WISE Fast Facts

Our track record has been extraordinary. Some of the facts and figures are as follows:

  • 81 research associates — including 41 doctoral, 36 master’s and four undergraduate students — placed at industry partner locations.

  • Seven faculty members, three research scientists/managers and one staff assistant.

  • Nearly 25 research partners across the United States, including UHS, the Mayo Clinic, GE Research Center, Solaria and IBM.

  • More than 50 projects in industrial, medical and public service research areas including electronics manufacturing and packaging, healthcare systems, manufacturing engineering, systems simulation, productivity enhancement, small-scale systems and decision-support analysis.

  • Several new projects and partners, including SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse.

  • Research funding that topped $2.3 million in fiscal year 2011 and $2.9 million through June 2012.

  • Overall funding record for WISE since first established in 1988/1989 exceeds 38 million dollars (with no federal/state earmarks). 

Last Updated: 11/26/13