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Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 
Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [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 (1997)
Toh-Ming Lu
Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor (2006)
Clay P. Bedford, Sr. ‘24 Endowed Chair Professorship (2003)
Howard N. Blitman ‘50 P.E. Career Development Professor in Engineering (2004)
Satish Ukkusuri
Irene and Robert Bozzone ‘55 Assistant Professor of Management and Technology (1995)
Ann and John H. Broadbent, Jr. ‘59 Senior Constellation Professor, Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering (2003)
Robert J. Linhardt
Warren H. Bruggeman ‘46 and Pauline Urban Bruggeman Distinguished Associate Professor (1995)
Henry Burlage Chaired Professor in Engineering (2005)
Robert Hull
Dorothy and Fred Chau ‘71 Career Development Constellation Professor in Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering (2007)
Constellation Professor, Biocomputation and Bioinformatics (2005)
Angel E. Garcia
Constellation Professor, Biocomputation and Bioinformatics (2007)
George Makhatadze
Constellation Professor, Future Chips (2004)
Shawn-Yu Lin
Constellation Professor, Tetherless World (2006)
James A. Hendler
Constellation Professor, Tetherless World (2007)
Deborah L. McGuinness
John A. Clark and Edward T. Crossan Professor of Engineering (1974)
Thomas and Constance D’Ambra Professor in Synthetic Organic Chemistry (2006)
David M. Darrin ‘40 Senior Endowed Chair at the Darrin Fresh Water Institute (2006)
Margaret A. Darrin Distinguished Professor in Applied Mathematics (1981)
James L. Decker ‘45 Endowed Chair in Aerospace Engineering (2007)
Amos Eaton Professor of Computer Science (1991)
Ford Foundation Professor of Mathematics (1967)
Joyce R. McLaughlin
Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Professor in the Technologies of Management (1969)
Albert S. Paulson
Alma and H. Erwin Hale ‘30 Teaching Professorship of Humanities and Social Sciences (1991)
Linda L. Layne
Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Educator (1975)
Joseph G. Ecker
William Howard Hart Professor of Rational and Technical Mechanics (1883)
Edward E. Hood, Jr. Professorship (1989)
Richard T. Lahey Jr. ‘64
John Tod Horton ‘52 Professor of Materials Engineering (1971)
David Duquette
Robert W. Hunt Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (1938)
Richard W. Siegel
Institute Professor (1994)
Institute Professor of Engineering (1991)
Ricardo Dobry
Institute Professor of Nuclear Engineering (1981)
Institute Professor of Science (1995)
E. Bruce Watson
Institute Professor of Science (1988)
Institute Professor of Science and Technology (1983)
Daniel Berg
Howard P. Isermann ‘42 Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering (1989)
Jonathan Dordick
Samuel A. Johnson ‘37 and Elisabeth C. Johnson Professor in Engineering (1990)
Mark S. Shephard
J. Erik Jonsson ‘22 Distinguished Professor (1997)
Xi-Cheng Zhang
Kodak Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering (1991)
Gail and Jeffrey L. Kodosky ‘70 Chair in Physics, Information Technology, and Entrepreurship
Gail and Jeffrey L. Kodosky ‘70 Career Development Chair
Shengbai Zhang
Frederic R. Kolleck ‘52 Career Development Professor in Chemistry (2008)
Louis Ellsworth Laflin Professor of English (1917)
Merrill D. Whitburn
P.K. Lashmet Career Development Chair (2008)
Ruth and Augustine Marusi ‘36 Professorship in Global Business Management (2006)
Elaine S. and Jack S. Parker Chair in Engineering
Shekhar Garde
Thomas Phelan Chair in Humanities and Social Sciences (1995)
Langdon Winner
Rayleigh Chair for Theoretical Physics (1962)
Rosalind and John J. Redfern Jr. ‘33 Professor of Engineering (1981)
Jacob Fish
Eliza Ricketts Foundation Professor of Mathematics (1937)
Donald A. Drew
Virginia and Lloyd W. Rittenhouse ‘35 Teaching Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences (2004)
John M. Gowdy
Patricia W. and C. Sheldon Roberts ‘48 Chaired Professor in Solid State Electronics (1991)
Michael S. Shur
Russell Sage Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering (1938)
Georges Belfort
Claire and Roland Schmitt Distinguished Professorship (2007)
Boleslaw Szymanski
Alan Paul Schulz Career Development Professor of Chemistry (2004)
Senior Constellation Professor, Biocomputation and Bioinformatics (2005)
Angel E. Garcia
Senior Constellation Professor, Tetherless World (2006)
James A. Hendler
Philip Sporn Professor of Electric Power Engineering (1962)
J. Keith Nelson
William Weightman Walker Professor of Chemistry (1905)
William Weightman Walker Professor of Polymer Engineering (1905)
Wellfleet Career Development Constellation Professor, Future Chips (2004)
Christian M. Wetzel
Wellfleet Senior Constellation Professor, Future Chips (2003)
E. Fred Schubert
Cary L. Wellington Professor of Management of Technology (1988)
Iftekhar Hasan
Dean R. Wellington ‘83 Teaching Professorship in Management (1990)
Robert A. Baron
Yamada Corporation Professor (2001)