Dr. Albert J. Simone became president of Rochester Institute of Technology on September 1, 1992. He is the eighth president in the university's 175-year history. He was formerly president of the University of Hawaii System and chancellor of the University of Hawaii at Manoa for nine years. He received his B.A. in economics from Tufts University and his Ph.D. in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Simone has taught at Tufts, MIT, Northeastern University, Boston College, Boston University, University of Cincinnati, and the University of Hawaii. He served as dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Cincinnati from 1972-83.

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  • Brick city homecoming 2005 

    Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005-10-08)
    Good morning everyone and welcome to RIT’s Brick City Homecoming. It is wonderful to have so many parents and alumni together to join us for this magnificent weekend. We consider ourselves a family at RIT – students, ...
  • Teaching, scholarship, and practice: A Provocative balance 

    Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005-09-01)
    Good morning and welcome to the academic year 2005-2006. There are 2,749 faculty and staff at RIT, including 137 who are new this year. Will all of the new faculty and staff rise so we can give you an RIT welcome? Thank ...
  • Finishing one book and starting another 

    Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2006-08-31)
    Good morning and welcome to the academic year 2006-7. This year 2,803 faculty and staff will be working the magic that is RIT. There are 261 new faculty and staff. Will all the new faculty and staff rise so we can give ...
  • The key to success 

    Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005-06-02)
    I am very pleased and privileged to have this opportunity to offer some remarks to this year’s graduating class. MCC and RIT are, and have been for a long time, close partners in higher education. Together we are a major ...
  • The world is flat - and beckoning 

    Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2006-05-26)
    In the recent book The World Is Flat, it is pointed out that people, governments, and institutions are globally connected because of technological advances in communication, computing, and transportation. It is as if the ...
  • Grade inflation 

    Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005-11)
    Recently, a lot of discussion across academia has centered on the phenomenon of “Grade Inflation”. It was first brought to the fore by the President of Harvard University a couple of years ago when he assumed office. ...
  • Meeting the global challenge through diversity 

    Simone, Albert (Rochester Institute of Technology, 2006-02-07)
    In what follows, we shall describe some of the key challenges facing the United States at this time. We shall cite some general macro economic statistics which describe the U.S. economy over time and in relationship to ...
  • Efficiency enhancement by using depressed collector techniques in devices employing gyrating electron beams 

    Singh, Amarjit; Chojnacki, E.; Destler, William; Goutos, D.; Granatstein, V.; Lawson, W.; Striffler, C. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1987-06)
  • Design of a short-period-wiggler free electron laser experiment 

    Booske, J.; Antonsen, T. Jr; Bengston, D.; Bluem, H.; Destler, William; Granatstein, V.; Latham, P.; Mayergoyz, I.; Radack, D.; Rosenbury, T.; Striffler, C. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1987-06)
  • Experimental high power plasma-filled backward wave oscillator results 

    Minami, K.; Lou, W.; Destler, William; Kems, R.; Granatstein, V.; Carmel, Y. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1988-06)
  • Short-period-wiggler free electron lasers with sheet electron beams 

    Booske, J.; Antonsen, T. Jr; Bengston, D.; Destler, William; Granatstein, V.; Latham, P.; Levush, B.; Mayergoyz, I.; Radack, D.; Rosenbury, E. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1988-06)
  • A Short-period wiggler millimeter-wave free electron laser for plasma heating and space-borne radar 

    Booske, J.; Antonsen, T. Jr; Bengtson, D.; Bluem, H.; Destler, William; Finn, J.; Granatstein, V.; Latham, P.; Levush, B.; Mayergoyz, I.; Radack, D.; Rosenbury, E.; Serbeto, A. (1987-12)
    We will report on the status of a new mm-wave FEL research program based on short-period electromagnet wigglers and a low voltage (500 kV) sheet electron beam. Recent results of measurements and theoretical modeling ...
  • Numerical simulation of collective ion acceleration in the laser controlled collective accelerator 

    Yao, R.; Striffler, C.; Destler, William (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1989-05)
  • Progress in high power millimeter-wave FELs with short period wigglers and sheet electron beams 

    Booske, J.; Radack, D.; Antonsen, T. Jr; Bidwell, S.; Destler, William; Granatstein, V.; Latham, P.; Levush, B.; Mayergoyz, L.; Serbeto, A.; Zhang, Z. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1989-05)
  • Measurements and simulation of controlled beamfront motion in the laser controlled collective accelerator 

    Yao, R.; Destler, William; Striffler, C.; Rodgers, J.; Segalov, Z. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1989-03)
    In the Laser Controlled Collective Accelerator, an intense electron beam is injected at a current above the vacuum space charge limit into an initially evacuated drift tube. A plasma channel, produced by time-sequenced, ...
  • Depressed collectors for a large orbit gyrotron 

    Singh, A.; Goutos, D.; Hix, W.; Lawson, W.; Striffler, C.; Granatstein, V.; Destler, William (1987-12)
    An auxiliary magnetic cusp transforms rotational motion in the spent beam of a Large-Orbit Gyrotron into axial motion. Results regarding the interfacing of this cusp with a depressed collector region and the effects ...
  • Low-voltage, megawatt free-electron lasers at a frequency near 300 GHz 

    Booske, J.; Granatstein, V.; Antonsen, T. Jr; Destler, William; Levush, B.; Mayergoyz, I.; Radack, D.; Rodgers, J.; Rosenbury, E.; Segalov, Z.; Serbeto, A. (SPIE, 1988-01)
    Design procedures and beam transport feasibility experiments Il.re discussed for a novel, millimeter-wave free electron laser (FEL) concept employing short period magnetic undulators and a sheet electron beam. The ...
  • High power plasma filled backward wave oscillators 

    Destler, William; Minami, K.; Lou, W.; Carmel, Y.; Granatstein, V.; Kehs, R. (SPIE, 1988-01)
    Relativistic backward wave oscillators (BWOs) have proven to be relatively efficient, high-power microwave sources in the centimeter wavelength range. Recent Soviet results have indicated that the use of a background ...
  • Intense charged particle beam propagation into vacuum 

    Destler, William; Striffler, C.; Segalov, Z.; Yao, R.; Zhang, X.; Rodgers, J. (SPIE, 1998-01)
    The propagation of intense charged particle beams into vacuum without the aid of externally applied confining magnetic fields is under investigation both theoretically and experimentally. In the configuration under study ...
  • Investigations of the electromagnetic properties of finite length x-band slow-wave structures 

    Main, W.; Carmel, Y.; Ogura, K.; Weaver, J.; Tate, J.; Watanabe, S.; Nusinovitch, G.; Destler, William; Granatstein, V. (1993-06-07)

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