WGBH
Education, Photonics, Workforce

MIT is stepping in to train technicians in the advanced manufacturing field of integrated photonics.

Integrated photonics installs light technology on chips. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's AIM Photonics is one of 14 institutions across the country that were part of the Obama administration's initiative to develop new technologies and...

Optics.org
Innovation, Manufacturing, Photonics

A cutting-edge multi-project wafer (MPW) facility at AIM Photonics, a Manufacturing USA institute, in Rochester, New York, is nearly ready to roll.

Officials said last week that the delayed Test, Assembly, and Packaging (TAP) site will begin services for customers next month. The TAP facility is a core element of the $600 million-plus silicon...

Media Planet
Education, Manufacturing, Workforce

An advanced manufacturing workforce requires a higher level of preparation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Over the next decade millions of jobs are expected to open in manufacturing, with the majority of them projected to go unfilled. To achieve sustained economic growth, we must start educating tomorrow’s manufacturing...

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ENGINEERING.com
Optics, Photonics, Workforce

The photonics and optics industries are growing exponentially with continually advancing research and technologies. Such development further motivates advancement, but one glaring challenge remains: The photonics and optics workforces are struggling to keep pace.

Lionel Kimerling. Courtesy of Aim Photonics.

Industry players, from university...

New York State
Manufacturing, Photonics

Announcement Builds On Progress Of Finger Lakes Forward - the Region's Award-Winning Strategic Plan To Generate Robust Economic Growth And Community Development

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the AIM Photonics project in Rochester is in the final planning stages to begin construction this summer and tool installation this fall at the...