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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

CAT Scientist Meeting Presentations

October 23, 2013 | news

CAT Scientist meeting presentations and tips on how the CAT can support your NY State project and provide matching funds:

NSF Center for Metamaterials Spring Conference, April 22-23 in NYC

March 20, 2013 | news, Uncategorized

Professor David Crouse, will lead the discussion at the next NSF Center for Metamaterials (CfM) spring conference. This year, for the first time, the CfM will be inviting non-members to participate in order to promote collaborative research and to expand its industry reach.

View Newest Webinar: “Scalable Power Aggregation for Illumination, Displays and Signage”

November 7, 2012 | news, Uncategorized

In this presentation, we will describe an optical power aggregation technique for visible light applications such as illumination, displays and signage. First, we will discuss several coherent and incoherent beam combining techniques and present their advantages and disadvantages. Then, we will focus on the scalable, pay as you grow fiber-optic based system that can be used in these high color saturation, high contrast applications.

National Research Council report calls for “National Photonics Initiative”

October 26, 2012 | news, Uncategorized

A new report from the National Research Council identifies research priorities and grand challenges to fill gaps in optics and photonics, a field that has the potential to advance the economy of the United States and provide visionary directions for future technology applications.  The report recommends that the federal government develop a “National Photonics Initiative” […]

Conference for Pioneering Photonics Institute Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation

October 26, 2012 | news, Uncategorized

A pioneering center for photonic science and technology at The City College of New York commemorated three decades of research into the generation and harnessing of light with a celebratory conference in October. Established at CCNY in 1982, the Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers (IUSL) pioneered an entire field of research. “At that time […]

Announcing “Industry Showcase” webinar series to highlight CUNY research applications

March 2, 2012 | news, Uncategorized

The CAT “INDUSTRY SHOWCASE” initiative is a series of webinars to highlight CUNY research applications of interest to corporate scientists and engineers. CAT INDUSTRY SHOWCASE WEBINAR “Novel Approaches to the Fabrication of Polymer Materials with Robust Superhydrophobic Properties” Alan M. Lyons, Ph.D. Department of Chemistry, College of Staten Island and Graduate School, The City University […]

Phoebus Optoelectronics LLC Chosen as “Innovation Economy” Success Story

June 24, 2011 | news, Uncategorized

This recognition from the White House Business Council for Phoebus LLC, a CAT-supported start-up, showcases the type of technology assistance that the CUNY CAT is providing to companies throughout New York State.

Center for Metamaterials IUCRC Awarded, CUNY Named Lead University

February 7, 2011 | news

The CUNY CAT’s proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a Center for Metamaterials (CfM) as part of the NSF’s Industry/University Cooperative Research Center program was successful. The award starts on February 1, 2011, and is the result of a productive one-year of planning grant. We are pleased to announce that CUNY is […]

CUNY CAT-City College-Corning: A Winning Combination

February 7, 2011 | news

When Michael Etienne received his doctorate in electrical engineering from CUNY’s Graduate Center, he didn’t have to worry about getting a job.