November 25, 2014 -
Troy, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced the appointment of Curt Breneman as Dean of the School of Science. The appointment is effective January 1, 2015.
Professor Breneman has served as head of the university’s Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology since 2010.
“Dr. Breneman has a distinguished record of interdisciplinary research, entrepreneurial thought, and educational leadership,” said Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson. “I am delighted to make this appointment. He has passion for all aspects of science and technology that will create a heightened level of energy and collaboration at Rensselaer and the School of Science. His contributions and leadership will further our vision of The New Polytechnic, which is enabled by The Rensselaer Plan 2024.”