Feb. 5 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    OSC Offers New Research Experience for Undergraduates

    The college is launching a new REU program this summer: Research in Optics will allow 10 undergraduates from across the country to study in Tucson with OSC's world-leading faculty for 10 weeks, culminating in a research presentation and poster session in early August.

    Applications are due March 1.

    Upcoming Events

    Community Speakers

    Feb. 6, noon-1 p.m., Meinel 408

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    SPIE Photonics West Conference

    Feb. 7-12, San Francisco; registration required

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    OSC Alumni and Industrial Affiliates Reception in San Francisco

    Feb. 10, 6-8 p.m., San Francisco Marriott Marquis; RSVP required

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    Colloquium: CANCELED

    Conflict with the SPIE Photonics West conference.

    Colloquium: Saikat Guha

    Feb. 19, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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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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    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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    Contracts & Grants

    Laser Source Upgrade

    Principal Investigator: Yushi Kaneda

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    REU Site: Research in Optics at the University of Arizona

    Principal Investigator: R. John Koshel

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    Alumni Dispatches

    Alumnus Seeking Exoplanets with ACESat

    Research scientist Eduardo Bendek, Ph.D. 2012, would like to take a good long look around our nearest neighboring star system for exoplanets — and he and a colleague at NASA's Ames Research Center have proposed a Small Explorer mission to do so. Learn more about the Alpha Centauri Exoplanet Satellite's strategy and technology (including a coronograph built by OSC's own Olivier Guyon) in this Scientific American profile.

    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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    Consultant | Bridge Optix

    Phoenix

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    Sales Specialist | Mitutoyo America Corp.

    Aurora, Illinois

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