May 30 | The University of Arizona James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Make it Happen at the Wyant College of Optical Sciences

    Tech Launch Arizona is here to help faculty and students at the Wyant College of Optical Sciences MAKE IT HAPPEN! 

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    Feature your Research on the OSC Website

    Would you love for your research and recent papers to be featured on the OSC Website!? Email Amee Hennig, Media Content Manager, with a recent research paper to be considered for inclusion on our Research Specialties page.

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    Watts Up! Summer Schedule

    As the campus bustle slows down the Watts Up will follow suit! Watts Up! will be released on a monthly basis during the summer months, on the last Thursday of each month. Watts Up! regular bi-weekly schedule will resume after classes are back in session. Please continue to send story ideas to Media Content Manager, Amee Hennig.

    Upcoming Events

    Outreach Training: Optical Forensics Activity

    June 7, 1 p.m., Meinel 438

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    SEA Women in STEM Camp

    June 23 - 28, Meinel Building

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    Students in the Spotlight

    OSC Student Selected for Ada I. Pressman Memorial Scholarship

    A big congratulations to Lauren Schatz who was selected by the Society of Women Engineers to receive the 2019-2020 Ada I. Pressman Memorial Scholarship! 

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    Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship Awarded to OSC Student

    Congratulations to Micaehla May, who has been selected for the 2019 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship awarded by SPIE. 

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    Alumni Dispatches

    OSC Alumnus, Inaugural Bernard J. Couillaud Prize Winner

    David Carlson, OSC alumnus who received his Ph.D. in 2016, is the inaugural Bernard J. Couillaud Prize winner. Carlson is now a postdoctoral researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He received the award at CLEO: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, San Jose, Calif., U.S.A, 5-10 May 2019. Carlson's winning proposal concerns development of the material tantala (Ta2O5) as a platform for nonlinear integrated photonics technology. Congratulations, David!

    Watts Happening

    Outreach Training: Optical Forensics Activity

    Calling all outreach gurus and novices! If you are interested in learning how to do the "Who dun it!" Optical Forensics Activity created by Dr. Lloyd LaComb—this includes setting it up and presenting the demo, then now is your chance! As one of OSC’s most popular demos, we are excited to have Dr. LaComb present this training session on Friday, June 7th at 1 p.m. If you are interested, please register by emailing Trin Riojas

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