Thursday, November 02, 2006

Notable faculty

David and Gregory Chudnovsky – famous mathematicians who held the record for number of digits of pi in 1989. They now run the Institute for Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing (IMAS) at Polytechnic
Gordon Gould – Inventor of the laser
Maurice Karnaugh – A inventor of Karnaugh Maps, or K-Maps, while at Bell Labs. He was a professor at the Westchester campus from 1980-1999 and is now retired
Paul Levinson - author of The Plot To Save Socrates, media commentator on The O'Reilly Factor and other TV and radio. He was Visiting Professor at the Philosophy and Technology Study Center at Polytechnic, 1987-1988.
Rudolph Marcus – Former Polytechnic Professor awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry
Herman F. Mark – Founder of the Polymer Research Institute
Donald F. Othmer – Co-Author, Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
Eli Pearce – President, American Chemical Society
Murray Rothbard – Former economics professor, key figure in libertarian movement
Ernst Weber – Founder of the Microwave Research Institute