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Warren Koontz, associate professor of telecommunications engineering
technology, presented “Application of optical system simulation software in
a fiber optic telecommunications program,” at Photonics North 2004, in
September in Ottawa.
Michael Kuhl, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering,
and Greg Laubisch, a B.S./M.S. student, received a best paper award for “A
Simulation Study of Dispatching Rules and Rework Strategies in
Semiconductor Manufacturing,” presented by Laubisch at the 2004 IEEE/SEMI
Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference in May in Boston.
American University in Kosovo. It
also manages a collaboration in the
Dominican Republic, and new part-
nerships are being explored in China,
India and Russia.
Embracing RIT’s call for scholar-
ship, the college recently appointed a
faculty associate for scholarship.
‘Multi’ disciplinary and out of this
CAST programs range from high-
tech studies in telecommunications
engineering technology and electron-
ics manufacturing and assembly to
one that is, well, out of this world. In
fact, CAST is so diverse, you could
say it has everything and the kitchen
sink (make that sinks).
The college’s 31 undergraduate
and graduate degree and 30 certifi-
cate programs include one of only
six in the nation in packaging science,
one of only two in the state in civil
engineering technology, the first-in-
the-nation ABET-accredited under-
graduate program in telecommunica-
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