We are an internationally recognized research university where big ideas are born and developed. Within some of the most advanced facilities in the world our graduate students and faculty address issues and uncover solutions that will affect the quality of life for people everywhere in years ahead. Over the course of nearly two centuries Rensselaer has given rise to such extraordinary innovations as email and the digital camera. Raymond Tomlinson Class of 1963 invented the electronic mail email system. Steven Sasson Class of 1972 B.S. 1973 M.E. invented the digital camera. Groundbreaking technological advancements. Far-reaching intellectual exploration. A commitment to serving humanity. These core values define the Rensselaer experience. Science Architecture Engineering Humanities Arts and Social Sciences Lally School of Management These five schools make up Rensselaer. The connections within and among these schools spur continual discovery.