

Herron, Isom Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins University).

Hess, David Professor of Anthropology in Science and Technology Studies; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Cornell University).

High, Kathy Department Head, Department of Arts, Associate Professor of Arts; M.A.H. (State University of New York, Buffalo, Center for Media Study).

Hirsa, Amir Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Michigan).

Holguin-Veras, Jose Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; P.E., Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin).

Hollinger, David Clinical Assistant Professor of Computer Science; M.S. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Holmes, Colette Management Librarian; M.L.S. (University at Albany).

Holmes, Mark H. Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles).

Hopkins, Donna Engineering Librarian; M.L.S. (State University of New York, Buffalo).

Hsu, Cheng Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Ohio State University).

Huang, Hanchen Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (University of California, Las Angeles).

Huang, Zhaoran Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Georgia Institute of Technology).

Hubbell, Christopher Clinical Associate Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (University at Albany).

Hübscher-Younger, Teresa Assistant Professor of Language, Literature, and Communication; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Auburn University).

Hughes, Gregory N. Clinical Professor of Economics; Clinical Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Clinical Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Princeton University).

Hughes, Peter Assistant Professor of Air and Space Studies; B.A. (University of New Hampshire).

Hults, Patricia Digital Resources Librarian; M.L.S. (University at Albany).


Interrante, Leonard V.
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (University of Illinois, Urbana).

Isaacson, David Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (New York University).

Isbister, Katherine Associate Professor of Language, Literature and Communication; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Isler, Ibrahim Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania).


Jackson, Shirley Ann
President; Professor of Engineering; Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Jansen, Kenneth Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Associate Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Jayanthi, Shekhar Assistant Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Minnesota).

Jensen, Michael K. Professor of Mechanical Engineering; P.E., Ph.D. (Iowa State University).

Ji, Qiang Associate Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Washington).

Jiao, Yawen Assistant Professor of the Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (Boston College).

Jones, Robert W. Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).


Kagan, Larry
Professor of Art; M.A. (University at Albany).

Kalsher, Michael J. Associate Professor of Psychology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University).

Kalyanaraman, Shivkumar Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Ohio State University).

Kaminski, Deborah A. Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Kane, Ravi S. Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Kapila, Ashwani Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Cornell University).

Kar, Koushik Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Maryland).

Keblinski, Pawel Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University).

Keefe, Jeanne Visual Resources Librarian; M.L.S. (State University of New York, Buffalo).

Kelly, Elizabeth Government Documents/Cataloguing Librarian; M.L.S. (University at Albany).

Kempf, James Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (California Institute of Technology).

Kiehl, Margaret (Maya) Edward P. Hamilton Clinical Faculty Fellow; Clinical Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Kilduff, James Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering; Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; P.E., Ph.D. (University of Michigan).

Kim, J. Clinical Professor of Architecture; M.Arch. (Princeton University).

Kim, Jong Kyu Research Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Pohang University).

Kolb, John Chief Information Officer; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; P.E., M.Eng. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

* Koller, John M. Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (University of Hawaii).

 Komisar, Simeon Clinical Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Washington).

Koratkar, Nikhil Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Maryland, College Park).

Korenowski, Gerald M. Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (Cornell University).

Koretz, Jane F. Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (University of Chicago).

Korniss, Gyorgy Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute).

Kovacic, Gregor Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (California Institute of Technology).

Kramer, Peter R. Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Princeton University).

Kreiger, Tanis Serials/Acquisitions Librarian; M.L.S. (University at Albany).

Kremer, Steven R. Captain and Professor of Naval Science.

Krishnamoorthy, Mukkai S. Associate Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Indian Institute of Technology).

Krishnamurthy, Anath Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Ph.D. (University of Madison, Wisconsin).

Kreuger, Ted Associate Dean of Architecture; Associate Professor of Architecture; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; M. Arch. (Columbia University).

Krull, Robert Professor of Communication; Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin, Madison).

Kuruzovich, Jason Assistant Professor of the Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Maryland).


* Lahey, Richard T., Jr.
Edward E. Hood Jr. Professor; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Lakshmi, K.V. Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Instittute of Technology).

Lawson, Shawn A. Assistant Professor of Arts; M.F.A.(School of the Art Institute of Chicago).

Layne, Linda Alma and H. Erwin Hale ‘30Teaching Professorship of Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor of Anthropology in Science and Technology Studies; Ph.D. (Princeton University).

LeCoz, Yannick L. Associate Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Ledet, Eric Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Lee, S. Research Professor of Physics; Ph.D. (University of Michigan).

Leslie, Russell P. Professor of Architecture; M.Arch. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Lewis, Daniel Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (Lehigh University).

Lewis, Kim Assistant Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor).

Li, C. James Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin, Madison).

Li, Fengyan Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Brown University).

Ligon, Lee Assistant Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (University of Virginia).

Lim, Chjan C. Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Brown University).

Lin, Shawn-Yu Constellation Professor, Future Chips; Professor, Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (Princeton University).

Linhardt, Robert J. Ann and John H. Broadbent, Jr. ‘59 Senior Constellation Professor, Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (John Hopkins University).

Lister, Bradford C. Clinical Professor of Biology; Director, Center for Innovation in Undergraduate Education; Ph.D. (Princeton University).

Liu, Li Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Lu, James Research Associate Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Research Associate Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Technical University of Munich).

Lu, Toh-Ming Ray Palmer Baker Distinguished Professor; Professor of Physics; Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin).

Luk, Franklin T. Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Lupulescu, Afina Research Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Lvov, Yuri Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (University of Arizona).

Lynch, Michael Clinical Assistant Professor of Language, Literature, and Communication; Ph.D. (University of Connecticut).

Lyon, Joseph Assistant Professor of Naval Science.


Magdon-Ismail, Malik
Associate Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (California Institute of Technology).

Malaviya, Bimal K. Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Harvard University).

Malmborg, Charles J. Acting Department Head and Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Georgia Institute of Technology).

Maniatty, Antoinette M. Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Cornell University).

Martin, Lealon Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles).

Massie, William Associate Professor of Architecture; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; M.Arch. (Columbia University).

Mayo, Robert R. Acting Director of Rensselaer Research Libraries; Administrative Librarian; M.L.S. (State University of New York-Geneseo).

McCaffrey, Robert Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ph.D. (University of California, Santa Cruz).

McDaniel, Carl N. Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (Wesleyan University).

McDermott, Christopher Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill).

McDonald, John F. Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Yale University).

McGown, Linda Department Head and Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (University of Washington).

McIntyre, Cynthia R. Clinical Associate Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

McLaughlin, Harry W. Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (University of Maryland).

McLaughlin, Joyce R. Ford Foundation Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of California, Riverside).

Mercado, Alejandra Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Maryland).

Messac, Achille Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Messler, Jr., Robert W. Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Miccio, Ralph Clinical Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; J.D. (Albany Law School).

Milanova, Ana Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Rutgers University).

Miller, Branda Professor of Arts; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; M.F.A. (New York University Graduate Film and Television Program).

Mistur, Mark S. Associate Professor of Architecture; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; M.S. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Mitchell, John E. Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Cornell University).

Miyamoto, Paul Clinical Assistant Professor of Language, Literature, and Communication; M.F.A. (Otis Art Institute).

Montoya, Lupita Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Moore, James A. Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn).

Moore, Michael Assistant Professor of Naval Science.

Morabito, III, Antonio J. Assistant Professor Naval Science.

Morgan, Joel E. Research Assistant Professor, Biology; Ph.D. (California Institute of Technology).

Murtuza, Syed Clinical Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Purdue University).

Musser, David R. Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin).

Myrabo, Leik N. Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (University of California, San Diego).


Nagy, George
Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; P.E., Ph.D. (Cornell University).

Nalamasu, Omkaram Vice President for Research; Director, Center for Integrated Electronics; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Professor of Chemistry, Ph.D. (University of British Columbia).

Nambisan, Satish Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Syracuse University).

Napolitano, James Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Narendran, Nadarajah Associate Professor in Architecture; Ph.D. (University of Rhode Island).

Nash, Kimberly Assistant Professor of Military Science; B.S. (United States Military Academy at West Point).

Nauman, E. Bruce Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Leeds, England).

Nayak, Saroj K. Associate Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi).

Nelson, J. Keith Phillip Sporn Professor of Electric Power Engineering; Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; P.E., Ph.D. (University of London).

Newberg, Heidi Jo Associate Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkley).

Newberg, Lee Research Associate Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

*Newell, Jonathan C. Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (Albany Medical College).

Nierzwicki-Bauer, Sandra A. Director, Darrin Fresh Water Institute; Professor of Biology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of New Hampshire).

Noble, Ralph G. Associate Professor Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

Nyman, Marianne Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (Purdue University).


O’Connor, Gina
Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (New York University).

O’Hara, Christopher E. Chair and Professor of Air and Space Studies.

O’Rourke, Michael J. Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; P.E., Ph.D. (Northwestern University).

Oatman, Michael Clinical Associate Professor of Architecture; M.F.A. (State University of New York, Albany).

Oberai, Assad Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Odell, C. L. Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Curriculum Initiatives; Professor of Rhetoric and Composition; Ph.D. (University of Michigan).

Oliveros, P. Distinguished Research Professor of Music; Honorary Doctor of Music (University of Maryland, Baltimore County).

Oehlschlaeger, Matthew Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Ostrogorsky, Aleksandar G. Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Sc.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Ozisik, Rahmi Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Akron).


Page-McCaw, Andrea
Assistant Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Page-McCaw, Patrick Assistant Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Palazzo, Robert Acting Provost; Professor of Biology; Director, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies; Ph.D. (Wayne State University).

Pang, Jong-Shi Margaret A. Darrin Distinguished Professor in Applied Mathematics; Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Papadopoulos, Michael Professor of Military Science; M.S. (Florida Institute of Technology).

Park, Jong Chool Assistant Professor of the Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon University).

Parsa, Leila Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Texas A&M University).

Parsons, Peter Associate Professor of Architecture; B.Arch. (Cornell University).

Parsons, Robert H. Associate Professor of Biology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Oregon State University).

Paulson, Albert S. Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Professor in the Technologies of Management; Ph.D. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute).

Peles, Yoav Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology).

Persans, Peter D. Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (University of Chicago).

Peters, Lael Clinical Assistant Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Peters, Lois S. Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (New York University).

Peterson, G. P. “Bud” Provost; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Texas A&M University).

Phan, Phillip Warren H. Bruggeman ‘46 and Pauline Urban Bruggeman Distinguished Chair; Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Washington).

Picu, Catalin Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Dartmouth College).

Piper, Bruce R. Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Utah).

Plawsky, Joel L. Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Sc.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Plopper, George E., Jr. Associate Professor of Biology; Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (Harvard University).

Podowski, Michael Z. Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Warsaw Technical University).

Powell, Evelyn Constance Physical Sciences Librarian; M.L.S. (State University of New York, Geneseo).

Puka, William J. Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (Harvard University).


Radke, Richard
Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Princeton University).

Ramanath, Ganapathiraman Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Illinois, Urbana).

Rauterkus, Stephanie Clinical Assistant Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (Louisiana State University).

Ravichandran, T. Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Southern Illinois University).

* Rea, Mark S. Professor of Architecture; Professor of Psychology; Ph.D. (Ohio State University).

Reid, Larry D. Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (University of Utah).

Restivo, Sal Professor of Sociology in Science and Technology Studies, Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Michigan State University).

Riebe, David Clinical Associate Professor of Architecture; M.S. (Columbia University).

Rivera, Rafael Instructor of Military Science.

Roberge, Wayne G. Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Harvard University).

Robinson, Melinda Assistant Professor of Air and Space Studies; M.A. (Webster University).

Roecker, Steven W. Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Rolnick, Neil B. Professor of Music, Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

Roy, Harry Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins University).

Roysam, Badri Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (Washington University).

Roytburd, Victor Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

Rubenfeld, Lester A. Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (New York University).

Ruiz, Kathleen H. Associate Professor of Arts; M.A. (New York University).

Rupert, Amy P. Assistant Institute Archivist; M.L.S. (University at Albany).

Rusak, Zvi Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; D.Sc. (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology).

Ryu, Chang Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (University of Minnesota).


St. John, William C. Clinical Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology, Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Salama, Khaled Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Stanford University).

Salerno, John C. Professor of Biology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania).

Salon, Sheppard J. Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; P.E., Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh).

Sanderson, Arthur C . Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon University).

Sanderson, Susan Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh).

Sands, Robert Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs; Clinical Assistant Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; MBA (University at Albany).

Saulnier, Gary J. Associate Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Saunders, Andrew A. Clinical Assistant Professor of Architecture; M.A. (Harvard Graduate School of Design).

Scarton, Henry A. Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon University).

Schadler, Linda Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania).

Schmidt, David A. Clinical Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Schoch, Paul M. Associate Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Schoelles, Michael Research Assistant Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (George Mason University).

Schowalter, Leo J. Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (University of Illinois).

Schroeder, John Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (Catholic University of America).

Schubert, E. Fred Wellfleet Senior Constellation Professor, Future Chips; Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Stuttgart, Germany).

Schwendeman, Donald W. Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Ph.D. (California Institute of Technology).

Scott, Frances Y. Architecture Librarian; M.L.S. (Rutgers University).

Search, Patricia Professor of Graphics; M.A. (Goddard College).

Sharfstein, Susan Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

Sharma, Anurag Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ph.D. (State University of New York at Binghamton).

Shephard, Mark S. Director, Scientific Computation Research Center; Samuel A. Johnson ‘37 and Elizabeth C. Johnson Professor in Engineering; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Professor of Computer Science; P.E., Ph.D. (Cornell University).

Shima, Mutsuhiro Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Maryland).

Shin, Yong-Chul Assistant Professor of the Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Shur, Michael Patricia W. and C. Sheldon Roberts ‘48 Chaired Professor in Solid State Electronics; Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (A.F. Ioffe Institute of Physics and Technology, Soviet Union).

Shur, Paulina Clinical Associate Professor of Arts; Ph.D. (St. Petersburg Institute of Theatre, Music and Film).

Siegel, Richard W . Director, Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center; Robert W. Hunt Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Illinois).

Siegmann, William L. Associate Dean of Science for Graduate Education and Research, Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Sikdar, Biplab Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Simons, Kenneth Assistant Professor of Economics; Ph.D. (Carnegie-Mellon University).

Smith, Richard N. Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

Smith, Susan M. E. Clinical Associate Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Spear, Frank S. Department Head and Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles).

Spilker, Robert L. Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Sc.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Spooner, David L. Associate Dean of Science and Information Technology; Professor of Computer Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State University).

Staniszewski, Mary Anne Associate Professor of Arts; Ph.D. (Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York).

Stegemann, J.P. Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (Georgia Institute of Technology).

Steinbruchel, Christoph Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Minnesota).

Steiner, Don Research Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Steiner, Mark Director, Multidisciplinary Design Laboratory; Director, Core Engineering; Clinical Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Clinical Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Stenken, Julie Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (University of Kansas).

Stephens, Irving E. Librarian; Coordinator, Public Services; M.L.S. (University at Albany).

Stern, David Associate Professor of Economics; Ph.D. (Boston University).

Stewart, Charles Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin).

Stoler, Paul Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (Rutgers University).

Sun, Jian Associate Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Paderborn).

Sun, Ron Professor of Cognitive Science; Ph.D. (Brandeis University).

Swank, Douglas M. Assistant Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania).

Swersey, Burt L. Senior Lecturer in Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; B.S. (Cornell University).

Symans, Michael Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (State University of New York, Buffalo).

* Szymanski, Boleslaw K. Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland).


Thompson, Deanna
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (Rutgers University).

* Tichy, John A. Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Michigan).

Tien, James M. Yamada Corporation Professor; Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Tomozawa, Minoru Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania).

Traver, Holly A. Clinical Assistant Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (University at Albany).

Trinkle, Jeffrey C. Department Head and Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania).

Triscari, Thomas Clinical Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).


Ukkusuri, Satish
Howard N. Blitman ‘50 P.E. Career Development Professor in Engineering; Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Texas, Austin).


Vamos, Igor
Associate Professor of Arts; M.F.A. (University of California, San Diego).

Van Dessel, Steven Assistant Professor of Architecture; Ph.D. (University of Florida, Gainesville).

van Heuveln, Bram Clinical Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science; Ph.D. (State University of New York, Binghamton).

Varela, Carlos A. Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

Vashishth, Deepak Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (University of London).

Vastola, Kenneth S. Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (University of Illinois).

Veryzer, R. Associate Professor, Management Policy and Organization; Ph.D. (University of Florida).

Vitaliano, Donald F. Professor of Economics; Ph.D. (City University of New York).

von Maltzahn, Wolf Associate Vice President for Research; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Hannover, Germany).

Vostral, Sharra Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies; Ph.D. (Washington University).


Wait, Samuel C., Jr.
Associate Dean, School of Science; Professor of Physical Chemistry; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Walczyk, Daniel Associate Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; P.E., Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Wallace, William A. Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Waltz, Mary Anne Librarian Coordinator, Reference/Instructional Services; M.L.S. (Syracuse University).

Wang, Chunyu Assistant Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (Cornell University).

Wang, Gwo-Ching Department Head, Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Professor of Physics; Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin).

Wang, Ke-Gang Research Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Ph.D. (Academia Sinica, China).

Warden, Joseph T . Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (University of Minnesota).

Wark, David A. Research Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ph.D. (University of Texas, Austin).

Warriner, Kenneth L., Jr. Associate Professor of Architecture; B.Arch. (University of Florida).

Washington, Morris A. Director, Center for Integrated Electronics; Clinical Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (New York University).

Watson, E. Bruce Institute Professor of Science; Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Watt, James Professor, Department of Language, Literature, and Communication; Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin, Madison).

Wayner, Peter C., Jr. Research Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (Northwestern University).

Wei, Timothy Department Head and Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Michigan).

Wen, John Ting-Yung Director, Center for Automation Technologies and Systems; Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Wentland, Mark P. Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Ph.D. (Rice University).

Wetzel, Christian M. Wellfleet Career Development Constellation Professor, Future Chips; Associate Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (University of Munich, Germany).

Whitburn, Merrill D. Louis Ellsworth Laflin Professor of English; Professor of Communication and Rhetoric; Ph.D. (University of Iowa).

Whittet, Douglas C.B. Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (St. Andrews University, Scotland).

Wiedemeier, Heribert A. Research Professor of Physical Chemistry; D.Sc. (University of Muenster).

Wiley, Glen Digital Resources and Metadata Librarian; M.S.L.I.S. (Syracuse University).

Wilke, Ingrid Assistant Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology).

Willemain, Thomas R. Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Willis, John P. Research Professor of Chemistry; Ph.D. (University of Connecticut).

Winner, Langdon Thomas Phelan Chair in Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor of Political Science, Science and Technology Studies; Ph.D. (University of California, Berkeley).

Woodhouse, Edward J. Professor of Political Science, Science and Technology Studies; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; Ph.D. (Yale University).

Woods, John W. Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Wozny, Michael J. Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (University of Arizona).

Wright, Roger N. Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; P.E., Sc.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).


Xiang, Ning
Associate Professor of Architecture; Ph.D. (Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany).

Xu, George Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D. (Texas A&M University).

Xu, Jingzhou Research Assistant Professor of Physics; Ph.D. (Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science).


Yager, Michael
Assistant Professor of Naval Science.

Yamaguchi, Masashi Assistant Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Ph.D. (Hokkaido University).

Yang, Yingrui Associate Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems; Ph.D. (New York University).

Yazici, Birsen Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Purdue University).

Yener, Bulent Associate Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (Columbia University).


Zaki, Mohammed
Associate Professor of Computer Science; Ph.D. (University of Rochester).

Zappen, James P. Professor of Communication and Rhetoric; Ph.D. (University of Missouri).

Zeghal, Mourad Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Ph.D. (Princeton University).

Zenzen, Michael J., Jr. Professor of Cognitive Sciences; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Zhang, Fuming Research Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Leeds).

Zhang, Tong Assistant Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (University of Minnesota).

Zhang, Xi-Cheng J. Erik Johnsson’22 Distinguished Professor; Director, Center for Terahertz Research; Professor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy; Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering; Ph.D. (Brown University).

Zhao, Hao Assistant Professor of the Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Illinois).

Zimmie, Thomas F. Acting Department Head and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; P.E., Ph.D. (University of Connecticut).

Zuker, Michael

Professor of Mathematical Sciences; Professor of Biology; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Faculty Roster (Rensselaer at Hartford)

Albright, Robert R., II Clinical Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh).

Arnheiter, Edward D. Clinical Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts).

Brown, Roger H. Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering and Science; Member, Faculty of Information Technology; M.S.E.E. (University of Illinois).

Cassenti, Brice Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Engineering and Science; Ph.D. (Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn).

Eberbach, Eugene Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Engineering and Science; Ph.D. (Warsaw University of Technology).

Gingerella, Louis W., Jr. Clinical Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; MBA (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Gutierrez-Miravete, Ernesto Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Engineering and Science; Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Kelly, Leonard J. Clinical Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Connecticut).

Luddy, William J., Jr. Clinical Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; J.D. (University of Connecticut).

Maleyeff, John Clinical Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts).

Mesiya, M. Farooque Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Engineering and Science; Ph.D. (Queens University, Canada).

Pawlak, Renaud Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering and Science; Ph.D. (French National Institute of Arts and Crafts (CNAM) Cedric Laboratory, Paris France).

Peteros, Randall G. Clinical Assistant Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; J.D. (Western New England College School of Law).

Peters, Lael Clinical Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (Rensselaer).

Rainey, David L. Clinical Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).

Stodder, James P. Clinical Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology; Ph.D. (Yale University).

Younessi, Houman Assistant Dean for Academic Programs; Clinical Professor, Department of Engineering and Science; Ph.D., (Swinburne University of Technology).