Sept. 24 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    REFLECTIONS: HARRISON H. BARRETT

    Welcome to Reflections, a series of biographies featuring OSC Emeritus faculty, written by Tammy Orr. This month, we highlight Harrison H. Barrett.

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    JOIN US TO CELEBRATE OUR SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES & GENEROUS DONORS

    Join us online Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. to celebrate OSC Scholarship Awardees and our generous donors. 

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    CALL FOR POSTER & LAB PRESENTATIONS: OSC'S VIRTUAL IA PROGRAM

    OSC's Fall Industrial Affiliates program is quickly approaching and we are seeking students who are interested in sharing their exciting discoveries and research with our IA partners through virtual poster presentation and lab tours. Complete this form to share your interest.

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    OSA INVITES OSC TO ATTEND WEBINAR SERIES

    The Optical Society has invited OSC students, faculty, and staff to join OSA for the second portion of their From Surviving to Thriving webinar series.

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    2020 STUDENT INNOVATION CHALLENGE

    Attention student inventors! Tech Launch Arizona has started a Student Innovation Challenge, making up to $50,000 available to fund impactful student projects. Do you have a problem-and-solution in mind that needs funding to get it off the ground? Learn more and apply. Informational webinar on Sept. 29, applications due Oct. 12. 

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    OSC COLLOQUIUM: TOM BAER
    Sept. 24, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., Zoom
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    SOCK COMMUNITY SPEAKERS: TRENT BRENDEL
    Sept. 25, 12 p.m., Zoom
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    PRACTICAL OPTICS WORKSHOP: LIGHTTOOLS AND LATTES
    Sept. 25, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Zoom
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    OSC COLLOQUIUM: HUI CAO
    Oct. 1, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., Zoom
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    SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS CEREMONY 2020
    Oct. 2, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Zoom
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    OSC COLLOQUIUM: MARK SCHNITZER
    Oct. 8, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., Zoom
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    PRACTICAL OPTICS WORKSHOP: OPTIMIZATION USING ZEMAX OPTICSTUDIO
    Oct. 9, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Zoom
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    OSC COLLOQUIUM: MARIN SOLJACIC
    Oct. 15, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., Zoom
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    PRACTICAL OPTICS WORKSHOP: ADVANCED TOPICS: TOLERANCING IN OPTICSTUDIO
    Oct. 23, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Zoom
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    MEDIA MENTIONS

    FACULTY DISTINCTIONS

    HONG HUA SELECTED AS FINALIST FOR 2020 GOVERNOR'S CELEBRATION OF INNOVATION

    Congratulations to Professor Hong Hua who was recently selected as a finalist for the Academic Innovator of the Year for the 2020 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards presented by the Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority. 

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    CONTRACTS & GRANTS

    INFORMATION RICH SEQUENTIAL ADAPTIVE MODAL PROJECTIONS FOR SUPER-RESOLUTION IMAGING
    Principal Investigator: Saikat Guha & Amit Ashok
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    HIGH-ALTITUDE BALLOON DEMONSTRATION AND OBSERVATIONS WITH A NOVEL LWIR SPECTRO-POLARIMETER FOR FUTURE CUBESAT APPLICATIONS
    Principal Investigator: Meredith K. Kupinski
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    STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    CONGRATULATIONS, LAUREN SCHATZ

    A big congratulations to Ph.D. student Lauren Schatz, mentored by Associate Professor Michael Hart, for her selection to receive one of the 2020 Ada I. Pressman Memorial Scholarships from the Society of Women Engineers! Lauren has received this award for the second year in a row. 

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    INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES UPDATES

    WELCOME, DANBURY MISSION TECHNOLOGIES

    The Wyant College of Optical Sciences would like to extend a hearty welcome to Danbury Mission Technologies as the newest Industrial Affiliates Leadership Partner. 

    WATTS HAPPENING

    OSC STUDENTS ARE ONLINE FOR VIRTUAL OUTREACH!

    Join us online for exciting new outreach demonstrations and activities! Learn more about what our students are up to and how you can learn about optics virtually. View last semester's outreach activities and this semester's new outreach activities live on our Facebook and Youtube channels! Find recordings of our activities listed here. Interested in volunteering for OSC virtual outreach? Contact Hillary Mathis!

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

    Find these and more employment opportunities on our website!