President’s Message

Welcome to SUNY Poly!

SUNY Polytechnic Institute is New York’s globally recognized, comprehensive educational ecosystem and a dynamic and proud member of the largest comprehensive university system in the country, the State University of New York.

Formed from the merger of SUNY Institute of Technology and the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, SUNY Poly is committed to scholarly excellence and high quality education. Our Albany campus offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience and nanoengineering, as well as cutting-edge nanobioscience and nanoeconomics programs. Our Utica/Rome campus offers a unique high-tech learning environment, providing degree programs in technology, including engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and engineering disciplines; professional studies, including business, communication, and nursing; and arts and sciences, with degrees and course offerings in natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences. Thriving athletic, recreational, and cultural programs, events, and activities complement SUNY Poly’s academic experience.

As one of the world’s most advanced, university-driven research enterprises, SUNY Poly boasts more than $20 billion in high-tech investments, over 300 corporate partners and multiple technology and innovation hubs that span upstate New York, providing limitless opportunities for students.

Please refer to this graduate catalog frequently as it is both a valuable resource and a useful guide. On behalf of the faculty and staff, I extend best wishes for your success at
SUNY Poly.


Alain E. Kaloyeros, Ph.D.
Founding President and Chief Executive Officer
SUNY Polytechnic Institute


The content of this catalog is accurate as of October, 1, 2015. It is subject to change.