University at Albany

Research Projects


Understanding Commuter Patterns & Behavior

The NYS Energy Research and Development Authority along with the Department of Transportation funded a transportation grant that researched alternative methods of transportation and identified the vehicle patterns of our community members.
Sanjay Goel

UAlbany School of Business Professor Wins Grant to Reduce Idling Time at Traffic Lights

UAlbany School of Business Associate Professor Sanjay Goel has won a $378,375 grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation to study how traffic lights can be more efficiently organized so that drivers save time and gas, thereby reducing carbon emissions, and experience less frustration while waiting for the light to change.

Nanocollege and APIC Corp. Partner to Develop Innovative 'Green' Computer Chips

APIC Corporation, a Los Angeles, Calif.-based pioneer of photonics technology integrated with electronics, and the University at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) announced that they have formed a $10 million partnership for joint development and commercialization of innovative "green" technology to enable faster computer chips that use significantly less power.
Sanjay Goel

Federal Grant Will Make CNSE-SEMATECH National Center in Solar Cell Research

SEMATECH and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at UAlbany, along with the University of Central Florida, secured a $57.5 million federal grant that will provide a major boost to the U.S. Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium (PVMC).