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.

CUNY CAT, National Science Foundation Plan Center for Metamaterials

February 7, 2011 | news

The CUNY Center for Advanced Technology, which has a long history of collaborating with industry on cutting-edge research and development, is strengthening those ties by establishing a Center for Metamaterials.

Painting by Numbers To Snap a Statistical Portrait of America

February 7, 2011 | news

“Social patterns are the key to understanding America,” declares sociology Prof. Andrew A. Beveridge. “Facts and figures are fine, but to really understand demographic data, you have to be able to visualize it.”