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NY's Capital District Manufacturing is Thriving

From Forbes:  Albany-Schenectady-Troy among ciites in the U.S. where manufacturing is bouncing back.


North American Automation Market Shattering Records

From the Association for Advancing Automation (A3).......


ASC PhD Scholarship awarded to CATS' James Garofalo

CATS PhD student​ James Garofalo has been selected to receive the American Society of Composites’ (ASC) PhD Scholarship for the academic year 2017-18. The award has two parts. The first part is a grant of $1,000 to James to support his research. The second part is reimbursement of travel expenses up to $1,250 including conference registration to help him attend the annual ASC 32nd Technical Conference at Purdue University and accept the award at the conference banquet. The conference website is:

Rensselaer Team Takes Third Place at ASME Design Competition

Team designs bike bell to accommodate both left- and right-handed riders

GE's Immelt: Fear-mongering about robots replacing humans is 'B.S.'

In a story from Yahoo Finance June 2016, GE's CEO Jeffrey Immelt confronts the idea that robots are a threat to human workers.