Thursday, August 16, 2012

An Evening with Dr. Alain Kaloyeros - 8/23

Dr. Alain Kaloyeros, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at the University at Albany, will discuss the groundbreaking research and development being carried out at the Albany NanoTech Complex at a reception Thursday, August 23 at the National Register-listed University Club of Albany, 141 Washington Avenue at Dove Street.

The University Club Foundation and the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) are co-hosting the hors d'oeuvre reception, which will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation commencing at 6:30 p.m. One need not be a member of the University Club or the CEG to attend. CHA, formerly known as Clough Harbour & Associates, is the event's corporate sponsor. Support for educational programming presented by the University Club of Albany is provided by AT&T. Media sponsor is All Over Albany.

“With the recent announcement that engineering firm CHA, the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, and the not-for-profit Trinity Alliance are joining forces to bring nanotechnology research and high-tech jobs to the historic Kiernan Plaza in downtown Albany, we are even more pleased to welcome Dr. Kaloyeros to the University Club,” said Vito Grasso, President of the University Club Foundation. “We are looking forward to learning more about his vision for 21st century smart cities and the role that high-tech research and manufacturing jobs might play in revitalizing our region.”

The cost for the reception and presentation is $25, $50 for Honorary Committee. Reservations are required and may be made by calling the University Club at 518-463-1151. Tickets may also be purchased online. The University Club Foundation, a 501c3 corporation, was formed to recognize and maintain the unique historic and architectural significance of the University Club building and property, its historic neighborhood and the city of Albany, where it has been located since its inception in 1901.

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