Jan. 21 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Need a New Directory Photo?

    Get Your Photo Taken

    All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to have a photo for the OSC directory. If you don't have a photo or it needs to be refreshed, there will be two opportunities next week for you to say "cheese." Graeme Hunt will be set up in the Meinel 3rd floor lobby on Monday, Jan. 25 from 10:30 a.m.-12 noon and Friday, Jan. 29 from 1-2 p.m., camera ready. If you are unable to make either, contact Graeme at ghunt@optics.arizona.edu to set up an alternate time.

    Upcoming Events

    Idea to Asset Seminar with Steve Barone and Curtis Vock, Partners, Lathrop and Gage, LLP

    Jan. 27, Meinel 821; Registration required

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    Colloquium: Daniel Lopez

    Jan. 28, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Colloquium: Nathan Carlie

    Feb. 4, 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 in San Francisco

    Feb. 16, 6-8 p.m., Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA; Registration required

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    Media Mentions

    Faculty Distinctions

    Charles M. Falco Elected Vice President

    Under the auspices of UNESCO the 'Ibn al Haytham Light: History, Science and Applications International Society' was recently incorporated in France to "Promote optics and photonics as key disciplines in the life of the citizens of the world and in the future development of the global society." A huge congratulations to Professor Charles M. Falco, who was elected Vice President of the organization.

    Contracts & Grants

    Powerful Source of Collimated Coherent Infrared Radiation with Pulse Duration Fewer Than Ten Cycles - STTR Phase II

    Principal Investigator: Lloyd J. LaComb Jr.

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    Industrial Affiliate Updates

    Welcome New Industrial Affiliates

    Welcome OSC - College of Optical Sciences Industrial Affiliate Members

    We'd like to extend a warm welcome to our newest Industrial Affiliate members: Fiberguide Industries, FISBA LLC and ORAFOL Americas. All three joined the IA program as Associate Partners in Optical Sciences. With the support of these and our other generous affiliates, we are better able to prepare the next generation of optical scientists and engineers.

    Superlative Staff

    Superlative Staff: Jan. 2016

    Staff Recognition Program banner

    Congratulations to the OSC Staff Recognition Program January SPOT Recognition winner, Ashley Bidegain.

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    Watts Happening

    Hello, Joseph!

    We would like to welcome a new member to the OSC family. Say "Hello!" to Joseph Daniel Hennig, son to Ameé Hennig, education and outreach manager for CIAN. Joseph was born Dec. 11 at a healthy 8 pounds, 2 ounces and 20 inches. Ameé says, "We are pretty taken with him." Congratulations from all of us at OSC.

    Employment Opportunities