Mar. 24 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    NAE MEMBER BUSINESS MEETING & PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM

    This meeting will explore the latest advances in high contrast, high resolution imaging technologies enabling unprecedented breakthroughs in scientific exploration, ranging from new coronagraphs and techniques for exoplanet discovery to deep tissue in-vivo brain imaging. NAE Member-only meeting from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Public Symposium & Reception from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    Find Details | View the Full Agenda | Registration is Closed

    THE WYANT COLLEGE WOMEN IN RESEARCH

    In this issue, we recognize Wyant College Assistant Professor Tsu-Te Judith Su and Alumna Marija Strojnik (Scholl) (OSC M.S. 1977 & Ph.D. 1979).  

    RSVP TO LASER FUN DAY

    The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences will hold its annual Laser Fun Day in-person on the University of Arizona campus. This year's educational extravaganza takes place on Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wyant College of Optical Sciences. WANT TO VOLUNTEER?

    WYANT COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT | MAY 12

    The Wyant College cordially invites students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends of the college to join us in the Student Union Memorial, South Ballroom, for the 2022 Spring Commencement Ceremony.

    More details | RSVP

    UARIZONA FULBRIGHT WEEK | APRIL 4 - 8

    Faculty, Staff, and all Students, don't miss this great opportunity to learn more about how you can apply for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. The Scholar Program offers diverse opportunities for U.S. academics, administrators and professionals to teach, research, do professional projects and attend seminars abroad. More details on the UArizona Fulbright Week.

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    CANCELED - OSC COLLOQUIUM: KYUNG-SOO CHOI
    March 24, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Meinel 307

    OSC JOURNAL CLUB
    March 25, 4:00 p.m., Meinel 307

    WIO WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH MOVIE NIGHT
    March 25, 5:00 p.m., Meinel 410

    2022 NAE REGIONAL MEETING
    March 30, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Kuiper Auditorium 308 & Atrium

    OSC COLLOQUIUM: THOMAS ALLISON
    March 31, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Meinel 307

    LASER FUN DAY
    April 2, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Meinel Building

    OSC COLLOQUIUM: MARKUS RASCHKE
    April 7, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Meinel 307

    OSC JOURNAL CLUB
    April 8, 4:00 p.m., Meinel 307

    SOCK ANNUAL CAMPING TRIP TO MT. GRAHAM
    April 9, Mt. Graham and Large Binocular Telescope

    MEDIA MENTIONS

    FACULTY DISTINCTIONS

    SAIKAT GUHA FEATURED AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER: OPTICA QUANTUM TECHNOLOGIES WORKSHOP

    Wyant College of Optical Sciences Professor Saikat Guha will speak April 20th as the Keynote Speaker for the Optica Workshop "Quantum Technologies: Where are we at?" Register to attend.

    CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE - ACCEPTING FACULTY APPLICATIONS

    The Culturally Responsive Curriculum Development Institute (CRCDI) is a week-long, summer immersion focused on training and coaching faculty and instructors towards the implementation of culturally responsive practices and pedagogy into existing courses of all modalities, including distance and online learning environments. All faculty are encouraged to apply, with the support of their Department Head. Faculty members who complete the Curriculum Development Institute, including redesigning through a culturally responsive lens, will receive a $1000 stipend. Learn more.

    CONTRACTS & GRANTS

    REDUCING DISPARITIES IN ESOPHAGEAL CANCER SCREENING FOR MEXICAN-HISPANIC PATIENTS WITH TARGETED MULTISPECTRAL AND POLARIZATION-SENSITIVE IMAGING
    Principal Investigator: Travis Sawyer

    OPTIMIZING ENTANGLEMENT TO ATTAIN QUANTUM LIMIT OF LONG-BASELINE IMAGING
    Principal Investigator: Saikat Guha

    STRONG-COUPLING REGIME IN ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSES INTERACTING WITH FREE CARRIERS AND PLASMAS IN BULK AND STRUCTURED MEDIA
    Principal Investigator: Miroslav Kolesik

    STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    WYANT COLLEGE STUDENTS NAMED 2022-2023 ARCS FOUNDATION SCHOLARS

    Two Wyant College students have joined the ranks of Wyant College students named ARCS Foundation Scholars. Congratulations, Kevin and Christian! Read more to learn about past recipients and the award.

    ANOTHER WAVELENGTH: WILL REYNOLDS

    This week in Another Wavelength, we chat with Junior, undergraduate student Will Reynolds. Will is working as a research assistant for Professor Ron Driggers.  

    KEVIN CHEW FIGUEROA NAMED FINALIST IN META PHOTONICS & OPTICS 2022 PH.D. RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION

    Wyant College Ph.D. student, Kevin Chew Figueroa, made it to the finalists category for the Meta Photonics & Optics 2022 Ph.D. Research Fellowship Competition. With over 2,300 submitted applications from 100 universities worldwide for the fellowship program, we are all so proud of Kevin's application and hard work. Congratulations, Kevin! We hope you and many others from the Wyant College apply again next year! In the meantime, Kevin accepted a six-month internship with Meta Reality Labs Display Systems Research and will return to OSC in December 2022.

    OPTICA FOUNDATION NEXTGEN INSTITUTE - REGISTER TODAY

    Students, are you interested in working in the optics and photonics industry, becoming an entrepreneur, or building your resume? In that case, the Innovation School and Career Accelerator are options you should consider.

    Register for Career Accelerator | Register for Innovation School

    II-VI FOUNDATION OFFERS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

    The II-VI Foundation has an amazing opportunity available for Wyant College undergraduate students. The total potential scholarship award is $35,000. Learn more on the flyer. Apply on the website.

    UNDERGRADUATE & GRADAUTE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

    Many exciting scholarship opportunities are currently available. Don't miss these deadlines!

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