8/8/2014 2:58:00 PM
CNSE/SUNYIT Summer Interns Share Cutting-Edge Nanoscience-Based Research
More than 50 undergraduates from the newly merged SUNY CNSE/SUNYIT institution’s 2014 Summer Internship Program share their pioneering nanotechnology-based research at a concluding poster presentation
Albany, NY – Students who took part in the largest-ever Summer Internship Program class at the newly merged SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) / SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) shared their advanced, nanotechnology-related research at a public poster presentation on Friday, August 8.
The 10-week program offered students the ability to engage in hands-on, cutting-edge research in state-of-the-art facilities located at the $20 billion Albany NanoTech Complex. Program participants presented their research findings on topics ranging from self-assembling biological systems to resistive memory devices that enable memory capabilities which can mimic the human brain, for example.
Chosen from more than 150 applicants, students who took part in this prestigious program represented a variety of academic backgrounds and came from a number of SUNY schools, including SUNY CNSE/SUNYIT, Binghamton University, Hudson Valley Community College, the University at Albany, the University at Buffalo, and Stony Brook University. Other participants currently attend colleges and universities that include Cornell University, Harvard College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Tufts University.
For more information about the 2014 SUNY CNSE/SUNYIT Summer Internship Program, visit http://www.sunycnse.com/PioneeringAcademics/UndergraduatePrograms/2014CNSESummerInternshipProgram.aspx
#################### About SUNY CNSE
. The SUNY College of Nanoscale Science
and Engineering (CNSE) is the world leader in the emerging disciplines
of nanoscience, nanoengineering, nanobioscience, and nanoeconomics. CNSE
represents the world’s most advanced university-driven research
enterprise, with more than $20 billion in high-tech investments and over
300 corporate partners. The 1.3 million-square-foot Albany NanoTech
megaplex is home to more than 3,100 scientists, researchers, engineers,
students, and faculty. CNSE maintains a statewide footprint, operating
the Smart Cities Technology Innovation Center (SCiTI) at Kiernan Plaza
in Albany, the Solar Energy Development Center in Halfmoon, the
Photovoltaic Manufacturing and Technology Development Facility in
Rochester, and the Smart System Technology and Commercialization Center
(STC) in Canandaigua. CNSE co-founded and manages the Computer Chip
Commercialization Center (Quad-C) at SUNYIT and is lead developer of the
Marcy Nanocenter site in Utica, as well as the Buffalo High-Tech
Manufacturing Complex, Buffalo Information Technologies Innovation and
Commercialization Hub, and Medical Innovation and Commercialization Hub.
About SUNYIT. SUNYIT, the State University of New York
Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome, is New York’s public polytechnic,
offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in technology,
professional studies, and the arts and sciences. Its academic offerings
in technology include engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and
the engineering technologies; programs in professional studies include
business, communication, and nursing; and offerings in the arts and
sciences range from sciences to humanities to the social sciences.
Athletics, recreational, cultural and campus life programs, events and
activities complement the academic experience. Founded in 1966, SUNYIT
is a unique high-tech learning environment on hundreds of acres,
offering degree programs online as well as on campus. The SUNYIT family
of alumni now numbers 25,000. For information, visit www.sunyit.edu.
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