Polytechnic's 37,000 alumni include business leaders, entrepreneurs and two Nobel Prize winners. Top executives from AT&T,
Bechtel, Consolidated Edison, General Electric, IBM, Ingersoll-Rand, Jacobs Engineering, KeySpan Energy, MetLife, Parsons
Brinckerhoff, Qwest, Raytheon, Stanley Works, Symbol Technologies, UNISYS, Verizon Communications and Xerox are proud of their
roots at Polytechnic. Academic leaders, deans and university presidents started their careers at Polytechnic. Recent presidents
of major professional societies, including the American Chemical Society and the IEEE, are alumni.The Polytechnic Alumni, established in 1863, promotes and maintains the welfare of Polytechnic and provides fellowship and
mutually beneficial activities among Poly graduates. Officers and an international board of directors govern the polytechnic
alumni. Alumni sections offer events around the country and internationally.
- Gertrude B. Elion H'89 - former doctoral student at
Polytechnic, awarded 1988 Nobel Prize in medicine.
- Martin L. Perl '48 H'96 -
awarded 1995 Nobel Prize in physics.
- Eugene Kleiner '48 H'89 - Poltechnic Advisory Trustee, among eight
scientists honored by the U.S. Postal Service with a commemorative stamp for developing and manufacturing revolutionary computer