Jack L. Jewell established an endowed chair

Jack Lee Jewell Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences

Accomplished leader in the field of optics, Jack L. Jewell established an endowed chair, enhancing Wyant College's ability to recruit faculty of exceptional talents. 


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The Wyant College of Optical Sciences is now hiring new faculty positions

Now Accepting Applications for New Endowed Faculty Chairs

The Wyant College of Optical Sciences is now hiring new faculty positions


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Please join us virtually for the 2020 Wyant College Commencement

Wyant College of Optical Sciences Commencement 2020

Please join us for a virtual celebration of our graduates.


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Nasser Peyghambarian established an endowed chair

Nasser Peyghambarian Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences

Nasser Peyghambarian, a renowned researcher, professor and entrepreneur, established an endowed chair - a generous investment in the future of Wyant College.


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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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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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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 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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The college was officially dedicated and renamed in honor of founding dean, Jame

Welcome to the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences

The college was officially dedicated and renamed in honor of founding dean, James C. Wyant, on April 23rd, 2019. 


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WELCOME TO THE WYANT COLLEGE
OF OPTICAL SCIENCES

Wyant College Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

The University of Arizona Wyant 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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