SUNY Poly Nanocollege Faculty Member Selected as American Physical Society Fellow

…the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) today announced that Associate Professor of Nanoscience Dr. Vincent LaBella has been elected to be a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) as a result of his significant contributions to physics education. The honor is limited to no more than one half of one percent of the organization’s global membership. Dr. LaBella was selected for his pioneering physics work, including the development of interactive classroom learning devices.

Solar Frontier Supplying Zero Energy Nano Building at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, New York

Solar Frontier announced today that it has been selected to supply its CIS thin-film modules to the Zero Energy Nanotechnology (ZEN) building at the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute’s (SUNY Poly) Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE). The Japanese solar energy solutions provider has already initiated the first of a series of deliveries for the ZEN Project. The total project will result in a PV Plant with a capacity of 2.4MW DC. Deliveries are expected to be completed by summer of 2015.

SUNY Poly faculty receive $20,000 grant for development of innovative online learning tool

Daniel Jones, associate professor of mechanical engineering technology, and Mohammed Abdallah, assistant professor of electrical engineering technology, are developing a novel on-line approach to providing remote student access to lab environments. The project has significant potential for use across the entire SUNY system, as it will enable students who don’t have direct and immediate access to required laboratory equipment to fulfill general education requirements.

More Than 3,000 People Attend SUNY Poly’s Community Day Activities Across New York State

Demonstrating continued interest and excitement for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s nanotechnology-based growth strategy for New York State, the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) announced that more than 3,000 people attended Community Day events at three SUNY Poly locations across the state where they learned about the powerful scientific concepts underpinning advances in technology. Community Day was the official start of SUNY Poly’s seventh annual community outreach initiative known as “NANOvember,” a celebration of nanoscale science and engineering-based know-how that has wide application to daily life.

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SUNY Polytechnic Institute Spinout Company Eonix Awarded $250,000 NYSERDA and $50,000 National Science Foundation Grants for Next-Generation Energy Storage

Grants will enable research, development, and commercialization of electrolytes used in ultracapacitors and follows National Renewable Energy Laboratory Industry Growth Forum invitation   Albany, NY – Furthering Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s entrepreneurial vision for education in New York State, the … Continued

Governor Cuomo Announces State’s First Energy Management Network Operations Center to Improve Energy Efficiency in Public Facilities

Andrew M. Cuomo – Governor http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/10212014-energy-management-network Albany, New York (October 7, 2014) New Energy Monitoring Hub to Reduce Energy Use and Costs, Create Jobs Photo Renderings Available Here; Video Rendering Available Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today the launch … Continued