May 5 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    RSVP for NAE Regional Meeting

    Just under a week remains to register for the May 20 National Academy of Engineering Regional Meeting. This free event, which features some of the most exciting names in optics and astronomy, will discuss potentially hazardous asteroids and potentially habitable extrasolar planets; big telescopes and bigger plans; and the ways in which making mirrors may make solar energy more affordable.

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    Pate Scholarship: Application and Announcement

    The Michael Pate Optical Sciences Memorial Scholarship is accepting applications for its 2013 award through June 30.

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    Show Your Support with a Spiffy Shirt

    As graduation approaches and so many scholars prepare to bid farewell to the fair halls of Meinel, OSC hopes that all of its graduates will take an important piece of the college with them.

    And buying an OSC shirt, hat or mug is a great way to do just that! We encourage everyone — even those faculty, staff, students and alumni who aren't saying goodbye this month — to take a look at the College of Optical Sciences online store.

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    Webinar on Biomedical Optics

    At 8 a.m. on May 14, associate professor Rongguang Liang will give a one-hour webinar on the fundamentals of optics in biomedical applications. Sponsored by Hamamatsu Photonics and Industrial Affiliates member Radiant Zemax, this webcast is free of charge.

    Register Now for AZ Women in Higher Ed Conference

    The 2013 Arizona Women in Higher Education conference, "Creating Community in a Changing World," will be held June 6-7 in Flagstaff at the High Country Conference Center.

    With speakers from colleges and universities around the state, the conference features sessions on networking, negotiation and "surviving the doctoral journey." Registration is $150 and open now, with lodging discounts available through May 10.

    Events

    Star Party

    May 7, dusk-9 p.m., C.E. Rose K-8 School

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    Pre-Commencement Celebration

    May 10, 4:30-6 p.m., SUMC South Ballroom

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    Undergraduate and Master's Degree Commencement

    May 10, 7:30 p.m., Arizona Stadium

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    Doctoral Degree Commencement

    May 11, 11 a.m., Centennial Hall

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    Media Mentions

    Harvard Sees Stars Through GMT with OSC's Help

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    Students in the Spotlight

    Seniors Shine at Engineering Design Day

    OSC's undergraduate Class of 2013 is a talented bunch, and the performance of their senior capstones at the April 30 Engineering Design Day certainly proved it.

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    Senior, Teaching Assistant Recognized by College of Engineering

    The UA College of Engineering celebrated its spring 2013 outstanding students and student teachers in a special luncheon on the first day of May. Representing OSC were senior Hannah Grant, who was nominated for the honor by professor Robert A. Norwood, and M.S. student Eric Herman, who was lauded for his work in OPTI 380B by professor J. Scott Tyo.

    For a slideshow that includes our winners as well as words from their nominators, please see Arizona Engineer Online on the College of Engineering website.

    Employment Opportunities

    Expert Modeler | Alcon Research Ltd.

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    Machine Vision Intern | Safran Morpho Detection

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    Optical Engineer | SBG Labs

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    Optical-Mechanical Engineer | NASA

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    Optical Test and Measurement Engineer | SBG Labs

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    Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer (Multiple Positions) | Belcan Engineering

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    Postdoctoral Researcher | Sandia National Laboratories

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    Postdoctoral Researcher | Sandia National Laboratories

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    Postdoctoral Researcher | Sandia National Laboratories

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    Postdoctoral Researchers (2 positions) | Sandia National Laboratories

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    Postdoctoral Researchers (2 positions) | Sandia National Laboratories

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    Senior Optical Engineer | SBG Labs

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    Senior Optics Engineer | Sunkist Research

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    Various Positions | KLA Tencor Israel

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