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Dear World,

We’ve had our eye on you for nearly 200 years. And guess what? You’ve changed. As an institution dedicated to scientific and technological advances, we’re proud to have played an instrumental role in that. But our work is not done. — RPI

RPI Statistics Infographic 194 YEARS OF INNOVATION 5 SIGNATURE THRUSTS NANO•ENERGY•COMP/IT MEDIA•BIOTECH 746 LABS, STUDIOS, & TECHNOLOGY SPACES ON CAMPUS 32 RESEARCH CENTERS
RPI Statistics Infographic 194 YEARS OF INNOVATION SPACE MISSIONS & TRAVEL SUSPENSION BRIDGES 5 SIGNATURE THRUSTS NANO•ENERGY•COMP/IT•MEDIA•BIOTECH COMPUTER CHIPS & PROCESSORS TELEVISION & LIGHTING DESIGN 746 LABS, STUDIOS, & TECHNOLOGY SPACES ON CAMPUS FLOPPY DISKS & DATA HARDWARE MEDICAL IMAGING & DIAGNOSTICS 32 RESEARCH CENTERS ADVANCES IN GENETICS AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
RPI Statistics Infographic 194 YEARS OF INNOVATION SPACE MISSIONS & TRAVEL SUSPENSION BRIDGES 5 SIGNATURE THRUSTS NANO•ENERGY•COMP/IT•MEDIA•BIOTECH COMPUTER CHIPS & PROCESSORS TELEVISION & LIGHTING DESIGN 746 LABS, STUDIOS, & TECHNOLOGY SPACES ON CAMPUS FLOPPY DISKS & DATA HARDWARE MEDICAL IMAGING & DIAGNOSTICS 32 RESEARCH CENTERS ADVANCES IN GENETICS AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

Our Research

As America’s first technological research university, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. From 3D printing of human skin to cleaning up Lake George, we’re incubating cutting-edge ideas across a variety of fields.

7,940+ Current Students
1,330+ Graduate Students
100,000+ Living Alumni
161 PHDs Awarded in 2018

Legacy of Innovation

Since Rensselaer’s founding in 1824, these distinguished individuals have forged frontiers in industry, science, education, and technology. They have built bridges, probed outer space, revolutionized new industries and technologies, and discovered new knowledge. And some are still in college.

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