Oct. 29 | The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences Newsletter


    NSF Features CIAN Research

    The National Science Foundation recently visited CIAN and discussed cutting-edge 3-D hologram technology. Through a short video, professors Nasser Peyghambarian, Lloyd J. LaComb Jr. and Pierre-Alexandre Blanche describe the challenges associated with bringing 3-D holograms to your living room.

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    Etendue: Catherine Merrill

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    Welcome to Etendue, featuring interesting and accomplished individuals known for their leadership and contributions both with their careers and the College of Optical Sciences, in their own words. (For a similar view on the college’s best and brightest – our students – please check out Another Wavelength among our Students in the Spotlight.)

    This week, we hear from Catherine (Cat) Merrill, M.S. 2005.

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    Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Awards Call for Nominations

    The Graduate College has opened a call for nominations of awards to acknowledge faculty and professionals who excel in their teaching and mentoring of graduate and professional students. Candidates may be nominated by students, staff, faculty members, department heads, graduate program directors or deans.

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    Engineering Sorority Charity Dinner

    UA's Engineering Sorority, Phi Sigma Rho, is hosting a charity dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 5-7 p.m. to raise donations for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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    Upcoming Events

    Colloquium: Hao Xin

    Oct. 29, 3:30-5 p.m., Meinel 307

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    Colloquium: Sae Woo Nam

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

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    No Classes

    Nov. 11: Veterans Day

    Breault Research Organization Introduction to ASAP

    Nov. 17-20; registration required

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    Media Mentions

    Contracts & Grants

    Center for Quantum Information and Control

    Principal Investigator: Poul Jessen

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    New Horizons, TAACCT

    Principal Investigator: Alan Kost

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    Students in the Spotlight

    Dean's List Recipients Announced

    Congratulations to the College of Optical Sciences B.S. in OSE undergrads that made the Dean's List for the spring 2015 semester.

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    Industrial Affiliate Updates

    KLA-Tencor Corp. to Host Info Session

    KLA-Tencor Corp., a Leadership Partner in the college's Industrial Affiliates program, will hold an information session on Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Meinel 307. Pizza and refreshments will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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    Edmund Optics Info Session and Interviews

    Edmund Optics, a Principal Industrial Affiliates partner, will be hosting an info session on Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. in Meinel 307. Food and drinks will be provided. There will be interviews on Nov. 5-6 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Meinel 821. To reserve an interview time, email humanresources@edmundoptics.com.

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    Lockheed Martin Info Session

    Lockheed Martin, a Leadership Partner in our Industrial Affiliates program, will be hosting an info session on Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. in Meinel 307. Keep an eye out for more information on this info session, coming soon.

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    Employment Opportunities