News & Events
December 17, 2017
A professor of optics at the University of Rochester, Knox has been awarded a slew of patents – 50 in the US, and another 150 or so worldwide. Most recently, he co-invented a potentially game-changing way of correcting vision by noninvasively modifying the cornea with femtosecond lasers. It also works with contact lenses and intra-ocular lenses.
The New York Light and Sound Interactive Conference and Expo September 12-14, 2017 - Rochester, New York
September 12, 2017
LSI in the inaugural celebration of two of Rochester's greatest strengths: imaging and music. The event includes an interactive conference, tradeshow, career fair, live demos, museum tours, networking opportunities, and an event for startup companies. LSI focuses on light- and sound-based technologies and their application into some of the fastest growing markets in the world, including virtual and augmented reality, video games, media, film, and music.
June 29, 2017
The 3-D display that was once only a mainstay of science fiction is now closer to reality, thanks to technology developed by a team of researchers at the University of Rochester.
June 6, 2017
The University of Rochester ranked 64th and the State University of New York ranked 38th on the annual Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents for 2016 list, officials announced Tuesday.
March 23, 2017
March 23 is National Near Miss Day, a reminder of the day in 1989 when a massive asteroid nearly collided with Earth (for better or for worse, the asteroid was only discovered nine days after its close encounter with us).