Could charges against the SUNY Poly leader affect Rochester's photonics project?

Alain Kaloyeros has been suspended without pay from duties as President and CEO of SUNY Polytechnic Institute. He has been a key figure in the AIM Photonics project.

Sep 23rd, 2016
Alain Kaloyeros has been suspended without pay from his duties as the President and CEO of SUNY Polytechnic Institute in the wake of federal charges accusing him of bribery. For the past year, Kaloyeros has been a key figure in the AIM Photonics project here in Rochester and many of you are wondering how his arrest and suspension will impact the project.

[Editor's note: For more on the story of the Federal charges, here's an article in the NY Times: Ex-Cuomo Aides Charged in Federal Corruption Inquiry. There are separate charges against Kaloyeros by the New York Attorney General.]
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