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23 Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty Members

2 Research Faculty

1 Professor of Practice

5 Visiting Appointments

6 Adjunct Appointments

19 Postdoctoral Research Associates

64 Full-Time Graduate Students

197 Undergraduate Students

National Awards, including:

  • Boeing Outstanding Educator Award
  • Pew Leadership Award (for the renewal of undergraduate education)
  • Hesburgh Award (Center for Innovation in Undergraduate Education)
  • In 2013, the RPI chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. This is the fifth consecutive time the chapter has been recognized for its excellence as a top-tier student-led physics club, a designation given to fewer than 10 percent of all SPS chapters at universities in the United States.

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