Jan. 4 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Welcome to 2018!

    It's that time of year again! Time to start anew! Welcome back to all our faculty, staff, and students. Here at the College of Optical Sciences, we're all looking forward to a year filled with new adventures, discoveries, and innovations. Additionally, we look forward to bringing you the latest and greatest optics-related features. We're always happy to accept newsworthy items, so if you have any updates on OSC faculty, students, alumni and industrial affiliates, send them to Amee Hennig, media content manager, at amee@optics.arizona.edu.

    2018 OSC Alumni and Industrial Affiliates Reception

    Join the College of Optical Sciences for a special Alumni and Industrial Affiliates Reception on January 30th, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the SPIE Photonics West Conference, W San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco, CA. Details and Register Here. Registration is required.

    New Course: Free-Space Optical Communications Systems

    The College of Optical Sciences and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are happy to present a new course available for the Spring 2018 semester, ECE/OPTI 536A: Free-Space Optical Communications Systems, taught by Professor Ivan B. Djordjevic. The purpose of the course is to give students a comprehensive introduction to free-space optical communication principles. Find the course web page for ECE/OPTI: 536A here.

    Upcoming Events

    Winter School and Workshop

    Jan 4-7

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    Special Presentation: Kanupriya Sinha

    Jan 8

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    Classes Begin

    Jan 10

    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - no classes

    Jan 15

    Coherent Info Session

    Jan 23

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    2018 OSC Alumni and Industrial Affiliates Reception

    Jan 30

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    Spring Recess - no classes

    March 5 - 9

    Students in the Spotlight

    Another Wavelength: Julie Frish

    This month in Another Wavelength, we chat with 4th year Ph.D. candidate, Julie Frish.

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    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    Thorlabs, Inc. Joins Industrial Affiliates

    Please welcome ThorLabs, Inc., creator of the ever-popular "Lab Snacks" and producer of quality optical components. They join our Industrial Affiliates Program as a Leadership Partner.

    Employment Opportunities