Jan. 18 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    In Memoriam: Robert Boye

    Robert Boye, The University of Arizona and College of Optical Sciences' 2016 Alumnus of the Year, passed away on January 10th after a two-year battle with ALS at his home in Albuquerque, NM with his wife, Susan, and two sons, Cal and Dash, by his side.

    Read more

    Outreach Opportunities with OSC

    Want to get the word out about how awesome optics is!? Look no further! The College of Optical Sciences is launching another exciting semester of outreach opportunities and needs your help to make it happen. Email Melissa Ayala to be added to the Outreach Contacts Listserv and you'll receive all the latest on upcoming outreach opportunities seeking volunteers.

    Read more

    Your Seat in the C-Suite: Lessons in Engineering Leadership

    Kurt DelBene, Microsoft's chief digital officer and inaugural Lessons in Engineering Leadership speaker in the College of Engineering, provide an innovative talk and discussion session on Monday, Jan. 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the UA Student Union Memorial Center Kiva Room.

    Do you have what it takes for a seat in the C-Suite!?

    Read more

    Upcoming Events

    Colloquium: DK Kang

    Jan. 18, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

    Read more

    Optical Alignment Seminar (8-week): Ken Castle

    Jan. 19, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Meinel 305

    Read more

    Special Presentation: Jiehang Zhang

    Jan. 19, 11 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

    Read more

    Special Presentation: Brian Desalvo

    Jan. 22, 11 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

    Read more

    Coherent Info Session

    Jan. 23, 5 p.m., Meinel 307

    Read more

    WiO General Meeting

    Jan. 24, 5 p.m., Meinel 447

    Read more

    Colloquium: TBD

    Jan. 25, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

    Read more

    2018 OSC Alumni and Industrial Affiliates Reception

    Jan. 30, 5:30-7 p.m., W San Francisco Hotel

    Read more

    The Art of Planetary Sciences Show

    Feb. 10-12, 5 p.m., Dept. of Planetary Sciences

    Read more

    Faculty Distinctions

    Schwiegerling Promoted to Fellow of SPIE

    Congratulations are in store for Professor Jim Schwiegerling who was recently promoted to Fellow of SPIE by the Fellows Nominating Committee and approved by the SPIE Board of Directors. Prof. Schwiegerling was nominated by Prof. John Greivenkamp. The honor will be recognized in August 2018 at the SPIE Optics & Photonics Conference. 

    Read more

    Contracts & Grants

    Software Development for iQID in Support of the QDARES Project

    Principal Investigator: Lars R. Furenlid

    Read more

    Preliminary Assessment of Image Quality Through Contact Lenses with Dehydration

    Principal Investigator: Jim Schwiegerling

    Read more

    Watts Happening

    Optical Alignment Seminar

    The College of Optical Sciences is happy to present an 8-week seminar that launches with speaker Ken Castle, Ph.D., president of Ruda-Cardinal, Inc. Ken Castle will present in the Meinel Building, Room 305 on Friday, January 19th from 11am-12pm. Ken is a graduate of the UofA Optics department, receiving his PhD in 1985.

    Employment Opportunities