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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

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River Campus


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The Career Path Modernization (CPM) Project is an exciting initiative that will transform our 40-year-old job structure. In an effort to engage our community...

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