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Polytechnic President Jerry MacArthur Hultin
August 30, 2010
Thank you to Dianne Rekow.
Welcome to faculty, staff, administrators and trustees of Polytechnic, and our special guest,
President of the Borough of Brooklyn, the Honorable Marty Markowitz.
Welcome to new and returning students, both undergraduates and graduate students.
Let me talk about Then, Now, and Next -- the past, present and future at Polytechnic.
Walking the halls of Polytechnic -- faculty, students and alumni who have changed the world
· Brooklyn Bridge cable
· Panama Canal locks
· Microwave and radar -- Ernst Weber
· Polymers and artificial rubber -- Herman Mark
· Mass production of penicillin -- Jasper Kane
· Integrated chip and the worlds most successful venture capital firm -- Gene Kleiner
· Off-shore oil ports -- Paul Soros
· Construction engineering around the world -- Joe Jacobs
· The VCR, telephoto lens, Teflon, cellphones,