Jan. 10 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    In Memoriam: Roy J. Glauber

    Roy J. Glauber, OSC Adjunct Professor and Nobel Laureate, passed away at the age of 93. Glauber was an Adjunct Professor of optical sciences at the University of Arizona and the Mallinckrodt Professor of physics at Harvard. 

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    Call for Posters: Arizona Photonics Days 2019 Conference

    The University of Arizona BIO5 Institute is hosting the Arizona Photonics Days 2019 Conference January 31 and February 1, 2019. Learn more on their website. Register to participate today. We invite submissions for a poster session and reception that will be held at the Arizona Photonics Days at University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona on January 31 & February 1, 2019. The session will take place on Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 5pm-7pm. Proposals addressing the conference theme, Photonics Researchare especially welcome, but any timely subject of interest will be accepted. 

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    Tech Launch Arizona: Pathways to Impact, Register Today

    Register today to attend the Tech Launch Arizona: Pathways to Impact event. Come and meet team members from TLA dedicated to providing knowledge and services to help take your ideas from the lab to the world.

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    5th annual “Symbiosis: An Exhibit of Biological Art"

    Announcing the 5th annual “Symbiosis: An Exhibit of Biological Art,” an art and science event to be held January 24th – 27th in the UA's ENR2 building! An opening reception will take place on Thursday, January 24th from 5-7pm.

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    Accepting Applications: Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    The Artificial Intelligence Summer Institute (AISI) will collaborate with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) scientists on solving problems of national and scientific interest, engage in educational and professional development opportunities, explore career opportunities at national laboratories, and interact with and present their research to ORNL's scientists.

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    Alumni & Industrial Affiliate Fall 2019 Reception Registration

    Are you an OSC Alumni or Industrial Affiliate and attending the 2019 SPIE Photonics West Conference in San Francisco? If so, don't forget to RSVP no later than February 2 for the alumni and IA reception, taking place at the W San Francisco Hotel on February 5.

    Upcoming Events

    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No Classes

    Jan. 21

    OSC Colloquium: Felipe Guzman

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

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    OSC Colloquium: Daniel Vukobratovich

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

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    Media Mentions

    Contracts & Grants

    On-Site M1 Mirror Surface Roughness Measurement for DKIST

    Principal Investigator: Chang Jin Oh

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    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    Elbit Systems of American Joins Industrial Affiliates Program

    A big OSC "Welcome!" to Elbit Systems of America as the industry joins the Industrial Affiliates Program as an Associate Partner in Optical Sciences.

    Superlative Staff

    Superlative Staff: 2018 Year-End Celebration

    Staff Recognition Program banner

    On December 6th outside of the Meinel building, the final staff recognition awards were presented after a fantastic meal during the OSC Holiday Party. Awards presented included the 4th Quarter Peer-to-Peer and the Employee of the Year.

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    Employment Opportunities