(13WHA,) Henrietta, N.Y .- An RIT alumnus designed and built the beacon for the top of One World trade Center.
Thomas Trytek is a 1991 graduate of the civil engineering technology program in RIT’s College of Applied Science and Technology.
He and his company, located in Syracuse, TDK Engineering Associates PC, designed the beacon that will shine for miles across Manhattan.
His engineers crafted the equipment for the beacon that will be installed atop the skyscraper, the newest business center being built next to the 9/11 Memorial.
Trytek said he’s proud his company is playing a role in the construction of such an important project.