University at Albany College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering http://wamc.org en Albany NanoCollege Expands Photoresist Research http://wamc.org/post/albany-nanocollege-expands-photoresist-research <p></p><p>Albany's Nano-college is partnering with a huge petrochemical company in a research and development project to upgrade computer chip technology.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:25:26 +0000 Dave Lucas 84527 at http://wamc.org Albany NanoCollege Expands Photoresist Research Chipfab Plant For Marcy http://wamc.org/post/chipfab-plant-marcy <p>The Albany NanoCollege is branching out westward, stimulating even more growth.<br> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:45:20 +0000 Dave Lucas 73472 at http://wamc.org Chipfab Plant For Marcy UAlbany - CNSE Split: A Closer Look http://wamc.org/post/ualbany-cnse-split-closer-look <p>The SUNY Board of Trustees has given the green light to separate the University at Albany and the College of Nanoscale Science And Engineering. While there are some concerns, officials seem to agree they are taking steps in the right direction.</p><p>Last week, the trustees voted 13 to 3 in favor of splitting the colleges into two separate entities.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:19:03 +0000 Dave Lucas 69828 at http://wamc.org UAlbany - CNSE Split: A Closer Look Cuomo's Tax Free Zones Draw Mixed Reviews http://wamc.org/post/cuomos-tax-free-zones-draw-mixed-reviews <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been traveling the state promoting a plan to allow new businesses to go tax free for up to a decade if they locate near a State University campus.&nbsp; The plan, which is yet to be drafted into bill form, has raised some questions.</p> Sat, 25 May 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 65521 at http://wamc.org Cuomo's Tax Free Zones Draw Mixed Reviews Fracking Not Currently in NY's Economic Development Plans http://wamc.org/post/fracking-not-currently-nys-economic-development-plans <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Cuomo, who still has not issued a decision on whether hydro fracking should be allowed in New York, &nbsp;is backing further away from the controversial gas drilling process in his economic development plans for the future. &nbsp;</span></p><p>Two years ago, Governor Cuomo considered hydro fracking a key component of his plans for economic development in the faltering upstate regions of the state.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 65339 at http://wamc.org Fracking Not Currently in NY's Economic Development Plans Help Wanted - NY's Capital Region "Unprepared" http://wamc.org/post/help-wanted-nys-capital-region-unprepared <p>A new report says unless steps are taken immediately, New York is not is going to be able to fill the jobs of the future .&nbsp; A report released in Albany Tuesday finds a “skills gap” exists in New York State – especially in the Capital Region, where high-tech jobs are growing as the area embraces its “tech valley” moniker with the expansion of chip fabrication and nanotechnology.&nbsp; But at the same time, the report warns of growing numbers of "unprepared students and unprepared workers."</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 19:58:15 +0000 Dave Lucas 65220 at http://wamc.org Help Wanted - NY's Capital Region "Unprepared" Jonathan Dordick, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - nano-collaboration focus of symposium http://wamc.org/post/jonathan-dordick-rensselaer-polytechnic-institute-nano-collaboration-focus-symposium <p>Collaboration is the focus of a two-day National Academy of Sciences symposium at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, and nano-technology is at the center of the discussion because of the work at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, the College of Nano-Scale Science and Engineering in Albany and Global Foundries in Malta, Saratoga County.</p><p>Working together in the nano field is vital according to professor Jonathan Dordick, vice president of research at RPI. He spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Brian Shields 61369 at http://wamc.org Jonathan Dordick, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - nano-collaboration focus of symposium NYS + Israel = Nano Partnership http://wamc.org/post/nys-israel-nano-partnership <p>New York State has a new agreement with the nation of Israel aimed at increasing collaboration on nanotechnology research.</p><p>Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that his administration has signed a memorandum of understanding with Israel that will expand technological and economic relations in nanotechnology, which involves manipulating matter on an atomic scale.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:28:21 +0000 Dave Lucas 60366 at http://wamc.org NYS + Israel = Nano Partnership No Spin on CNSE Spin-off from UAlbany http://wamc.org/post/no-spin-cnse-spin-ualbany <p>A proposal leaked last week by the Associated Press indicating the State University at New York may spin its fast-growing College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering away from the University at Albany, creating a 65th campus, was addressed by a CNSE official Wednesday.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:33:12 +0000 Dave Lucas 60303 at http://wamc.org No Spin on CNSE Spin-off from UAlbany Cuomo says he is undecided on new SUNY campus http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-says-he-undecided-new-suny-campus <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he hasn't decided if he supports a proposal that would create a 65th campus in the State University of New York that would be devoted to the growing field of nano science.</p><p>Cuomo says he doesn't have any "inside information" on the proposal and has no firm opinion.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:46:43 +0000 Jaired Crofut 59944 at http://wamc.org Cuomo says he is undecided on new SUNY campus