Hyatt M. Gibbs Scientific Symposium

    Monday, March 11, 2013 - 1:00pm - 6:30pm
    Meinel 307

    RSVP is appreciated, but not required. Please address any questions or comments to Luz Palomarez at or 520-626-6959.


    The special Hyatt M. Gibbs Scientific Symposium will feature six scientific lectures from renowned scientists from around the globe celebrating breakthroughs in areas where Hyatt’s work had so much impact.  The program will conclude with words of remembrance in honor of Hyatt, who passed away in September 2012, and will be followed by a reception in the Meinel lobby.

    Speakers include:

    • Amnon Yariv, “Phase Control of Semiconductor Lasers”
    • Richard Slusher, “Self-Induced Transparency in Atomic Rb”
    • Yong-Hee Lee, “Evolution of Very Small Lasers”
    • Murray Sargent, “Forty-two Years of Nonlinear Optics”
    • Stephan Koch, “From Optical Bistability to Quantum Excitation Shelving: 30 Years of Research with Hyatt Gibbs”
    • H. Jeff Kimble, “Quantum Optics Meets Atomic Physics”
    • Jack Jewell and other colleagues to be announced, remembrances

    A more detailed agenda is now available.

    If you are interested in saying a few words, please contact Luz Palomarez at or 520-626-6959.