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Company Overview of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a technological educational institution. The institute offers Bachelor of Science in aeronautical engineering, applied physics, biochemistry and biophysics, bioinformatics molecular biology, biology, biomedical engineering, building sciences, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, communication, computer systems engineering, computer science, economics, electrical engineering, electric power engineering, electronic arts, electronic media, arts, and communication. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1824 and is based in Troy, New York. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has endowment assets worth $976.4 million.

110 8th Street

Troy, NY 12180-3522

United States

Founded in 1824

Phone:

518-276-6000

Key Executives for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

President
Age: 70
Vice Provost for Entrepreneurship
Dean of School of Engineering
Head of Department of Biomedical Engineering
Vice President of Institute Advancement
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Key Developments

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Announces Executive Changes

Michael Ginsberg has been named interim general counsel at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ginsberg is managing partner at Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin P.C. He replaces Charles Carletta, who was also from Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin P.C. and is retiring. As general counsel, Ginsberg oversees all legal aspects at the university. Those legal matters include governmental compliance, Title IX compliance, litigation, IP protection, risk management issues, real estate issues and governmental relations. Ginsberg will remain as managing partner at the law firm during his time as interim general counsel.

IBM Research to Collaborate with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

IBM Research has announced plans for a multi-year collaboration with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to create new frontiers in the scientific field of immersive cognitive systems. The research collaboration will be housed in the newly established Cognitive and Immersive Systems Lab (CISL) on the Rensselaer campus in the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC).

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Appoints Dr. Lee A. McElroy Jr. as Director of Athletics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has named Dr. Lee A. McElroy Jr. as director of athletics, after serving as an interim director. The appointment was effective July 1, 2015. Dr. McElroy is responsible for overseeing 12 men's and 11 women's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) intercollegiate teams (two Division I and 21 Division III), involving more than 550 student-athletes, as well as the Intramural Sports Program, which engages over 2,000 students. Dr. McElroy served as vice president and director of athletics at the University at Albany for 14 years.

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