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2015 News

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October 28, 2015

Indrani Bhattacharya, PhD student (Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering) and Michael Deagan, PhD student (Materials Science & Engineering) presented the Smart Lighting ERC’s research to members of congress, ERC directors, industry representatives and National Science Foundation (NSF) program managers at the 30th Anniversary celebration of the Engineering Research Centers Program held in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill.  Indrani and Mike explained their research in the context of societal needs and the broader impact of their success.  Pictured below is Congressman Paul Tonko, (who is a strong support of the Smart Lighting ERC and the ERC program), ERC Director Bob Karlicek, Mike Deagan and Indrani Bhattacharya.Tonko for Web (more…)

October 22, 2015

Smart Lighting ERC Director Robert Karlicek presented a seminar titled “Unlocking the World of Digitized Illumination” as part of Philips’ Educational Webinar Series.  Of attendees that completed the survey taken by Philips (n=81), 98% thought the webinar was relevant or partially relevant; 95% rated the quality as a 7-10/10 and 89% would recommend the webinar.

May 30, 2015

Anqing Liu, ERC PhD student (RPI) was chosen to be the recipient of the 2015 Hillard B. Huntington Award.  This award was established in 1976 by friends and former students of the late Hillard B. Huntington, professor emeritus of Physics.  It is awarded at Commencement to an outstanding graduate student in Physics.

May 26, 2015

The Senate of Vilnius University, Lithuania, unanimously voted ERC Professor Michael Shur, (RPI) as an honorable professor of Vilnius University. Collaborating professor Gintas Tamulaitis from Vilnius said “There was no doubt about it.  Nobody else made such a strong direct impact to research at our university as you.  Thank you once again.”