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November 9, 2015

Astatke Head Shot 2015Professor Yacob Astatke of Morgan State University has been selected for the “2016 College-Level Promotion of Education Award” and will receive his award at the Black Education of the Year Awards Ceremony (BEYA) to be held in February 2016.   Prof. Astatke’s outreach activities are dedicated to spreading engineering and STEM education to underrepresented minorities and his work is definitely having an impact!

November 9, 2015 2017-02-16T16:17:11+00:00

November 6, 2015

Dr. Tessa Pocock, Senior Research Scientist with the ERC served as a panelist for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Women in STEM Leadership:  Self-Empowerment and Other Keys to Professional Success that took place on Friday, November 6 at the Russell Sage Dining Hall Main Banquet Room from 5 to 8 p.m.

November 6, 2015 2016-01-20T14:06:06+00:00

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 28, 2015 2017-02-16T16:17:11+00:00

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.

October 22, 2015 2017-02-16T16:17:11+00:00

June 29 – July 3, 2015

Dr. Tessa Pocock, Senior Research Scientist will give one of only 5 invited talks at the 2015 CIE (International Commission on Illumination) in Manchester England June 29-July 3.  Dr. Pocock’s talk titled, “Advanced Lighting Technology in Controlled Environment Agriculture” will be presented on the opening day of the conference, July 29.

June 29 – July 3, 2015 2017-02-16T16:17:11+00:00

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