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Robert B. Goergen Hall for Biomedical Engineering and Optics

Dedicated in Spring 2007, the Robert B. Goergen Hall is the new home of both the Institute of Optics–founded in 1929, it is the nation's first academic program in optics–and Biomedical Engineering–one of the College's newest and fastest growing departments. This 100,000-square-foot building features extensive research facilities, undergraduate and graduate teaching labs, state-of-the-art demonstration and lecture halls, as well as the new Center for Institute Ventures, an initiative to help faculty commercialize their research and discoveries.

275 Hutchison Rd, Rochester, NY 14620

Place Type

River Campus


Upcoming Events

Chemistry PhD Defense: Pointkowski

Zachary Pointkowski, PhD student in the McCamant Group, University of Rochester. Event Flyer

Monday, January 27 11:50am
Chemistry Senior Thesis Poster Session 2020

The Chemistry Department Senior Poster Session is an annual event which showcases chemistry majors and their senior research. Please join us for an afternoon...

Thursday, April 30 2:00am

Recent Events

Fall Girls Workshop

Saturday, December 7, 2019

UR Brass Choir Holiday Event

Friday, December 6, 2019

Skalny Lecture: Marcin Jarzabek

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Global Perspectives vs. Local Realites

Monday, November 25, 2019

Institute of Optics Colloquia

Monday, November 25, 2019

Recent Activity


ALEXANDRA BROOKS left a positive review Friday, November 2, 2018

Good movie and environment!


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