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November 7, 2014

Two ERC students advised by Dr. Kofi Nyarko from Morgan State University showcase their work on Visible Light Communication at the White House’s first ever Maker Faire. Read more…

October 25, 2014

Two ERC graduate students, Mark Durniak and Sagar Ray were selected to be honored as Founders Award of Excellence recipients at Rensselaer’s 21st Annual Honors Convocation on October 25, 2014. The Founders Award is given to only 1% of RPI students who embody qualities of creativity, discovery, leadership, and the values of pride and responsibility at Rensselaer.

October 2, 2014

Tessa Pocock, ERC Senior Research Scientist, gives an invited talk titled “Trip the Light Fantastic” for the Biology Department’s Research Seminar Program at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.

September 10, 2014

The Smart Lighting ERC hosted a reception celebrating a generous donation of a cutting-edge oscilloscope from Keysight Technologies Inc. 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm in the Low Center for Industrial Innovation, Room 7003.


September, 2014

University of New Mexico ERC student, Mottaleb Hossain was appointed as the Associate Vice President of the student membership by the IEEE Photonics Society for 2014-2015. Mottaleb will work with the Society to empower students to become effective leaders and active community members within the Society and the photonics community at large.