Apr. 8 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    WYANT COLLEGE IN-PERSON COMMENCEMENT 2021

    The Wyant College commencement ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. on May 14 in the Arizona Stadium in partnership with the College of Engineering. Each graduating student will be allowed up to four in-person, ticketed guests. More details are available here.

      CENTER FOR QUANTUM NETWORKS ERC FEATURED BY WHITE HOUSE

      The National Quantum Initiative website and the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy Twitter (@WHOSTP) featured UArizona's Center for Quantum Networks (CQN) Engineering Research Center (ERC) April 7, 2021. 

      GRAND CHALLENGES RESEARCH BUILDING
      COMING SOON

      It is with great excitement that we share the virtual walkthrough of the University of Arizona's newest building, the Grand Challenges Research Building (GCRB). Watch it here!

        TLA IMPACT SOFTWARE / APP CHALLENGE

        Do you know of a problem that can be solved with software? Do you have a great idea for a mobile app but don’t know where to start? Want help – and funding – to bring your solution to life? Up to $150,000 in project funding will be awarded. Application deadline: APRIL 26, 2021.

          UPCOMING EVENTS

          OSC COLLOQUIUM: KAUSHIK SENGUPTA
          April 8, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Zoom

          POW PRESENTATION: CODE V CAFÉ ADVANCED TOPICS - CANCELED
          April 9

          OSC COLLOQUIUM: REBECCA RICHARDS-KORTUM
          April 15, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Zoom

          10TH ANNUAL LASER FUN DAY
          April 17, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Live Streamed

          READING DAY
          April 21

          OSC COLLOQUIUM: LAMBERTUS (BERT) HESSELINK
          April 22, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Zoom

          POW PRESENTATION: LIGHTTOOLS AND LATTES ADVANCED TOPICS - CANCELED
          April 23

          TLA PRESENTATION: FROM MAKER TO USER: HOW ONE OPSCI RESEARCHER MADE IT HAPPEN
          April 27, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Virtual

          OSC COLLOQUIUM: NADER ENGHETA
          April 29, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Zoom

          LAST DAY OF CLASSES
          May 5

          READING DAY
          May 6

          FINAL EXAMINATIONS
          May 7 - May 13

          UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT
          May 14, 7:00 p.m., Arizona Stadium

          MEDIA MENTIONS

          CONTRACTS & GRANTS

          IIBR INSTRUMENTATION: ALL REFLECTIVE MICROSCOPY FOR BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH
          Principal Investigator: Rongguang Liang

          STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

          ANOTHER WAVELENGTH: JENNIFER LUMBRES

          Today in Another Wavelength, we chat with 7th year Ph.D. Student Jennifer Lumbres currently advised by Dr. Jared Males (Steward Observatory) and Associate Prof. Olivier Guyon, through the Extreme Wavefront Control Laboratory at Steward Observatory.

          ASHLESHA PATIL FEATURED IN UARIZONA WONDER CAMPAIGN

          Ashlesha Patil, a Wyant College Ph.D. student, was selected for the UArizona's most recent Wonder video. Ashlesha shares in the video how "Wonder Makes me Build." Watch it!

          SUPERLATIVE STAFF

          CONGRATULATIONS & FAREWELL, KRISTIN

          Kristin Stone has accepted a new position as the Executive Assistant for the Dean's Suite at the College of Medicine. Her last day at the Wyant College was Friday, April 2. We'll miss you Kristin! Congratulations and thank you for everything you've done for the Wyant College! Read more about Kristin's time at OSC and her new opportunity.

          WATTS HAPPENING

          JOIN US ONLINE FOR LASER FUN DAY, APRIL 17

          The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences will hold its tenth annual Laser Fun Day virtually as SOCk, the official undergraduate and graduate student optics organization, brings the science of optics alive for all ages. The educational extravaganza takes place on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. virtually on the Wyant College Facebook Live page and live on the Laser Fun Day website.

            A CONVERSATION WITH PROFESSOR & INVENTOR 
            JIM SCHWIEGERLING

            Join Tech Launch Arizona April 27 at 12 p.m. as they speak with Optical Sciences and Ophthalmology Professor Jim Schwiegerling, who is also the inventor of an intraocular trifocal lens for people with cataracts or myopia. Register to attend virtually.

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