On June 18, Alexis Vogt, PhD, MCC Chair and Associate Professor of Optics, conducted an Optics Summer Institute for 19 high school teachers to prepare them to teach optics dual enrollment courses in their secondary schools. Dual enrollment courses are MCC courses taught in high schools, by qualified high school teachers. High school students who...Continue Reading
Corning Incorporated’s Office of STEM is launching a new cycle of the Technician Pipeline Program (TPP) in Rochester! This program includes a salary of $25,000/yr PLUS job placement during the program and a full 2 year scholarship that includes tuition, books, and fees to earn an Associate’s Degree (AAS) in Optical Systems Technology from Monroe...Continue Reading
New York Photonics Member, Sydor Technologies, a global provider of advanced x-ray detectors and diagnostic instrumentation for the energy, research, and defense industries, will establish its new headquarters and manufacturing operations in the Village of Fairport, outside Rochester, NY. The relocation will include the purchase and renovation of a 41,000 square-foot building at 78 Schuyler...Continue Reading
In 2001 we began running a series of ads in trades like Laser Focus World and Photonics Spectra promoting Rochester and the Finger Lakes Region as an international center for optics, photonics and imaging. These four OPI workers from the region were our models. Do you recognize them? Did you work with them? Where are...Continue Reading
Mixer for Luminate’s inaugural cohort networked entrepreneurs with OPI mentors Rochester, NY: Luminate NY, the world’s largest optics, photonics, and imaging accelerator (OPI), held their first ever Fast Tech Pitch hosted by New York Photonics. The event featured three minute pitches from each of the Luminate companies to a group of over 20 executives from OPI industry leaders including Rochester Precision Optics, Navitar, Optimax and...Continue Reading
Two Rochester teens have been named scholars in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly the Intel Science Talent Search) for research projects they carried out last summer at the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE). Nikhil Bose of Pittsford Sutherland High School and Yujia Yang from Brighton High School are among the 300...Continue Reading
#SPIEevents will host the biggest Optics, Photonics and Imaging conference in North America at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, January 27 – February 1, 2018. New York Photonics will have the largest pavilion at the conference, co-exhibiting and competing with countries on the exhibition floor. Joining the New York delegation this year are #LuminateROC and #GRERochesterBiz...Continue Reading
New York Photonics is a not-for-profit organization founded to promote and enhance the New York State optics, photonics and imaging industry by fostering the cooperation of business, academia and government.