Pappa

I hope that the number of children from immigrant families will continue to increase at RPI. Therein lies a latent pool of ambition, curiosity and dedication to success, ready to plunge into the “Tute’s” search for innovation. My father came from...

Looking Back

Although I only spent my Junior and Senior years at Rensselaer (1948-1949) it was exactly what I needed scholastically speaking. I had transferred there from the Naval Academy when I had to leave because of an eyesight problem. Before R.P.I., I had breezed through all...

Fond memories

Neither of my parents went beyond grammar school so the concept of college totally foreign to them, except they realized it was important for me to get a college education. Lord knows how they were able to afford RPI, although they never brought it up with me. It was...
Coming Full Circle

Coming Full Circle

I chose RPI on the advice of my Dad, a Shell Oil executive and self taught engineer. He had planned to write the next great American novel, but life got in the way and he went to work for Shell during the great depression. My goal was to become an influential...