2017 Notable Successes

Roadmap meeting, SUNY Poly

AIM Photonics Fall Roadmap Meeting
Photo: Melissa Renzi, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

AIM Summer Academy 2017

     70 attendees
          –“World class, cutting edge and the state-of-the-art content on the subject matter.”
          –“For me, the Summer Academy at MIT was one of the best courses in Integrated Photonics I have seen. The content was        excellent, original and absolutely not banal.”

AIM Photonics Technical Meetings

     Spring Meeting at MIT:
          –160 experts attended the 3-day spring meeting
          –Ratings: Meeting was “extremely positive” and Roadmap “extremely effective”

     Fall Meeting at Albany:
          –200 experts attended the three-day meeting.
          –Ratings: Meeting was “extremely positive” and Roadmap “extremely useful.”

Roadmap

     800+ downloads of the Roadmap

Future Leaders Program 2017

     11 rising seniors from across the country participated in research internships at MIT, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, the University of        California Santa Barbara and the University of Arizona.
          –“The hands on and practical experience made me more confident to pursue this field.”
          –“The research itself and the people I met through the internship were the most valuable experiences to me.”

LEAP (Lab for Education and Application Prototypes)

     Constructing LEAP network
          –Four industry outreach workshops

AIM Academy Website

     Since relaunch in May: 7,254 visits from 3,923 users, with an impressive number of 21,283 page views. The users came from 78 countries across 6 continents.