Feb. 7 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    Gholam Peyman Lauded with National Medal

    As previously reported, Adjunct Professor Gholam A. Peyman was one of 11 Americans who received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation in a Feb. 1 awards ceremony in the White House.

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    RSG Sees Sensor to Space

    On Feb. 11, an optical sensor created by the Remote Sensing Group will head to orbit on the Operational Land Imager, as part of the Landsat Data Continuity Mission.

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    Workshop on Its Way

    The Industrial Affiliates Spring 2013 Workshop is nearly here, and our affiliate companies are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to shape the education of the next generation of optical scientists. Registration for the Feb. 20-21 event, as well as the company showcase on the evening of Feb. 19, is open now.

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    Gibbs Memorial Symposium

    Please save the date for a memorial symposium in honor of Professor Emeritus Hyatt M. Gibbs, who passed away in September 2012. This event, to be held on March 11, 2013, from 1-6:30 p.m. in Meinel 307, will feature lectures and words of remembrance in honor of the optical physicist. Reservations will not be required for the scientific program.

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    8th Floor Reserved Next Tuesday, Wednesday

    The Peter A. Franken Conference Room and adjoining break-out area on the eighth floor of the Meinel Building will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 12-13. If you must enter the area, please use move quietly. The facilities will be available for free use after 12:30 p.m.

    (Also: Please join the Academic Programs office in wishing the best of luck to the 30 Ph.D. students who will be taking their preliminary exams that day!)

    Contest for Green Photos

    The UA Institute of the Environment is holding its third annual Eye on the Environment photography contest, and they invite staff and students to submit two images in any of 10 categories. The deadline is Feb. 15.

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    Events

    SPIE Photonics West

    Feb. 5-7

    Colloquium: CANCELED

    Feb. 7

    Ph.D. Written Exams

    Feb. 12-13, Franken Conference Room and 8th Floor Break-Out Area

    Colloquium: CANCELED

    Feb. 14

    Contracts & Grants

    Optical Modeling of Novel X-Ray Differential Phase-Contrast Imaging for Aviation Security

    Principal Investigator: Yuzuru Takashima

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    Media Mentions

    Obama Honors Peyman's Innovation

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    See Video of Medal of Technology and Innovation Ceremony

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    Read President's Remarks on Gholam Peyman

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    Peyman Surprised by National Medal

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    Takashima on Systems Design Education [Japanese Language Website]

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    Ph.D. Student in Optics Minor Talks Wires in Space

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    Employment Opportunities

    Postdoctoral Scholar | College of Optical Sciences

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    Optics Engineer | Newport Corp.

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    Senior Optical Engineer | ASML

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    Optical Engineer | Motorola Solutions

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    Senior Optical Engineer | Motorola Solutions

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