Oct. 12 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    OSC Halloween Festivities

    OSC Halloween Festivities

    For all the ghouls, ghosts and Halloween lovers at OSC, prepare yourselves for some fun! On Tuesday, Oct. 31, starting at 3 p.m., the College is going to have contests for best costume, pumpkin crafting, and door decorating. 

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    Kidger Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

    The prestigious Michael Kidger Memorial Scholarship in Optical Design is now accepting applications for 2018. All interested students are encourage to apply.

    Jacobs' Wavy Gratings Book Available

    Stephen Jacobs at the installation of his Wavy Grating atop Tucson City Hall

    Professor Emeritus Stephen F. Jacobs has generously donated a large book entitled City Hall Rainbow Project to the Fred A. Hopf Reading Room, located next to the Academic Programs office. 

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    Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows Program

    The Beckman Institute offers three postdoctoral fellows programs to support outstanding young scientists at the Beckman Institute: the Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows Program, the Beckman–Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellows Program and the Carle Foundation Hospital–Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellows Program. Application deadline is Nov. 26, 2017.

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    Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award Nominations

    The Graduate College has issued a call for nominations of awards to acknowledge faculty and professionals who excel in their teaching and mentoring of graduate and professional students. Two such awards will be given, and each winner will receive a check for $2,500, a medallion and plaque. The two award recipients will be honored during the Awards of Distinction Reception and Ceremony in spring of 2018. Nomination packets are due by January 12, 2018.

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    Upcoming Events

    Colloquium: Jennifer Barton

    Oct. 19, 3:30-5 p.m. - Meinel 307

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    Industrial Affiliates Corporate Showcase

    Oct. 23, 3-8 p.m., Dan Dunlop Stadium Club, UA Football Stadium, RSVP required

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    Industrial Affiliates Workshop

    Oct. 24-25, Meinel Building, RSVP required

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    Colloquium: Leilei Peng

    Oct. 26, 3:30-5 p.m. - Meinel 307

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    Media Mentions

    Faculty Distinctions

    OSC Faculty Finalists in Innovator of the Year Awards

    Robert Norwood and Nasser Peyghambarian win Innovator of the Year Awards

    OSC Professors Robert A. Norwood and Nasser Peyghambarian have been announced as finalists in the Innovator of the Year in Acadamia award as part of the 14th annual Governor's Celebration of Innovation.

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    Contracts & Grants

    Mode Sorting Receivers for Super-Resolution Imaging

    Principal Investigator: Saikat Guha

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    Industrial Affiliates Updates

    Welcome, New Affiliates

    OSC would like to introduce two new members to our Industrial Affiliates program. Apple, one of the leading technology innovators, and Night Vision Electronic Sensors, a world-class government research laboratory, both join us as Leadership partners. 

    Employment Opportunities

    Internal Opportunities

    Industrial Affiliates