Lois S. Peters


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States

Lois S. Peters was Associate Professor at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Lally School of Management and Director of the MS-Technology, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship program. She was the co-author of Grabbing Lightning: Building Capability for Breakthrough Innovation (2008). She was a central contributor to the Lally School, serving as area head of the enterprise management and organization group, among her many roles. In recent years, Professor Peters also served on the Faculty Senate, including three years on its executive committee. Lois had a great love of knowledge and dedication to her students. She continually reached out to colleagues in other Rensselaer schools through joint teaching and research, as well as collaborating with academics around the world.