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Visible Light Communication (VLC) is emerging as a potential broadband transmission technology that may offer an unlimited bandwidth spectrum for high-quality wireless services. The Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications at Rensselaer has developed the world’s first high-speed visible-light transmission link with a fully integrated microchip receiver.  
With support from the National Science Foundation, The Jefferson Project at Lake George is poised to complete the most powerful aquatic monitoring sensor network in existence. 
Two faculty members have been invited to join the World Economic Forum’s Network of Global Future Councils. Cynthia Collins was selected for the Global Future Council on Biotechnologies, and Heng Ji was selected for the Global Future Council on the Future of Computing.
It’s a small change that makes a big difference. Researchers have developed a method that uses a one-degree change in temperature to alter the color of light that a semiconductor emits. 
To raise the performance level of music ensembles, beginning in spring 2017, the Department of Arts  in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences will offer private music lessons for instrumentalists and singers.