Father Of Nanotechnology Is Accused Of Bid-Rigging

KEY PLAYER IN REGION’S FUTURE

Father Of Nanotechnology

Is Accused Of Bid-Rigging

Alain Kaloyeros
Alain Kaloyeros

ALBANY – Alain Kaloyeros, the now suspended  president/CEO of SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, pleaded not guilty in Albany City Court today after he was arraigned on the three felony charges for alleged bid-rigging of development projects in Albany as well as central and western New York, the Times Union of Albany reports.

He, along with high-ranking members of the Cuomo Administration and private businesspeople in criminal complaints unsealed yesterday by Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District.

As SUNY Polytechnic president, Kaloyeros, the father of nanotechnology in Upstate New York, headed the most ambitious and prominent economic-development initiative in more than a generation in the Mohawk Valley Region that includes Otsego County.


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