This month’s issue features a story on the emergence of Rochester as a hub for imaging and audio technologies. The success of this kind of effort requires the collective efforts of business, government, academic and private resources. It is my hope that engineering leadership within our area can get fully behind technology growth initiatives. The attractiveness and the long term viability of Rochester as this type of hub certainly depends on the type of training and STEM development fostered by activities of the Rochester Engineering Society and its affiliates.
In this regard, RES welcomes our newest affiliate, Terra Rochester Finger Lakes (https://www.terraed. org). Terra organizes events, fairs, and symposia to provide STEM solutions to educational issues, and offers platforms for students and educators to learn from one another. Encouraging our youth to pursue STEM through these efforts and the work of our many RES tutors helps prepare students for the advanced degrees at our local colleges. In turn, engineering graduates from our local colleges have been the driving force for our local engineering firms and technology companies. It finishes the cycle when we can do our part to promote technology growth here in Rochester. RES is grateful to its corporate members and welcomes others to join us in promoting engineering in Rochester.
Enjoy your holidays,