June 30 | The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences Newsletter

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    FOUR NEW ENDOWED CHAIRS FILLED AT THE WYANT COLLEGE OF OPTICAL SCIENCES

    The Wyant College of Optical Sciences is excited to announce that four of the new Endowed Chairs in Optical Sciences enabled by our generous donor community have been filled. These include the first endowed chair established in 2018 by Harrison and Catherine Barrett, the Harrison H. and Catherine C. Barrett Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences for Cancer Imaging, and three more endowments respectively named for SPIEDr. John Paul Schaefer, and Prof. Nasser Peyghambarian.

    IN MEMORIAM: JAMES BRECKINRIDGE

    Dr. James (Jim) B. Breckinridge, an alumnus and adjunct professor at Wyant College, passed away June 12, 2022. He also held, at the time of his passing, an academic appointment at Caltech as a visiting associate in aeronautics. Read more.

    @ARIZONA EMAIL TRANSITION JULY 8-10 | WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    UITS is upgrading University system logins. Most University systems will be available but will experience degraded performance Friday, July 8, 6 p.m. through Sunday, July 10, 7 p.m. These changes will NOT impact Wyant College @optics.arizona.edu email addresses.

    Please avoid using these University systems during this time.
    Read more about these changes.

    WATTS UP SUMMER SCHEDULE

    Over the summer Watts Up will transition to a monthly schedule until the fall semester. Reach out to Amee Hennig with any questions or requests.

    July 14 | August 11 | August 25

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION
    Aug. 18 - 19, 2022, Meinel Building

    CLASSES BEGIN
    Aug. 22, 2022

    OSC ALUMNI AND INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES RECEPTION AT SPIE OPTICS + PHOTONICS 2022 IN SAN DIEGO
    Aug. 23, 2022, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Roy's San Diego Waterfront

    MEDIA MENTIONS

    CONTRACTS & GRANTS

    SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO APPROACH QUANTUM LIMIT OF LONG-BASELINE IMAGING WITH DISTRIBUTED ENTANGLEMENT AND PRE-DETECTION MODE SORTING
    Principal Investigator: Saikat Guha

    INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES UPDATES

    OSC ALUMNI AND INDUSTRIAL AFFILIATES RECEPTION | AUG 23

    Wyant College will be hosting an Alumni and Industrial Affiliates Reception, planned in conjunction with the SPIE Optics + Photonics 2022 conference inside the beautiful Marriott Hotel at Roy’s San Diego Waterfront, 333 West Harbor Drive. The reception will be 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Register for the event here (required by August 19, 2022.)

    WATTS HAPPENING

    WYANT COLLEGE MAKES INFINITY MIRRORS WITH SUMMER ENGINEERING ACADEMY STUDENTS

    The College of Engineering Summer Engineering Academy (SEA) hosted a virtual camp for the second year in a row this summer. As part of the Optical Sciences day, Dr. Mike Nofziger and Hillary Mathis led 40 campers through various Arduino projects culminating in the final project of making a hand-held infinity mirror. After completing the project some of the campers showed off their projects via the Zoom connection where the camp was held. Find out more about SEA!

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

    Industrial Affiliates Opportunities

    Non-Industrial Affiliates Opportunities

    Find these and more employment opportunities on our website!