University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Partners with Uber

OSC Partnering with Uber

Partnership will focus on research and development, and make the UA home to mapping test vehicles.


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OSC Colloquium Lecture Series

OSC Colloquium Lecture Series

A dynamic forum for the interchange of ideas in all areas of optics. Students, faculty and the public are invited to attend.


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OSC to Help Launch National Photonics Institute

The college is part of a project receiving $110 million in federal funding to revolutionize Internet communication.


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ACCEPTING GRADUATE PROGRAM APPLICATIONS

The College of Optical Sciences is currently accepting applications for the M.S. and Graduate Certificate programs.


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OSC raises $12.5 million for scholarships

Optical Sciences Raises $12.5 Million for Scholarships

More than 270 donors raised $2.5 million in response to a $10 million challenge, establishing 27 new endowed scholarships.


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Research Specialties

The research at OSC encompass all aspects of light. Find out the latest developments from within OSC's four specialties.


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OSC Meinel Building Donor Wall

Interviews with Those Making a Difference

In our new Etendue series, accomplished associates share their stories in their own words.


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College of Optical Sciences: Lighting the Future

Watch the video and learn how OSC is the leading program in all aspects of the science and application of light.


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Liliana Ruiz Diaz is Passionate About Optics

Liliana is Passionate About Optics

Liliana was featured in the UA Alumni magazine, describing her pursuit of optics and being a FoTO scholarship recipient.


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WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF OPTICAL SCIENCES

The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences is one of the premier educational and research institutions in optics and photonics worldwide. We focus on educating outstanding students with a broad foundation in all areas of optics and on providing practical experience and highly competitive technical skills. Our research program spans from optical engineering to fundamental optical physics, from photonics to image science, and provides unique opportunities to pursue cutting-edge applications of optics in real systems. Our graduates become professors, scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs, working in academia, industry, government and business around the globe.

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