April 4 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    Campaign Kick-Off Next Friday!

    UA's Campaign Kick-Off starts next Friday at 2 p.m. with a series of talks and tours in the Meinel Building and across campus, including one by our very own Lars R. Furenlid at 2:10 p.m. in Meinel 307.

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    Last Opportunity to Register for Intro to APEX

    Breault Research Organization still has a few seats left for next week's Introduction to APEX software tutorial. Registration is free for OSC faculty, students and staff; please email tutorials@breault.com if you're interested.

    Optics Shop Installs New Stressed Lap and Polishing Machine

    At noon on Friday, Feb. 28, a crowd of more than 80 faculty, staff and students rustled around the Meinel Building's basement-level optics shop, surrounded by bulky stands of complex optical machinery. In the background, a video screen looped footage of a large device polishing the glass surface of an enormous telescope mirror.

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    Events

    Colloquium: Sumit Mazumdar

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

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    Community Speakers: Eric Frater

    April 4, noon-1 p.m., Meinel 408/410

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    Special Presentation: Mourad Idir

    April 7, 10 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Breault Research Organization Introduction to APEX Tutorial

    April 8-11, 6400 E. Grant Rd., Suite 350, Tucson, Ariz.

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    Ice Cream Social

    April 8, 3:30 p.m., Third-Floor Lobby

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    Colloquium: Brian LeRoy

    April 10, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    UA Campaign Kick-off

    April 11, 2-7 p.m., UA campus

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    Ph.D. Defense: Justin Sierchio

    April 16, 1 p.m., Meinel 447

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    Media Mentions

    Students in the Spotlight

    Wheelwright Awarded 2014 Kidger Scholarship

    Ph.D. student Brian Wheelwright is the latest winner of the Michael Kidger Memorial Scholarship, given each year to a graduate student of optical design in honor of the late educator, software developer and respected member of the optical sciences community.

    Brian researches solar energy in J. Roger P. Angel's lab.

    Employment Opportunities

    Senior Design Engineer | ASML

    Wilton, Conn.

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    Senior Design Engineer | ASML

    Wilton, Conn.

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    Technical Sales Engineer | Newport Corp.

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    Optical Design Engineer | Philips Lumileds Lighting

    San Jose, Calif.

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    Senior Staff Optical Physicist | UniPixel Displays Inc.

    The Woodlands, Texas

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    OLED Lighting Researcher | Universal Display Corp.

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