Apr. 9 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    REFLECTIONS: JAMES C. WYANT

    Welcome to Reflections, a series of biographies featuring OSC Emeritus faculty, written by Tammy Orr. This month, we highlight James C. Wyant, founding dean of the college.

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    COMMENCEMENT PLANS SURVEY

    The Wyant College of Optical Sciences is working to find an alternative way to celebrate our 2020 graduates. Please share your opinions on how OSC can honor our 2020 Spring graduates.  Students, Faculty & Professors, Staff, and Family & Friends are invited to complete the survey. Graduating students, please forward this survey to your family and friends! Send questions to Jen Garcia.

    WORK AT THE WYANT COLLEGE OF OPTICAL SCIENCES

    The Wyant College of Optical Sciences has launched its faculty searches for several Endowed Chair positions that have been funded by generous donors.  Learn more about the open positions and apply!

    TECH LAUNCH ARIZONA'S "MADE IT HAPPEN" WITH YUZURU TAKASHIMA & BRANDON HELLMAN

    On April 21 from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. via Zoom OSC Professor, Yuzuru Takashima; OSC Ph.D. student, Brandon Hellman; and business leader and I-Corps Mentor, Steve Smith will participate in a live Zoom discussion about solving research problems and working to create impact through commercializing technologies. See the flyer. Register to attend.

    UARIZONA COLLEGE OF MEDICINE APPOINTS NEW CHAIR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY DEPARTMENT

    OSC would like to welcome Jonathan M. Holmes, MD, to the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Dr. Holmes is scheduled to begin officially on Friday, July 31. Read the official press release.

    STUDENTS, HEAR FROM THE EXPERTS ON GETTING A JOB IN TODAY'S MARKET

    Join Us for a Virtual Presentation Series on Career Development with OSA    

    Wyant College is partnering with OSA in offering a timely and informative online series on topics to best prepare you for today's workforce. These virtual meetings will be held on Tuesdays starting at Noon. In addition to a video presentation, all sessions will also include a live-exchange with an industry expert for Q&A. Please Register for the April 21 event here.

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    SYNOPSYS - INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES PARTNER INFO-SESSION

    Synopsys, an Industrial Affiliates partner, is hosting a virtual Info-Session on April 14 at 12 p.m. Please join us to learn more about "Synopsys Optical and Photonics Solutions Groups, 57 Years of Innovation in the Simulation of Light" from Dr. Jake Jacobsen.  Register to attend the meeting.

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    UPCOMING EVENTS

    DISSERTATION DEFENSE: AKIRA EGUCHI
    Apr. 10, 12 p.m., Zoom
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    DISSERTATION DEFENSE: SAM NERENBERG
    Apr. 13, 2 p.m., Zoom
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    SYNOPSYS - INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES PARTNER INFO-SESSION
    Apr. 14, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Zoom
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    DISSERTATION DEFENSE: XIAOBO TIAN
    Apr. 14, 2 p.m., Zoom
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    FACEBOOK LIVE DEMO: JILIAN NGUYEN
    Apr. 15, 11 a.m., Facebook Live
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    TECH LAUNCH ARIZONA: MADE IT HAPPEN (ZOOM EVENT)
    Apr. 21, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Zoom
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    OSA - CAREER INFO-SESSION
    Apr. 21, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Zoom
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    FACEBOOK LIVE DEMO: HENRY QUACH
    Apr. 22, 11 a.m., Facebook Live
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    DISSERTATION DEFENSE: BEN CROMEY
    Apr. 24, 10 a.m., Zoom
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    OSA - CAREER INFO-SESSION
    Apr. 28, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Zoom
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    FACEBOOK LIVE DEMO: KELSEA CRONIN
    Apr. 29, 11 a.m., Facebook Live
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    MEDIA MENTIONS

    STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    ANOTHER WAVELENGTH: YANQI ZHANG

    This month in Another Wavelength, we chat with 2nd year Ph.D. Student Yanqi Zhang. Yanqi is currently mentored by Felipe Guzmán.

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    2020 SOCK NOMINATIONS & ELECTIONS APPROACH

    SOCk is preparing to elect new officers! If you are interested in running for office, please submit a picture of yourself with a brief bio to sock@optics.arizona.edu by Friday April 10th at NOON

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    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES