Archive for 2014

New Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competition

October 8, 2014 | news

On October 3, 2014, President Obama announced the Department of Defense’s new Institute for Manufacturing Innovation on Integrated Photonics. $100 million has been allocated to fund a competition to develop “an end-to-end photonics ‘ecosystem’ in the U.S., including domestic foundry access, integrated design tools, automated packaging, assembly and test, and workforce development”. You can read […]

Vinod Menon Named Director of CUNY CAT

October 8, 2014 | news

Dr. Vinod Menon, Professor of Physics at City College, has assumed the directorship of the CUNY Center for Advanced Technology (CAT). Dr. Menon joined CUNY as part of the Photonic Initiative in 2004 at Queens College. He moved to his current position at City College earlier this year. Prior to joining CUNY, he was at […]

Business conditions improve for New York manufacturers

July 22, 2014 | news

Business conditions significantly improved for manufacturers in New York for the third consecutive month, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s analysis of the July 2014 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The general business index reached a four-year high with 41%  survey respondents reporting that business conditions improved in the past month. The new […]

Steve Greenbaum Named Jefferson Science Fellow

June 10, 2014 | Uncategorized

The U.S. Department of State has selected Dr. Steve G. Greenbaum, Professor of Physics at Hunter College and Executive Officer of the Ph.D. Program in Physics at the CUNY Graduate Center, as a Jefferson Science Fellow for 2014-15. Dr. Greenbaum’s research involves spectroscopic studies of disordered solids by magnetic resonance and synchrotron x-ray absorption, most recently on […]

Two CUNY Teams Win PowerBridgeNY Awards

June 10, 2014 | Uncategorized

Teams lead by CUNY professors Dr. Alan Lyons and Dr. Yannis Andreopolis are winners of the prestigious PowerBridgeNY Award for their projects to improve the energy output of solar panels and the efficiency of HVAC technology, respectfully. A team led by Dr. Lyons (College of Staten Island), seeks to improve the energy output of solar […]

The CUNY CAT Spring 2014 Newsletter is here

June 4, 2014 | news

  CUNY CAT Spring 2014 Newsletter <pdf> In this issue: Two CUNY Teams Win PowerBridgeNY Awards Steven Greenbaum Named Jefferson Science Fellow CUNY CAT Hosts CCNY Electrical Engineering Student Showcase CUNY CAT Program Overview Research and Development Funding Opportunities  

Electrical Engineering Student Showcase Presenting Industry Relevant Research, April 25, 2014

April 28, 2014 | news

View students’ innovative, industry-relevant research here

Speakers from Corning and CDC/ LIFT will Present at April 25th EE Showcase Program

April 22, 2014 | news

Guest speakers: Philip Coniglio and Alan Evans join April 25th Program- JOIN US!:

EE Student Showcase and Collaborative Industry R and D Opportunities, April 25, 2014

April 7, 2014 | news

EE Student Showcase and Industry Collaborative Planning Day: April 25th 9:30-2:00pm. Industry Leaders discuss future opportunities at CUNY