Academic Centers

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 10:00am – 11:00am

Speaker: Dr. Michael Liehr, AIM Photonics

Dr. Michael Liehr is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute for Manufacturing (AIM) of Integrated Photonics. He is also SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Vice President for Research and Operations Manager. Prior to this assignment, he led the Global 450mm Consortium through the start-up phase as the General Manager and was an IBM
Distinguished Engineer.

AIM Photonics pursues a mission to establish a technology, business and education
framework for industry, government and academia to accelerate the transition of integrated photonic solutions from innovation to manufacturing-ready deployment in systems spanning commercial and defense applications. Dr. Liehr will speak on his experience in building positive partnerships between government, industry, and academia to accelerate technology transition.