New York State awarded new Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Integrated Photonics.

July 29, 2015 | news

In a major boost for photonics research, development and manufacturing in NY, DoD announced that the State has been selected as the winner of the competition for the latest initiative to spur the competitiveness of U.S. industry.  Read more here

CUNY’S CityTech Offers Training for NABCEB PV Professional Certification

June 22, 2015 | news

In July and August 2015, Citytech (New York City College of Technology) is offering courses to prepare Solar PV installers for NABCEP certification.

CCNY to Host SPIE’s 3rd International Conference on Optical Angular Momentum

May 28, 2015 | news

CCNY to host SPIE’s Third International Conference on Optical Angular Momentum on August 4-7.  ICOAM will be co-chaired by Distinguished Professor Robert R. Alfano.

META 2015

May 28, 2015 | news

The 6th International Conference on Meta materials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics will be co-chaired by CAT Director Vinod Menon and held at CCNY on August 4 – 7th.

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 […]

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!: