Leonor Sierra is press officer for science and engineering. She covers computer science, electrical and computer engineering, laboratory for laser energetics, optics, mechanical engineering, physics and astronomy, and the Office of the Dean of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
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The half-day event is filled with poster presentations by university researchers showcasing their research, and industry and government representatives outlining their needs and resources.
Researchers at the University of Rochester and the University of Ottawa have applied a recently developed technique to directly measure for the first time the polarization states of light.
Although Givens “officially” retired in 1981 at the mandatory age of 65 (at that time a federal law), he continued to teach for another 22 years, and was primarily responsible for the senior laboratory course.
Rochester researchers are part of a collaboration named in Physics World magazine’s list of top 10 breakthroughs for 2012. The group was chosen for being the first to demonstrate communications using neutrinos – nearly massless particles that travel at almost the speed of light.
If you think having your phone identify the nearest bus stop is cool, wait until it identifies your mood. Rochester engineers are developing a new computer program that gauges human feelings through speech, with substantially greater accuracy than existing approaches.