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


    OSC Group Photo Approaches

    That time of year is approaching quickly! Mark your calendars for the official OSC Group Photo on the Meinel Building's west lawn Tuesday, April 9 at 3 p.m. And talking about picture day! 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, contact Amee Hennig to schedule a time for a new photo.

    Save the Date: UA to Rename OSC to James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences, Public Celebration

    The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences will be renamed in honor of Professor Emeritus James C. Wyant, the college's founding dean. Save the date for the special event taking place on April 23, 2019 at the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences. Read more about the renaming of the college.

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    International Semester in Photonics

    Apply for this exciting opportunity to study photonics in Paris! Includes 30 ECTS of Master level courses taught in English covering a wide range of topics: wave optics, optical design, opto-electronics, laser physics, polarization, scientific computation as well as Financial Management and Foreign language classes. 

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    NCU Student Exchange Program and Scholarship

    The Department of Optics and Photonics (DOP), National Central University in Taiwan invites scholarship applications for incoming exchange students for Summer 2019 (2 months starting in mid-May or June). 

    Upcoming Events

    OSC Colloquium: Mark Saffman

    Mar. 21, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    SOCk Camping Trip Info Session

    Mar. 22, 12 p.m., Meinel 410

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    Stephen F. Jacobs Memorial & Remembrance Service

    Mar. 22, 3 - 6 p.m., Meinel 307

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    SOCk Happy Hour

    Mar. 22, 3 - 6 p.m., Gentle Ben's

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    OSC Colloquium: Canceled

    Mar. 28

    CodeV Optimization Discussion

    Mar. 29, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Meinel 547

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    OSC Colloquium: Dr. Keith Doyle

    Apr. 4, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    OSC Group Photo Day

    Apr. 9, 3 p.m., West Lawn, Meinel Building

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    Tech Launch Arizona: Routing and Re-routing your Way to Impact, A Chat with Mapquest Co-founder Barry Glick

    Apr. 10, 12 - 1 p.m., Old Main Silver @ Sage Room

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    OSC Colloquium: Buddy Martin

    Apr. 11, 3:30 - 5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    OSC Colloquium: Daniel Ou-Yang

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

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    Laser Fun Day

    Apr 20, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Meinel Building

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    Contracts & Grants

    International Workshop on Quantum Network Science

    Principal Investigator: Saikat Guha

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    Spectroscopy of Biomass Burning

    Principal Investigator: Mark Phillips

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    Performance of Toric and Extended Depth of Focus Lenses

    Principal Investigator: Jim Schwiegerling

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    Optical Diagnostics for Sensing and Characterization of Chemical and Radiological Materials

    Principal Investigator: Jason Jones & Mark Phillips

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    Superlative Staff

    Superlative Staff: February SPOT & 1st Quarter Peer to Peer

    OSC Staff Recognition Program

    Congratulations to OSC's latest Staff Recognition Award winners! Hillary Mathis is our February SPOT Award recipient, while Mark Rodriguez receives the 1st Quarter Peer-to-Peer award. 

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