Today’s Spotlight features a photograph, taken by Bryce Vickmark
, of Associate professor Michael R. Watts (left) and Professor Lionel C. Kimerling (right). Watts and Kimerling are MIT’s leads on a new U.S. effort to spur manufacturing in photonics.
MIT is a key player in a new $600 million public-private partnership announced today by the Obama administration to help strengthen high-tech U.S.-based manufacturing.
Physically headquartered in New York state and led by the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) will bring government, industry, and academia together to advance domestic capabilities in integrated photonic technology and better position the U.S. relative to global competition.
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