7/16/2012 9:10:33 PM
YNN: Nanotech partnership announced at UAlbany
The Capital Region is becoming a center for nanotechnology with the
Globalfoundries plant and the College of Nanoscale Science and
Engineering. But now, the college is hoping to make Albany a leader in
another new technology. Lori Chung has more on the announcement of new
smart cities technology.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Streetlights that light up as you drive under them.
Sounds like science fiction, but it's just one part of the College of
Nanoscale Science and Engineering's vision for the City of Albany.
Monday, the college wrapped up an announcement on new smart cities
technology. The college is partnering with CHA, an engineering firm, to
develop technology to make Albany a smart city.
partnership is with Trinity Alliance to develop that education
component. They are also looking to change the school curriculum all to
help local students be prepared for a science and engineering job.
is the first I know of in the same co-location of the innovation piece
and the education piece that focuses on social groups. So I don't know
if any other city is doing the program this way," said Dr. Alain
Kaloyeros, CSNE CEO. Read More