Aug. 1 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    SPIE Optics + Photonics Fast Approaches ...

    ... And with it come several special celebrations in honor of OSC's 50th anniversary. Among them are the two‐day 50 Years of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona conference and the Alumni and Industry Partners Reception in San Diego.

    A group of conference attendees gather around high tables and an appetizer buffet at the 2012 reception

    If you an alumnus, alumna or member of the optics industry and you have yet to register for the Aug. 19 reception at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina, contact Lucy Valenzuela at lucy@optics.arizona.edu today to reserve your spot.

    Calling All AFRL Alumni

    Graduates who are former and current employees of the Air Force Research Laboratory are asked to reach out to Kaye Rowan for a special alumni project. Don't miss out — email rowan@optics.arizona.edu today!

    New Graduate Adviser Selected

    The college's new graduate academic and career adviser, Justin Parker, will be coming aboard in just a couple short weeks.

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    More Than Facts, Figures and Formulae

    Since its inception, OSC has its students (and faculty!) more than sums and statistics. Among the important life lessons learned in the late 1970s: Always double-check your code, and always triple-check any contract penned by Jack Gaskill.

    A photo of a turkey made of punch cards is paired with a close-up of Jack Gaskill's "Beat Slater & Wyant" T-shirt

    Check out the new tales "When Life Gives You Punch Cards" and "'Beat Slater and Wyant'" in our Light Moments archives.

    Joyous Tidings from the Singhs!

    Nevan Singh laying on a colorful blanket, gazing up and to the rightAdministrative associate Lacey Singh and her husband, Manu, would like to introduce you to Mr. Nevan Thomas Singh, who was born on July 17 at 1:21 p.m., weighing 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and measuring 19.5 inches tall.

    Welcome to the world (and OSC), handsome!

     

    Upcoming Events

    AED CPR Training Session

    Aug. 1, 10-11:15 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821); RSVP required

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    UA International Graduate Student Orientation

    Aug. 12-14

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    SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference

    Aug. 17-21

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    SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference: 50 Years of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona

    Aug. 19-20; San Diego Convention Center, 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego

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    OSC Alumni and Industry Partners Reception in San Diego

    Aug. 19; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Bayside Pavilion; San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina, 333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego; email lucy@optics.arizona.edu to RSVP

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    OSC New Graduate Student Orientation

    Aug. 21-22

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    Classes Begin

    Aug. 25

    Colloquium: Pierre Lucas

    Aug. 28, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Media Mentions

    Faculty Distinctions

    Peng Paper Makes Cover of Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

    The article “Parallel Excitation-Emission Multiplexed Fluorescence Lifetime Confocal Microscopy for Live Cell Imaging,” which originally appeared in the May 5, 2014, issue of Optics Express, has been selected for the cover of the July issue of the Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics ...

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    Contracts and Grants

    STEM Program Development

    Principal Investigator: Alan Kost

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    Employment Opportunities

    Optical Engineer/Physicist | ASML

    Wilton, Connecticut

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    Senior System Integration Engineer | ASML

    Wilton, Connecticut

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    Senior System Integration Engineer | ASML

    Wilton, Connecticut

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    Engineering Manager | Edmund Optics

    Tucson, Arizona

    Engineer Technician | Genesis Global Recruiting

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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    Optical Engineer | Nalux Co. Ltd.

    Japan

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    Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Fellow | The University of Sydney (Australia)

    Sydney, Australia

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    Senior FPGA/ASIC Engineer | Genesis Global Recruiting

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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    Technical Sales Engineer | Sunex Inc.

    Carlsbad, California

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