QuickNews

Here you'll find the latest, greatest exploits of the College of Optical Sciences in short and simple soundbite format. QuickNews items are collected in Watts Up!, the college's biweekly newsletter. Subscribe today!
 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Congratulations to Travis Sawyer who has received The 2019 Silver Inspiring Optical Innovation Award from Edmund Optics. Sawyer's award is for the development of a novel endoscope for early detection of esophageal cancer. The device uses...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Jasmine Sears, graduate of the Wyant College in August 2017, was featured in the Seattle Times for her work on the boards of two nonprofits, Hey Mentor and Para Los Niños. Sears' employer, Facebook Reality Labs, has been working with...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
The Wyant College is seeking to create excellence in the area of intelligent optical systems and establish a hub for scientists of all disciplines to collaborate and innovate. With this in mind, the college is creating new faculty endowed chair...
Monday, October 21, 2019
Professor Roland V. Shack passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Dr. Shack was a legend in the optical engineering field and lived a full and long life of 92-years. Dean Koch reflected on Dr. Shack's impact...
Monday, October 21, 2019
Congratulations to Industrial Affiliates Leadership Partner, Optimax Systems Inc., for receiving the Rochester Business Journal 2019 Technology & Manufacturing Workforce Development Award.  The Rochester Technology & Manufacturing Award...
Thursday, October 10, 2019
This month in Another Wavelength, we chat with Ph.D. Student Emily Finan, currently mentored by Tom Milster.Where are you from? I am originally from upstate New York, lived in Hawaii for several years, attended high school in East...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
In recogniation of the newly created John Paul Schaefer, PhD Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences a special lunch was held to present the chair to Dr. Schaefer. Photos of the special event are now available. Read the press release.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Optical Support, Inc. is a new Associate Member of the Wyant College Industrial Affiliates Program. Welcome!
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
A big welcome to LaCroix Precision Optics as one of our newest Industrial Affiliates Members!
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
The application for the 2020 Michael Kidger Memorial Scholarship in Optical Design is now available. The Scholarship is to be awarded to a student of optical design, where the term 'optical design' is meant to include lens design,...