Feb. 4 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    WiO to Host Launching Your Career Symposium

    Women in Optics Career Symposium

    The Women in Optics (WiO) club is co-sponsoring The Launching Your Career Symposium, to be held on April 16, 2016. The symposium encourages STEM women across all career stages to participate in a panel discussion with accomplished female leaders, a student poster session with prizes and a workshop on personal and professional presentation. Registration is free, though limited, so be sure to register early.

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    Etendue: Carmiña Londoño

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    Welcome to Etendue, featuring interesting and accomplished individuals known for their leadership and contributions both with their careers and the College of Optical Sciences, in their own words. (For a similar view on the college’s best and brightest – our students – please check out Another Wavelength among our Students in the Spotlight.)

    This month, we hear from Carmiña Londoño, Ph.D. (OSC M.S. 1982).

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    Upcoming Events

    Colloquium: Ardavan Oskooi

    Feb. 11, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    SPIE Photonics West Conference

    Feb. 13-18, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA; Registration required

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    OSC Alumni and Industrial Affiliates Reception

    Feb. 16, 6-8 p.m., Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA; Registration closes Feb. 4 at 10 p.m.

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    Colloquium: Jean-Pierre Wolf

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

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    No Classes

    March 12-20: Spring Recess

    Colloquium: Laura Waller

    March 24, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Industrial Affiliates Workshop

    March 28-30

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    Industrial Affiliates Corporate Showcase and Career Fair

    March 28, 4-6 p.m.; Registration required

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    Colloquium: Raymond K. Kostuk

    March 31, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Media Mentions

    Faculty Distinctions

    McLeod Awarded George H. Davis Travel Fellowship

    Assistant professor Euan McLeod was recently awarded the George H. Davis Travel Fellowship for 2016, and was invited to speak at SPIE Photonics West, Feb. 13-18, 2016.

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    Contracts & Grants

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

    Principal Investigators: Dae Wook Kim, Young Sik Kim

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    Micro-Scale Optimized Solar-Cell Arrays Integrated Concentration

    Principal Investigator: Robert A. Norwood

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    Polarimetric Phenomenology for VR and Computer Vision Applications

    Principal Investigator: Russell A. Chipman

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    Students in the Spotlight

    Sawyer Receives Churchill Scholarship

    Travis Sawyer Awarded Churchill Scholarship

    College of Optical Sciences senior and Optics Ambassador Travis Sawyer was one of two UA engineering students to be awarded the prestigious Churchill Scholarship for 2016. The scholarship is given for outstanding academic achievement and proven research talent in science, engineering or mathematics. Each recipient will complete a one-year master's degree program at the University of Cambridge in England.

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    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    Register for the Spring 2016 Affiliates Workshop

    Industrial Affiliates members are invited to register for the spring 2016 workshop, taking place March 28-30. A formal invitation and registration information was sent to current Industrial Affiliate members.

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    Employment Opportunities