Changing the world: Polytechnic University - - the first 150 years
Polytechnic University, the second oldest private engineering and science institution in the United States, has for over 150 years provided the academic crucible and talent to advance the principles and frontiers of engineering and technology which have improved the lives of the vast majority of the worlds inhabitants. Its students and professors have been honored for groundbreaking discoveries in numerous areas, including microwave technology, aeronautics, barcode technology, polymer science, and telecommunications. Noted author Jeffrey L. Rodengen details the rich and colorful history of this distinguished institution, ranked in the top 10 percent of all U.S. colleges and universities by The Princeton Review. Foreword by Wm. A. Wulf, PhD, president of the National Academy of Engineering.
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Birth of an Institute
The New Era
Progressive Steps in Engineering
The Depression Years
Polytechnics Golden Years
Triumph and Challenge
The Engine For the Rebirth of Brooklyn I 70
The Future is Bright
Appendix A Board of Trustees
Appendix B Chairmen of Board of Trustees
Notes to Sources