Nov. 8 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    Announcements

    WiO Hosts Movie Night

    The OSC Women in Optics student group is hosting a special media club session tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. in the Franken Conference Room. They're scheduled to show "Waiting for 'Superman,'" a 2010 documentary about some of the challenges within the American public school system.

    There will be snacks.

    8th Floor Unavailable Nov. 12-13

    The Franken Conference Room and eighth-floor breakout area in the west wing of the Meinel Building will be occupied on Monday, Nov. 12, and Tuesday, Nov. 13, for a workshop reservation.

    Upcoming Info Sessions

    November is a good month to learn about potential employers and other opportunities; provided below are the information sessions and networking events scheduled for the next week:

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    Zemax Users Group to Meet

    The Zemax Users Group will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Franken Conference Room. All current users of the program are invited to learn about Radiant Zemax's newest optical and illumination design simulation software, Zemax 12.

    Events

    Colloquium: Kyle J. Myers

    Thursday, Nov. 8, 3:30 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Community Speakers Series: Kathryn Kellner

    Friday, Nov. 9, noon, Meinel 408/410

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    UA Collegiate and Campus Showcase: Jim Schwiegerling

    Friday, Nov. 9, 1:30 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Ph.D. Defense: Matthew Jungwirth

    Friday, Nov. 9, 2:15 p.m., Meinel 408

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    Alumna of the Year Award Ceremony

    Friday, Nov. 9, 3 p.m., SUMC Grand Ballroom

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    No Classes

    Monday, Nov. 12

    Colloquium: Paul Chaikin

    Thursday, Nov. 15, 3:30 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Students in the Spotlight

    Chaix Wins Award for Paper

    Cecile Chaix, a Ph.D. student in Lars Furenlid's lab, received second place last week in the Medical Imaging Conference division of the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference in Anaheim, Calif., for her paper "The AdaptiSPECT Pinhole Aperture."

    Faculty Distinctions

    Pau Elected OSA Fellow

    The Optical Society (OSA) has named College of Optical Sciences associate professor Stanley Pau a member of its most recent class of fellows.

    Contracts & Grants

    Deep Ultraviolet Laser For Raman Spectroscopy

    Principal Investigator: Yushi Kaneda

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    Photonic Integration for Coherent Optics

    Principal Investigator: Thomas L. Koch

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    Media Mentions

    Guyon Talks MacArthur in Nature

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    Simmons Potter and Fox Send Optics to Space

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    OSA Notes Myers' OSC Alumna of the Year Award

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    Industrial Affiliates

    Welcome Cymer Inc. to the Industrial Affiliates Program

    Lithography light source leader Cymer Inc. has become the latest member of the college's lauded Industrial Affiliates program. We look forward to learning from and growing with them, as well as further strengthening the ties between OSC and the optics industry.

    Watts Happening

    Adjunct Professor Oka Turns Chef


    Not long after the Optics & Photonics Japan 2012 conference, adjunct professor of optical sciences Kazuhiko Oka of Hokkaido University (Japan) was found at Hanamizuki, a local restaurant, lending a hand at a celebratory SPIE dinner.

    Employment Opportunities

    Optical Engineer | Air Force Research Laboratory

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    Optical Researcher | HUA Inc.

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