Feb. 15 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    OSC Presence at Festival of Books

    OSC will once again participate in the Festival of Books and is looking for volunteers! On Saturday, March 10 three special presentations will be given in the Meinel Building to the public. Additionally, tables will be set up with a variety of demonstrations on the 3rd floor lobby. 

    If you would like to help, contact Melissa Ayala

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    Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition Accepting Entries

    Enter the Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition by Synopsys’ Optical Solutions Group!

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    Time for a New Photo

    That time of year is approaching quickly! Mark your calendars for the official OSC Group Photo on the Meinel Building's west lawn Thursday, April 12 at 2 p.m. And talking about picture day! All students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to have a photo for the OSC directory. If you don't have a photo or it needs to be refreshed, contact Amee Hennig to schedule a time for a new photo.

    Upcoming CIAN Outreach

    CIAN is currently seeking volunteers for two events, Sahuarita STEMtacular and the Apollo Middle School Science Fair. If you would like to volunteer please contact Trin Riojas.

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    100th Anniversary of Steward Observatory Open House

    The Steward Observatory and the Mirror Lab are celebrating 100 years as a University of Arizona Department Feb 16-17! To celebrate the department is hosting a free, open to the public, Open House with VIP tickets available for purchase.

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    Upcoming Events

    SWE Night of Networking

    Feb 14, 6 - 8 p.m.

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    University of Arizona's College of Engineering Industry Exposition (iExpo) 2018

    Feb 15, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Union Memorial Center, North Ballroom

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    Colloquium: Hong Fu

    Feb 15, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    AIAA Outreach Visit

    Feb 17, 1 - 4 p.m., Meinel Building

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    Lockheed Martin Info Session

    Feb 19, 5:30 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Colloquium: John Bruning

    Mar 1, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Spring Recess - no classes

    Festival of Books

    March 10 - 11

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    KLA-Tencor Info Session

    Mar 13, 5- 8:30 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Department of Defense Info Session

    Mar 14 - 15, Meinel Building

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    Colloquium: Mark Phillips

    Mar 15, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Media Mentions

    Contracts & Grants

    Testing of Fiber Amplifiers

    Principal Investigator: Leonid Kotov

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    Development of the Key Instruments for the Multiphoton Nonlinear Hyper-Resolution Imaging & Post Processing of Free Form Optics - Phase V

    Principal Investigator: Young Sik Kim and Dae Wook Kim

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    Smartphone Confocal Microscopy for Diagnosing Kaposi's Sarcoma

    Principal Investigator: Dongkyun Kang

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    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Joins Industrial Affiliates

    Please welcome Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a renowned multi-program national security laboratory, as they join our Industrial Affiliates Program as a Leadership Partner.

    Wavefront Research, Inc. Joins Industrial Affiliates

    The College of Optical Sciences is also happy to welcome Wavefront Research, Inc. to the Industrial Affiliates Program as an Associate Partner.

    Employment Opportunities