Nov. 21 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    Save the Date: OSC Alumni & Industrial Affiliates Reception

    OSC Alumni and Industrial Affiliates Reception
    Held in conjunction with SPIE Photonics West - San Francisco

    Tuesday, February 4, 2020
    5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    W Hotel San Francisco
    181 3rd St.
    San Francisco, CA  94103

    Registration coming soon…

    International Scholar Academy Selects OSC Postdoc & Visiting Professor

    Congratulations to Victor Dubrovin and Kinam Joo who were selected for the International Scholar Academy. The program is "designed to accelerate the professional development of emerging leaders in the UA international faculty and scholar community." The official 2019-20 International Scholar Academy booklet is available and can be downloaded here.

    Upcoming Events

    Dissertation Defense: Alex Erstad

    Nov. 21, 3:00 p.m., Meinel 647

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    OSC Colloquium: Grover Swartzlander

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

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    Aloha Friday

    Nov. 22, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Meinel 3rd Floor Lobby

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    Dissertation Defense: Ross Uthoff

    Nov. 27, 11:30 a.m., Franken Conference Room (Meinel 821)

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    No Classes / Thanksgiving Day

    Nov. 28 - 29

    OSC Colloquium: Canceled - Thanksgiving Recess

    Nov. 28

    Nofzig on a Twig

    Dec. 2 - 11

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    OSC Colloquium: Jeffrey Shapiro

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

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    Last day of classes / Hot Chocolate Social

    Dec. 11

    OSC Holiday Party

    Dec. 12, 12 - 1:30 p.m., Meinel 3rd Floor Lobby

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    OSC Colloquium: Canceled - Finals Week

    Dec. 12

    Media Mentions

    Faculty Distinctions

    Vukobratovich Recieves 2020 SPIE President's Award

    Congratulations to Adjunct Research Scientist, Daniel Vukobratovich, recipient of the 2020 SPIE President's Award.

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    Contracts & Grants

    Support for the Post-Launch Radiometric Calibration and Product Validation of Landsat Sensors

    Principal Investigator: Jeffrey S. Czapla-Myers

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    Demonstration of Optical Neural Network

    Principal Investigator: Pierre-Alexandre Blanche

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    Alumni Dispatches

    OSC Alumnus Selected as Recipient for 2020 SPIE Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Award in Optical Design

    Congratulations are in order for OSC Alumnus, John R. Rogers, who received the 2020 SPIE Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Award in Optical Design. 

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    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    Apply Today! ASML PhD Tech and Career Symposium

    ASML, OSC Industrial Affiliate member, is hosting their second PhD Tech and Career Symposium in March 2020. Students must apply by December 8, 2019.

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    Superlative Staff

    Superlative Staff: September SPOT & 3rd Quarter Peer to Peer

    OSC Staff Recognition Program

    Congratulations to OSC's latest Staff Recognition Award winners! Brianna Moreno is our September SPOT Award recipient, while Linda Schadler receives the 3rd Quarter Peer-to-Peer award. 

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    Watts Happening

    OSC 2019 Spirit Week & Holiday Celebrations

    Faculty, Staff, and Students are all invited to the Annual Staff Recognition & Holiday Luncheon at the Wyant College of Optical Sciences on Dec. 12 at noon in the Meinel 3rd Floor Lobby. Join us for fun, food, and celebration! 

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    OSC Halloween and Family Fun Day Photos Available

    OSC had two spooky events, right around Halloween: The annual Halloween Party and the first ever OSC Family Fun Day. And there are plenty of fun pictures to showcase them. Check them out, request a high resolution image, and enjoy the memories! Halloween Party 2019 | OSC Family Fun Day 2019