April 16 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    Group Photo Tuesday Afternoon

    We hope to see a big crowd next Tuesday at 2:15 p.m. for the college's annual group portrait – plan to meet up on the west side of the Meinel Building.

    NASA Accepting Applications for Technical Interns

    NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is accepting applications next week for technical internships as part of its Pathways Intern Employment Program.

    Search for vacancy announcement GS15I0006 between April 20 and 27 on nasajobs.nasa.gov to apply. Please contact gsfc-pathways-office@mail.nasa.gov with any questions.

    Upcoming Events

    Community Speakers: Rakhi Gibbons and Shelby Vorndran

    April 17, noon-1 p.m., Meinel 408

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    Ph.D. Defense: Kali Wilson

    April 17, 1 p.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Ph.D. Defense: Brittany Lynn

    April 22, 3 p.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Colloquium: J. Roger P. Angel

    April 23, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Ph.D. Defense: Wai-sze (Tiffany) Lam

    April 23, 4 p.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Ph.D. Defense: Qian Li

    April 24, 9 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Colloquium: Hooman Mohseni

    April 30, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Engineering Design Day

    May 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., SUMC Ballroom

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    Pre-Commencement Celebration

    May 15, 4:30 p.m., SUMC South Ballroom; registration required

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    Media Mentions

    Contracts and Grants

    Plasmonics Technology for Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy

    Principal Investigator: Robert A. Norwood

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    Students in the Spotlight

    Another Wavelength: Shawn Iles

    This month on Another Wavelength, we meet junior Shawn Iles. Originally from Sierra Vista, he spent 25 years in California. Most recently, he lived in Santa Rosa, where he was attending Santa Rosa Junior College.

    Another Wavelength banner with portrait of Shawn Iles looking to the left side of the frame

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    Student Creates Ophthalmic Optics Company

    Ph.D. student Sean McCafferty has launched Intuor Technologies to provide integrated development services for new ophthalmic and optical products. The company's name comes from the Latin term for "to view, see or admire," and they aim to license new technologies, conceptualize products to meet specific market needs, and evaluate and perfect existing tech.

    Superlative Staff

    Recognizing Outstanding Staff

    OSC proudly announces its latest Staff Recognition Program award recipients: Ruth Corcoran, Jennifer Garcia and Susan Nares.

    Susan, Ruth and Jennifer receive their awards

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    Employees Honored for Years of Service

    Much gratitude goes to the college's long-serving employees, several of whom were celebrated today at UA Annual Service Awards luncheon for major anniversaries. 

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    Welcoming Our New Grad Adviser

    Please say hello to the college's new graduate adviser, Mark Rodriguez, who joined us on April 6. 

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    Employment Opportunities

    To see who's hiring at the college and around the optics industry, please visit the OSC website's Employment section.

    Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Tenure-Eligible) | UA College of Optical Sciences

    Tucson, Arizona

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    Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Tenure-Eligible) | UA College of Optical Sciences

    Tucson, Arizona

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    Algorithm Scientist | Bridger Photonics

    Bozeman, Montana

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    Laser Optics Applications Engineer | IDEX Corp.

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

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    Manufacturing Engineer | Bridger Photonics

    Bozeman, Montana

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    Optical Engineer | The Photonics Group

    Southern California

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    Optical Scientist | Bridger Photonics

    Bozeman, Montana

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    Strategic Account Manager | IDEX Corp.

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

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