William Barton Rogers
#2661 Overall Influence

William Barton Rogers

American scientist, founder of MIT

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William Barton Rogers was an American geologist, physicist, and educator at the University of Virginia from 1835 to 1853. In 1861, Rogers founded the Massachusetts Institute of Technology . The university opened in 1865 after the American Civil War. Because of his affiliation with Virginia, Mount Rogers, the highest peak in the state, is named after him.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Virginia
University of Virginia

Public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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William & Mary
William & Mary

Public research university located in Williamsburg, Virginia

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#2240 World Rank #668 USA Rank
Physics