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Oct 21 2010
1 2005 - Hillary Rodham Clinton, Senator from New York 2001 - 2009, former First Lady 12212
2 2001 - Bill Cosby, entertainer 9003
3 1992 - Tom Clancy, author, Co-founder of Red Storm Entertainment 5978
4 1999 - Bill Nye, "The Science Guy" 3177
5 2003 - Ben Carson, neurosurgeon 2011
6 2006 - Wesley Clark, former NATO commander 887
7 2010 - Peter R. Orszag - Director of the Office of Management and Budget in President Obama’s Administration 846
8 2004 - Robert Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet and 3Com founder 435
9 1991 - Peter Ueberroth, head of the United States Olympic Committee and former MLB commissioner. 319
10 2008 - David Gergen, former White House aide, author and Harvard professor. 317
11 Dennis Tito, (1964), American millionaire and the first space tourist to pay for his own ticket. 302
12 Adam Oates, (1985), Assistant Coach for the New Jersey Devils, NHL forward from 1985 - 2004, played in the 1991 - 1994 and 1997 NHL All Star Games, 6th on the NHL's all-time assists list. 258
13 Ely S. Parker, Civil War Statesman, author of Appomattox Courthouse agreement. 245
14 Marcian Hoff, (1958), the "father of the microprocessor" 229
15 Jon Hall, (1977), Executive Director of Linux International 227
16 John Rigas, co-founder of Adelphia Communications. 220
17 Ivar Giaever, (1964), shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 for discoveries on tunneling phenomena in Semiconductors. Currently an Institute Professor of Science 216
18 Mark Russinovich, Windows software engineer. 210
19 Pauline Oliveros : Music 176
20 James "Kibo" Parry, satirist, Usenet personality, and typeface designer. 170
21 Bobby Farrelly, director, writer and producer of such films as Shallow Hal and There's Something About Mary 159
22 Washington Roebling, (1857), chief engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge. 149
23 John Olver, (1958), Massachusetts State Representative (D), since 1991. 145
24 Erin Crocker, (2003), female NASCAR driver. 136
25 Brian Pothier, (2000), NHL defenseman for the Carolina Hurricanes. 129
26 George Low, manager of NASA for the Apollo 11 project. Low was president of RPI from 1976 to 1984. The Low Center for Industrial Innovation on campus is named after him. 127
27 Theodore Judah, (1837) visionary of the transcontinental railroad. 124
28 Peter Schwartz, Futurist and writer 118
29 Jeffrey M. Friedman, discovered leptin, a key hormone in the area of human obesity. 102
30 Curtis Priem, (1982) NVIDIA co-founder, architect of first PC Video Processor, and many that followed, trustee. 100
31 1993 - Robert Resnick, retiring RPI Physics Professor 1956 - 1993 100
32 Claire M. Fraser, (1977), President and Director of The Institute for Genomic Research. 94
33 Myles Brand, (1964), president of the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association). 94
34 George Rickey: Architecture 86
35 James Hendler : Computer Science 85
36 Daren Puppa, (1985), NHL goaltender from 1985 - 2000, played in the 1990 NHL All Star Game. 84
37 Langdon Winner : Science and Technology Studies 81
38 Dr. Allen B. Dumont (1924), perfected the cathode ray tube and is considered the "father of modern TV" 78
39 Edward Zander, former CEO of Motorola. 74
40 Henry Augustus Rowland, (1870), first president of the American Physical Society and Johns Hopkins University's first physics professor. 71
41 Walter Lincoln Hawkins, (1931), African American inventor of plastic telephone wire. 70
42 Nao Bustamante : New Media and Live Art 67
43 2000 - Rodney E. Slater, U.S. Secretary of Transportation 1997 – 2001 65
44 James Hall, (1832), American Geologist and paleontologist 59
45 1997 - Roland W. Schmitt, former President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 56
46 Nariman Farvardin,(1983), Provost of the University of Maryland 55
47 Marshall Brain, founder of HowStuffWorks.com. 54
48 Marlan Scully, Physcist known for work in quantum optics 52
49 David Korn, (1965), computer programmer who created the Korn Shell, a popular UNIX shell. 51
50 Matt Patricia, (1996), Linebackers Coach for the New England Patriots. 50
51 Gary Burrell, founder of Garmin. 50
52 Alexander Cassatt, (1859), civil engineer and railroad executive. 46
53 Mark Jason Dominus, Perl programmer, founder of Kibology (Kibo was also a graduate) 46
54 Robert C. Seacord, well known computer security specialist and author 45
55 Don L. Anderson, (1955), geophysicist. 44
56 Mary Pride, (1974), Christian author 43
57 Kevin Constantine, (1980), Head Coach of the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League, former NHL Head Coach of the San Jose Sharks from 1993 - 1995, the Pittsburgh Penguins from 1997 - 2000, and the New Jersey Devils from 2001 - 2002. 43
58 Mike McPhee, (1982), NHL forward from 1983 - 1994, won the '85-86 Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens, played in the 1989 NHL All Star Game. 42
59 James Salisbury, (1844), physician and inventor of the Salisbury Steak. 41
60 Amos Eaton, (1824-1942) : First Professor, Geology 38
61 Ned Herrmann, creator of the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument 38
62 Ron Eglash : Science and Technology Studies 37
63 Arthur J. Gajarsa, (1962), Federal judge, trustee. 37
64 Annette Kolodny : English 36
65 Granville Hicks, (1929-1935) : English 36
66 Hermann A. Haus, (1951), optical communications researcher and pioneer of quantum optics. 35
67 Graeme Townshend, (1989), Player Development Coordinator for the San Jose Sharks, NHL forward from 1990 - 1994. 35
68 Robert Loewy, (1947), Aeronautical engineer 34
69 George Soper, (1895), managing director of the American Society for the Control of Cancer which later became the American Cancer Society 33
70 1995 - G. David Low, NASA astronaut 32
71 Richard Mastracchio, (1987), NASA Astronaut, flew on STS-106 Atlantis (September 8-20, 2000). 31
72 Eben N. Horsford, (1838), "father of food science" and author, most famous for discovering baking powder. 31
73 Keith D. Millis (1938), metallurgical engineer and inventor of ductile iron. 30
74 Robert A. Baron : Psychology 30
75 Mark Shepard, (1994), Vermont State Senator 30
76 Matt Murley, (2002), NHL forward from 2003 - 2008. 30
77 Neil Little, (1994), NHL Scout for the Philadelphia Flyers organization, Goaltending Coach for the Philadelphia Phantoms of the American Hockey League from 2007 - 2008, AHL goaltender from 1994 - 2005, won the '97-98 and '04-05 Calder Cup with the Philadelphia Phantoms, inducted into the Philadelphia Phantoms Hall of Fame in 2006. 30
78 Laura K. Boyer : Science and Technology Studies 29
79 Bert Sutherland, manager of Sun Microsystems laboratories. 29
80 Leik Myrabo : Spacecraft Propulsion 29
81 Thomas J. Haas,(1983), current president of Grand Valley State University. [link] 28
82 Meera Nanda, writer, philosopher of science, and faculty Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 28
83 Tyler Hinman, (2006), multiple winner of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. [link] 28
84 Linnda R. Caporael : Science and Technology Studies 28
85 Peter E. Hart, group senior vice president of the Ricoh company and artificial intelligence innovator. 27
86 Samuel Wells Williams, 19th century linguist 27
87 Sheldon Roberts, (1948), member of the Traitorous Eight that created Silicon Valley; co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Amelco. 26
88 Lincoln D. Faurer, (1964), director of the National Security Agency and chief, Central Security Service from 1981 to 1985. 26
89 Virgil Bogue, (1868), chief engineer of Union Pacific Railroad and Western Maryland Railway constructions 25
90 Thomas Farrell, (1912), Deputy Commanding General of the Manhattan Project 25
91 John Alexander Low Waddell, (1871), civil engineer and prolific bridge builder. 24
92 Boleslaw Szymanski : Computer Science 24
93 Frederick Grinnell, (1855), inventor of the modern fire sprinkler. 23
94 George Hammell Cook, (1839), State Geologist of New Jersey. 23
95 Douglass Houghton, (1829), Michigan’s first state geologist. Discovered deposits of salt, copper, and iron. A Michigan city, county, and lake honor his name. 22
96 Gina O'Connor : Business 22
97 Gregory R. Wiseman, selected June 2009 as NASA astronaut. 22
98 Morton Gurtin, (1955), mathematical physicist. 21
99 Deborah McGuinness : Computer Science 21
100 Richard Linn, (1965), Federal judge. 21
101 Andrew Sears, computer science professor at UMBC 21
102 Matthew A. Hunter, Metallurgy, first to isolate Titanium metal 21
103 J. Erik Jonsson, (1922), co-founder and former president of Texas Instruments Incorporated, and mayor of Dallas. 21
104 Brad Tapper, (2000), NHL forward for the Atlanta Thrashers from 2000 - 2003. 19
105 Houman Younessi : Systems Engineering (Hartford) 19
106 James D. Meindl, (1986-1993) : Microelectronics 19
107 Don Millard : Electrical Engineering, Electronic Media 18
108 Ebenezer Emmons, (1826), Geologist, author of Natural History of New York (1848) and American Geology 18
109 Michael James Gaffey, (1984-2001), planetary science 18
110 William H. Wiley (1866), Civil War artillery commander, co-founder of publisher John Wiley and Sons, and US State Representative. 17
111 Robert H. Wentorf, Jr., : Chemical Engineering 17
112 W. Aubrey Thomas, US State Representative from Ohio, 1900-1911. 17
113 Chris Wysopal (Weld Pond) (1987), member of the hacker think tank L0pht Heavy Industries, pioneer in software vulnerability research, Founder of Veracode. 17
114 Robert Kennicutt, (1973), astronomer 16
115 Ario Pardee, Jr., (1858), Commander during the civil war 16
116 Chauncey Starr, (1935), pioneer in Nuclear Energy 16
117 Pat Munday,(1981), Environmentalist 15
118 James Flaherty, actor and stand-up comedian. 15
119 Michael Shur : Semiconductor Electronics 15
120 John Carter, (1986), NHL forward from 1986 - 1993. 15
121 George R. Dennis, was a United States Senator from Maryland 14
122 Asa Fitch, (1827), entomologist. 14
123 Kraig Nienhuis, (1985), NHL forward from 1985 - 1988. 14
124 Nikhil Koratkar : Nanotechnology 14
125 Paul Furio, video game developer and musician 13
126 Jonathan Dordick : Biochemical Engineering 13
127 Arthur E. Williams, US Army Chief of Engineers 13
128 Ron Sun : Cognitive Science 13
129 Sharon Anderson-Gold : Science and Technology Studies 13
130 David Musser : Computer Science 12
131 Xi-Cheng Zhang : Physics and Terahertz Technology 12
132 William Gurley, (1839), and Lewis E. Gurley, brothers and founders of Gurley Precision Instruments. 12
133 Sal Restivo : Science and Technology Studies 12
134 Ronald J. Zlatoper, (1963), Chief of Naval Personnel, Battle Group Commander in Desert Storm and Desert Shield, and former Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense. Trustee. 12
135 Heidi Jo Newberg, (1987), professor of astrophysics at RPI 12
136 Wayne Gray : cognitive science 11
137 Francis Collier Draper, (1854), Toronto lawyer, Toronto Police Chief 11
138 William Metcalf, (1858) Steel manufacturing pioneer. 11
139 Matthew Koss, (1990-2000): Physics 11
140 J. Christopher Jaffe, (1949), leader in architectural acoustic design. Taught acoustics at the Juilliard School, City University of New York, and Rensselaer. 10
141 Leffert L. Buck, (1968), civil engineer and a pioneer in the use of steel arch bridge structures, including the Williamsburg Bridge in NYC. 10
142 Arthur L. McCullough, US Air Force general 10
143 Selmer Bringsjord : Artificial Intelligence, Logic 10
144 Neil Rolnick : Music, founder of iEAR 10
145 Richard Klein,(1966), Astronomer 10
146 David Adler, (1956), physicist. 10
147 Clarkson Nott Potter, (1843), US Representative from New York, surveyor, lawyer and President of the American Bar Association [link] 10
148 Don Cutts, (1974), NHL and International Hockey League (1945–2001) goaltender from 1974 - 1984. 10
149 Truman H. Aldrich, (1869), United States Representative from Alabama (1896-1897) 9
150 Clement Hall Sinnickson, US State Representative from New Jersey, 1875-1879. 9
151 Beatrice Hicks, (1965), co-founder of Society of Women Engineers. 9
152 Chris Welty, (1995), computer scientist. 9
153 Charles Amos Cummings, architect and historian 9
154 Richard Franchot, US Representative from New York, (1861-1863). 8
155 Joe Howard, Jr., (1857), reporter and war correspondent 8
156 Peter G. Ten Eyck, New York State Representative 7
157 Garnet Baltimore, (1881), engineer and Garnet D. Baltimore Lecture Series honoree. 7
158 Joseph Gerber, (1947), founder of Gerber Scientific. [link] 7
159 Jeff Trinkle : Computer Science 7
160 Ken Hammond, (1985), NHL defenseman from 1985 - 1993. 7
161 Benjamin Franklin Greene, (1846-1859) : third senior professor and first director of RPI. 7
162 Walter F. Lineberger, US State Representative of California, 1917-1921. 7
163 J. Frank Aldrich, (1877), United States Representative from Illinois. 7
164 Fitzedward Hall, (1901), American Orientalist 6
165 John Hammond, US Representative from New York, Civil War veteran and iron manufacturer [link] 6
166 David Cheever, artist and architect 6
167 Tim Friday, (1985), NHL defenseman for the Detroit Red Wings from 1985 - 1986. 6

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