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Industry Support for Faculty Research – Upcoming Info Sessions

October 8, 2014 | Uncategorized

This fall, the CUNY CAT will hold several information sessions on the topic of industry support for faculty research. Faculty, post-docs, and graduate students, are welcome to attend. Topics to be covered: CAT Facilities & Programs Sponsored Research Agreements Project Cost-Sharing Intellectual Property Considerations SBIR/STTR programs CUNY CAT staff are working with each campus’s Office […]

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 […]

CAT Scientist Meeting Presentations

October 23, 2013 | Uncategorized

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.