University of Rochester awarded $1M for laser-research project, finalist in national science competition
“The National Science Foundation chose UR as a finalist in order to develop its proposal to supercharge laser tech research in the Rochester area. The university can also compete for up to $160 million in federal investment toward the research.”
Alden High School holds technical career day
“The technical career day featured more than 50 employers in the region who are looking to hire skilled laborers, like welders and machinists. It was a chance for students to learn what these companies are all about, but it was also a chance for hiring managers to get a glimpse of what students have to offer.”
Drug industry’s carbon impact could be cut by half
“In a first-of-its-kind analysis, Cornell researchers and partners at the Clinton Health Access Initiative found that pharmaceutical producers could reduce their environmental impact by roughly half by optimizing manufacturing processes and supply chain networks and by switching to renewable energy sources.”
Rethinking Engineering Education In The U.S.
“Academia, industry partnerships ramp to entice undergrads into hardware engineering.”