March 2 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    OSC Presentations at Festival of Books

    College of Optical Sciences at the Tucson Festival of Books

    OSC will be participating in the Science City portion of the Tucson Festival of Books, presenting five fascinating open lectures and numerous optics demonstrations on March 11.

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    NCU Student Exchange Scholarship Opportunity

    The Department of Optics and Photonics, National Central University, Taiwan, invites scholarship applications for incoming exchange students for the 2017 Summer (June – July, internship) and Fall (Sept. – Jan., regular semester) time periods.

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    Are You A Very Impressive Presenter?

    If you answered "Yes!" and are a current OSC undergraduate or graduate student, the Student Optics Chapter (SOCk) needs your help. 

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    W. Wright Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

    The W. Wright Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist women who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Application submission deadline is May 1, 2017, and only the first 100 submitted applications will be accepted.

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    Upcoming Events

    Special Presentation: Daniel Kilper

    March 3, 11 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    Colloquium: Yang Li

    March 9, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Tucson Festival of Books - Optical Sciences Public Lectures

    March 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Colloquium: Jed Hancock

    March 23, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Laser Fun Day 2017

    March 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Meinel Building

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    Spring 2017 Industrial Affiliates Corporate Showcase and Career Fair

    March 27, 4-6 p.m., Dan Dunlop Stadium Club, RSVP required

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    Spring 2017 Industrial Affiliates Workshop

    March 28-29

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    Colloquium: Leilei Peng

    March 30, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Contracts & Grants

    Development of the Key Instruments for the Multiphoton Nonlinear Hyper-Resolution Imaging & Post Processing of Free Form Optics - Phase IV

    Principal Investigator(s): Young Sik Kim, Dae Wook Kim

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    Optical Sensor Suite for Anchoring Debris Models - SBIR Phase II

    Principal Investigator: Jim Schwiegerling

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    Students in the Spotlight

    Bradley, WISE Highlighted in Desert Leaf

    Ph.D. graduate student Christine Bradley was recently mentioned in the March 2017 issue of Desert Leaf magazine.

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    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    Spring IA Workshop & Showcase

    Spring 2017 OSC Industrial Affiliates Corporate Showcase & Workshop

    All OSC Industrial Affiliates should have received an email invitation with full event and registration details.

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    Watts Happening

    In Memoriam: Dror Sarid

    In Memoriam - OSC Emeritus Professor Dror Sarid

    Professor Emeritus of Optical Sciences Dror Sarid passed away last week at age 79. A private and intimate service was held for friends and family on Feb. 26, 2017. Dror began his career at OSC in 1980, and was granted Emeritus status after his retirement from the college in 2010.

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    Employment Opportunities