Feb. 14 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    Volunteer for the Hollinger Science Fair

    Organizers for the fifth annual Hollinger Elementary School science fair seek sharp minds to judge student entries next Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. Contact Andrey Alenin at alenin@email.arizona.edu if you're interested.

    eWeek Starts Today!

    National Engineering Week at the University of Arizona commences this afternoon at 4 p.m. with an opening ceremony organized by the Engineering Student Council and held in the Engineering Courtyard.

    UA eWeek offers a lot of excitement, including a bridge-building competition, Engineering Jeopardy and a Mr. and Ms. Engineering Pageant(!). Be sure to check out the action.

    Scholarships for Students of Renewable Energy

    The UA Carson Scholars Program is accepting applications through Tuesday, Feb. 17, for its 2014-2015 awards. Dedicated to the vision of conservationist and author Rachel Carson, the Carson Scholarships support University of Arizona doctoral students who research renewable energy and want to communicate science to a general audience.

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    KLA-Tencor to Host Info Session

    KLA-Tencor Corp., a Leadership Partner in the college's Industrial Affiliates program, will hold an information session on Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Meinel 307. Food will be served from 5 to 5:30 p.m.

    TLA First Friday Pitch Day

    Tech Launch Arizona wants to see enthusiastic student innovators at First Friday Pitch Day, which starts in March and will be held on the first Friday — naturally — of each month, on the fourth floor of the University Services Annex Building.

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    Events

    Community Speakers: Gregory Cohoon, Michael Gordon, Logan Graves

    Feb. 14, noon-1 p.m., Meinel 408/410

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    Women in Optics General Meeting

    Feb. 17, 5 p.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Colloquium: David Griffiths

    Feb. 20, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Colloquium

    Feb. 27, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Community Speakers: Final Planning for Laser Fun Day

    Feb. 28, noon-1 p.m., Meinel 408/410

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    Laser Fun Day

    March 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Meinel Building

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    Industrial Affiliates Workshop

    March 3-5, Meinel Building

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    Media Mentions

    Regents' Professor Elected to National Academy of Engineering

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    Barrett Among OSA Fellows Elected to NAE

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    $10 Million Given to UA

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    Wyant Gives $10 Million for Graduate Student Scholarships

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    OSC Gets Major Scholarship Donation

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    Faculty Distinctions

    Barrett, Scholar and Mentor, Elected to National Academy of Engineering

    Harrison H. Barrett has garnered an astonishing array of honors in the course of his 40-year employment at the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences, from research prizes to society fellowships to book awards to a Regents' Professorship.

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    Cvijetic Among 2014 OSA Fellows

    Milorad Cvijetic, professor of optical sciences, has been named to the 2014 class of fellows in the Optical Society (OSA).

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    Employment Opportunities

    Intern | U.S. Army Research Laboratory

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    Optics Application Engineer | Hoffman Search Group

    Northern California

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    Optical Design Engineer | SemiconSoft Inc.

    Massachusetts, but telecommuting arrangements are welcome

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    Optics Engineer Technical Intern | Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

    Boulder, Colo.

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    Optics Products/Sales Engineer | Bolder Vision Optik

    Boulder, Colo.

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