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, September 9, 2020
OSC's Fall Industrial Affiliates program is quickly approaching and we are seeking students and faculty who are interested in sharing their exciting discoveries and research with our IA partners. This virtual event, held Oct. 26 to 28, will...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Congratulations are in order for Sawyer Miller, mentored by Prof. Stanley Pau, has been selected by the Facebook Reality Labs Liquid Crystal Research Awards to receive the Gold Award of $2,500 for his research on liquid crystal. Miller...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Prof. Jason Jones' research team was one of 36 research teams selected out of 250 applicants to participate in the Million Dollar International Quantum U Tech Accelerator Competition hosted by the Innovare Advancement Center last week....
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Congratulations to Jieun Ryu, mentored by Prof. Jim Schwiegerling and Prof. José Sasian, who was recently one of five winners in the 2020 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition. Ryu received her award for her project...
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Check out the upcoming SPIE-hosted presentation on Career Development with Alaina Levine, "How to Be Persistent and Handle Rejection" on  September 24, 9 a.m. Pacific Time. Points to be covered include; handling career rejections and...
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Seth Erickson, mentored by Prof. Jason Jones, has been selected for the Department of Defense SMART Scholarship. Erickson is the 24th person from UArizona to receive the scholarship since 2007. The award will provide full tuition, fees, and a...
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
OSC Prof. Nasser Peyghambarian and Adjunct Research Prof. Arturo Chavez-Pirson are guest editors for the Laser Amplifiers issue of Photonics. If you would like to submit an article visit their website here. Photonics shared more on the issue by...
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
By Tammy OrrFor my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.(Vincent Van Gogh)Since the beginning of time, humankind has been gazing at the stars either for direction or with a sense of wonder. Thousands of...
Thursday, August 27, 2020
UArizona has launched the new Center for Quantum Networks during a public briefing. Watch the replay of the Center for Quantum Networks Briefing here. The Honorable Doug Ducey, Governor of Arizona, and President Robert C. Robbins participated...
Thursday, August 27, 2020
With the start of a new semester, SOCk is re-introducing the OpTea Zoom Room! This room will be open from 9am - 5pm on weekdays, and is a great way to see your old and new friends in Optical Sciences (tea is highly encouraged.) Find out more about...