NAE 2020 Meeting Agendas

Innovations in High Contrast,
High Resolution Imaging Technologies

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

This meeting will explore the latest exciting advances in high contrast, high resolution Imaging technologies that are enabling unprecedented breakthroughs in scientific exploration, ranging from new coronagraphs and techniques for exoplanet discovery to deep tissue in-vivo brain imaging.

For NAE Members, the morning will also include a tour of the Richard F. Caris Mirror Laboratory, a NAE Member Business Meeting, NAE Member and Speaker’s Lunch, with the open session Scientific Meeting starting at 1PM.

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NAE Business Meeting (Members Only)

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NAE MEMBER BUSINESS MEETING

Wyant College of Optical Sciences, 1630 E. University Blvd.

AGENDA

Time

Event

Location

8:30 - 9:00

NAE Member Registration

Meinel Bldg - 3rd Flr Lobby

9:00 - 10:00

Mirror Lab Tour for NAE Members & Executive Team

R. F. Caris Mirror Lab

10:15 – 11:45

NAE Member Business Meeting

Meinel Bldg - Conf. Rm 821

11:45 - 12:30

NAE Member and Speaker's Lunch

Meinel Bldg - Breakout Rm 829

 

 

Scientific Meeting (Afternoon, Open to the Public)

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SCIENTIFIC MEETING– Open Attendance*:

INNOVATIONS IN HIGH CONTRAST, HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES
Kuiper Bldg – Auditorium 308, 1629 E. University Blvd.

AGENDA

1:00 – 1:10

Welcome
Dr. Alton D. Romig Jr.
NAE Executive Officer 

1:10 - 1:20

Program Introduction
Thomas L. Koch 
Dean, Wyant College of Optical Sciences
University of Arizona

1:20 – 2:00

Session 1: Astronomy & Exoplanets  (KEYNOTE plus 3 LECTURES)
Keynote Speaker:Charles A. Beichman
Executive Director, NASA ExoPlanet Science Institute
California Institute of Technology
Topic: A Challenge for 21st Century Telescopes: Finding and Characterizing Earth 2.0

2:00 – 2:20 

Olivier Guyon
Associate Astronomer Steward Observatory, Associate Professor Optical Sciences
University of Arizona
Topic: Adaptive Optics & the Exoplanet Imaging Challenge

2:20 – 2:40 Ewan S. Douglas
Assistant Professor Astronomy
University of Arizona
Topic:  Technology Demonstrations for Exoplanet Imaging with Space Coronagraphy
2:40 – 3:00 Jared R. Males
Assistant Astronomer Steward Observatory
University of Arizona
Topic: Searching for Life with Ground-based Telescopes

3:00 – 3:20

Break

3:20 – 4:00

Session 2: Advances in Imaging for Life Sciences (KEYNOTE plus 3 LECTURES)
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth M.C. Hillman
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology
Columbia University
Topic: High-speed Optical Imaging of Biology at the Speed of Life

4:00 – 4:20

Khanh Kieu
Associate Professor, Wyant College of Optical Sciences
University of Arizona
Topic: Development of compact ultrafast fiber lasers for nonlinear optical imaging

4:20 – 4:40 Jennifer Barton
Professor, Biomedical Engineering; Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Professor, Optical Sciences; Professor, Agricultural-Biosystems Engineering; Director, BIO5 Institute; Professor, Medical Imaging
University of Arizona
Topic: Advanced Endoscopic Imaging for Early Cancer Detection
4:40 – 5:00 Barbara Smith
Assistant Professor of the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
Arizona State University
Topic:

5:00 – 6:00

Reception

 

*Advance Registration Required