SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation
Dec17

SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation

Over the past decade, New York’s Upstate, Central, and Western regions have been transformed from retired industry into technical paradises.  From the entrepreneurial and medical hubs in the greater Buffalo region to the biomedical advancements and investments taking place in the Rochester/Syracuse area to the nanotechnology revolution in the Mohawk Valley continuing east to the Capital Region, New York State’s economical...

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SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation
Dec12

SUNY Leads the Way to 21st Century Innovation

Over the past decade, New York’s Upstate, Central, and Western regions have been transformed from retired industry into technical paradises.  From the entrepreneurial and medical hubs in the greater Buffalo region to the biomedical advancements and investments taking place in the Rochester/Syracuse area to the nanotechnology revolution in the Mohawk Valley continuing east to the Capital Region, New York State’s economical...

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Research: Plattsburgh Professor Uses Smart Phones to Document Road Kill Sightings
Dec03

Research: Plattsburgh Professor Uses Smart Phones to Document Road Kill Sightings

A Plattsburgh Assistant Professor has envisioned and created an app for documenting—yes—road kill.  Passers-by document the sightings to be geotagged via GPS in order for patterns to be identified—potentially on a global scale. Danielle Garneau, Assistant Professor in Plattsburgh State College’s Center for Earth and Environmental Science focuses on ecology.  Interestingly, mapping road kill fits nicely into her concentration; it...

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Governor Cuomo Visits SUNY IT on REDC Tour
Nov30

Governor Cuomo Visits SUNY IT on REDC Tour

On November 28, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo reviewed plans for the Computer Chip Commercialization Center (Quad-C) during a campus visit to SUNYIT. The visit was planned in conjunction with the Governor’s statewide Regional Economic Development Council Progress Tour. To meet with the governor were SUNYIT President and MVREDC Co-chair Wolf Yeigh and Alain E. Kaloyeros, Senior Vice President and CEO of UAlbany’s College of Nanoscale...

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Take a Risk. Start a Company. Launch a Social Enterprise.
Nov28

Take a Risk. Start a Company. Launch a Social Enterprise.

It takes hard work and guts to transform a great idea into a viable business or community organization, but University at Buffalo students are doing it every day with support from the university. Each of the entrepreneurs profiled below endured long hours and surprising obstacles to succeed. None regretted it.   Two childhood friends, Eric Reich, J.D. and MBA ’02, and Michael Weisman, MBA ’01, turned UB’s $25,000...

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Research: Stony Brook University Unveils ‘Reality Deck’
Nov26

Research: Stony Brook University Unveils ‘Reality Deck’

Stony Brook University unveiled its latest engineering feat, a 1.5 billion pixel Reality Deck, at a demonstration held at the University’s Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) this month.  Its purpose and primary design principle is to enable scientists, engineers and physicians to tackle modern-age problems that require the visualization of vast amounts of data. The facility, constructed with a $1.4...

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