Calendar of Events

Friday, October 23 2020

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:00pm

OSA is sponsoring Dr. Isaiah Hankel, also known as the Cheeky Scientist, who will be giving a talk aimed at helping OSC students to land internship/job positions.

Dr. Hankel will be covering topics like how to speak with recruiters through a virtual setting, what questions to ask recruiters, resume tips, body language, what to wear, how to effectively sell yourself during an interview, etc.

Dr. Hankel is the Founder & CEO of Cheeky Scientist, which has over 3 million PhD annual readers worldwide and more than 15,000 members in its advanced career training programs. Dr. Hankel has helped thousands of PhDs in over 100+ countries transition into cutting-edge, industry career tracks and has worked with numerous industry leaders such as Amazon, Apple, Corning, JML Optical, Coherent, Intel, Dow Chemical, Roche, Lilly Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, and Genentech.

This talk will be beneficial for all students, so PLEASE join in on Friday, October 23rd from 12:00 – 12:50 p.m. in the OpTea Zoom room!

Join the Zoom room here.

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Practical Optics Workshop Optical Design Team and SOCk are proud to offer our fifth session of the fall semester, Introduction to Tolerancing Using OpticStudio. This event will serve to either introduce you to tolerancing in OpticStudio or reinforce your knowledge of the software. Below is the information you will need to sign up and attend. Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions.



Introduction to Tolerancing Using OpticStudio




2:00-4:00 PM, October 23, 2020


Register HERE


Don’t forget to install Zemax OpticStudio before the event!


As always, if you have a research or senior project you need help with, we have certified tutors available to meet with you. Please make sure to give us a brief description of the issue you would like help with so we can match you with a tutor.


This Semester From POW:




Introduction to Zemax OpticStudio

2:00-4:00 PM, September 4th


2:00-4:00 PM, September 11th

LightTools and Lattes

2:00-4:00 PM, September 25th

Optimization Using Zemax OpticStudio

2:00-4:00 PM, October 9th

Advanced Topics: Tolerancing in OpticStudio

2:00-4:00 PM, October 23rd

Advanced Topics: CODE V Café: Macro-PLUS Optimization

2:00-4:00 PM, November 6th



For more info about our program and to schedule a tutoring session visit our website: