The College of Optical Sciences is internationally recognized for its innovative and unusually comprehensive research programs. Our research encompasses a broad set of technologies and techniques for exploiting the properties and applications of light, touching virtually every field of science and industry. Our faculty are innovative and decorated — and constantly expanding the boundaries of optics knowledge.

To learn more about the types of research done at the college and by individual professors, please see our Faculty Specialties section.

For a list of intra- and inter-university initiatives with which our faculty participate, please see the Centers page.

And for information about funding for research projects, please the Support section or contact the Contracts and Grants staff.