Feb. 19 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    Raytheon Launches Campus Lecture Series

    A group of College of Engineering alumni at Industrial Affiliates member Raytheon Systems Co., including Jeffrey Scogin, B.S. in OSE 2008, has organized an interactive lecture series for faculty and students on the UA campus. Called "Raytheon Presents!" the series features design competitions, demos and videos.

    All lectures are held in AME S202 at 5 p.m. The first, "Introduction to Tactical Missile Design: Design Your Own Missile," is tonight; the next two events are "Aerodynamics: What the Liberal Arts Department Doesn’t Want You to Know" on Feb. 26 and "Ready ... Ready ... Pickle! Flight Tests" on March 5. You can find the rest of the schedule online.

    KLA-Tencor Corp. to Host Info Session

    KLA-Tencor Corp., a Leadership Partner in the college's Industrial Affiliates program, will hold an information session on Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Meinel 307. Pizza and refreshments will be served.

    NVESD to Hold Info Session, Interviews

    The Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate of the U.S. Army is holding an information session at 4 p.m. on Feb. 25 in Room 411 of the Career Services office in the Student Union Memorial Center. NVESD, the Army's sensor developer, is looking for electrical, optical and computer engineers and physicists with bachelor’s or master’s degrees and current U.S. citizenship to work at its Fort Belvoir, Virginia, laboratory. They will conduct interviews on Feb. 26.

    Please contact Genie Shires at eugenia.s.shires.civ@mail.mil or 703-704-1140 for more information.

    In Memoriam: Fritz Henneberger

    The college is sad to share that Fritz Henneberger, professor of physics at the Humboldt University of Berlin (Germany), passed away on Feb. 1. Henneberger, who specialized in the photonic properties of semiconductor nanostructures, served as a visiting professor at OSC in 1994, 1995 and 2009 and collaborated regularly with professor Nasser Peyghambarian.

    Upcoming Events

    Family Science Laser Spectacular Night

    Feb. 19, 6-7 p.m., John B. Wright Elementary School, 4311 East Linden Street, Tucson, Arizona

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    Community Speakers: Dawson Baker

    Feb. 20, noon-1 p.m., Meinel 408

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    Special Presentation: Faculty Candidate Wei Zhou

    Feb. 24, 11 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Ph.D. Defense: Nicholas Trail

    Feb. 25, 10 a.m., Meinel 447

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    Special Presentation: Faculty Candidate Laura Sinclair

    Feb. 26, 11 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Colloqium: Mikhail Belkin

    Feb. 26, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Laser Fun Day

    Feb. 28, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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    Ph.D. Defense: Andrey Alenin

    March 2, 10 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Industrial Affiliates Corporate Showcase and Career Fair

    March 2, 4-6 p.m.; registration required

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    Industrial Affiliates Workshop

    March 3-4

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    Colloquium: Frank Wise

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

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    No Classes

    March 14-22: Spring Recess

    Breault Research Organization Introduction to ASAP Tutorial

    March 17-20; registration required

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    Media Mentions

    Contracts & Grants

    Depth of Focus Measurements with Competitive Ophthalmic Microscopes

    Principal Investigator: Jim Schwiegerling

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    Students in the Spotlight

    Another Wavelength: Liliana Ruiz Diaz

    The subject of this month's Another Wavelength student feature is first-year Ph.D. student Liliana Ruiz Diaz, who comes from Tamaulipas, Mexico, and works with professor Robert A. Norwood.

    Another Wavelength banner with portrait of Liliana Ruiz Diaz

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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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    Principal Research Specialist (Part-Time) | UA College of Optical Sciences

    Tucson, Arizona

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    Research Scientist (Part-Time) | UA College of Optical Sciences

    Tucson, Arizona

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    Optical Design Engineering Intern | Corning

    Rochester, New York

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    Optics Engineer Intern | PDS Tech

    Mount Laurel, New Jersey

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    Optics Technician | W.M. Keck Observatory

    Kamuela, Hawaii

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    Senior Opto-Mechanical Engineer | General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.

    San Diego

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