7/2/2012 9:25:00 AM
Success Magazine: Interview with Dr. Alain E. Kaloyeros
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Dr. Alain E. Kaloyeros was featured in Success Magazine as part of its “Men of Distinction” issue.
Dr. Alain E. Kaloyeros
Professor of Nanoscience
Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
COLLEGE OF NANOSCALE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (CNSE) OF THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY-SUNY
Vice President and Special Advisor to the President – University-wide Economic Innovation and Outreach
Success Magazine: Dr. Kaloyeros, where did you grow up? How did your upbringing help to shape your character and ultimately lead you to where you are today?
Dr. Alain E. Kaloyeros: I grew up in Beirut. In high school there, the emphasis is very different than in the US. We focused on math and the sciences as opposed to
sports and basic education. It was cool to be the smartest in your class, especially in the science arena. So I studied hard to be the best in my class. Being a nerd was cool. Read more