1/21/2011 8:57:05 AM
YNN: Leaders say Obama's return to the area is no coincidence
ALBANY, N.Y. -- "It's flattering to have the president visit your area, your Congressional district, not only once but twice in a relative short time," said 21st District Rep. Paul Tonko.
It's technology many of us may not fully understand - research on the tiniest scale, leading to massive upstate business investment, gaining attention from President Obama and the world's business leaders.
"There's never an endzone, but I can tell you this is a very different Albany, New York than the one 15 years ago," said College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Senior Vice President and CEO Dr. Alain Kaloyeros.
He is credited with helping to orchestrate billions in such high-technology investment. Places where the top minds are creating the next wave of products used around the world. A major reason why President Barack Obama is visiting the area - the second time in 15 months. Full article and news video