This collection consists of Ph.D. dissertations and Master's theses completed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy campus. Ph.D. dissertations since December 2006 and Master's theses since December 2007 are available. In addition, some older theses and dissertations have been added. Theses in this collection have either a Standard Rensselaer License or a Creative Commons License. Original paper copies of all dissertations and theses (including those not available online) are available in the Rensselaer Libraries.

Theses by School

  • School of Architecture
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • Lally School of Management and Technology
  • School of Science
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