OSC Virtual Events

The Wyant College of Optical Sciences is working to create a number of virtual events for the enjoyment of the OSC Campus and the public. The anticipated schedule will follow the layout below, upon availability. Recordings are posted at the links below.

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Interested in volunteering for OSC Virtual Outreach? Contact Hillary Mathis for details.

Virtual Outreach

Fall 2020

Electric Pickle, Sarina Grijalva
December 8, 2020

Total Internal Reflection, Alyssa Baller
December 2, 2020

Infrared Light, Sarina Grijalva
November 24, 2020

Pepper's Pyramid, Sarina Grijalva
November 19, 2020

Persistence of Vision, Madeline Bergay
November 13, 2020

Laser Transmitter: Light to Audio, Madeline Bergay
November 2, 2020

Learning to Measure the Speed of Light with a Microwave, Alyssa Baller
October 30, 2020

Total Internal Reflection, Aamir Quraishy
October 9, 2020

Optical Forensics, Trent Brendel
October 6, 2020

Splitting Sunlight, Madeline Bergay
October 4, 2020

Schlieren Imaging, Natzem Lima
September 24, 2020

Polarization, Trent Brendel
September 22, 2020

Collimating a Backyard Telescope, Trent Brendel
September 18, 2020

Ripple Water Tank & Wave Nature of Light, Natzem Lima
September 8, 2020

Einstein Face Illusion, Ariel Lamden
September 4, 2020

Introduction to Single-Lens Reflex Cameras and Photographic Lenses, Trent Brendel
September 1, 2020

Spring 2020

Fresnel Lens, Kelsea Cronin
May 28, 2020

Displays & Display Technology, Joshua McDonald
May 27, 2020

Holography & Holograms, Joshua McDonald
May 25, 2020

Magic with Optics: The Refraction of Light, Aishik Biswas
May 14, 2020

Outdoor Polarimeter, Khalid Omer
May 12, 2020

Neural Networks and Object Detection, Khalid Omer
May 12, 2020

Speed of Light and its Measurement, Aishik Biswas
May 6, 2020

Persistence of Vision Explained, Jodi Kreiner
May 5, 2020

Polarization & Polarimetry, Khalid Omer
May 3, 2020

Schlieren Photography, Kelsea Cronin
April 29, 2020

Fluorescence & Phosphorescence, Henry Quach
April 22, 2020

Astronomy, Trent Brendel
April 18, 2020

Reflection & Refraction, Jilian Nguyen
April 15, 2020

Infrared Radiation, Kelsea Cronin
April 8, 2020

Laser Transmitter, Jilian Nguyen
April 1, 2020

Virtual Lab Tours

Spring 2020

Khanh Kieu Lab, Ben Cromey
March 23, 2020

Jason Jones Lab, Kane
March 23, 2020

Industrial Affiliates Partner Info-Sessions

Spring 2021

OptoSigma Info-Session: Understanding the Basic Laser Protection
February 9, 2021

SOCk Community Speaker: Important Considerations When Designing Optics for Manufacturability with LaCroix Precision Optics
January 29, 2021

Fall 2020

Edmund Optics Info Session (not recorded)
November 10, 2020

Lawrence Livermore National Labs Info session (not recorded)
September 15, 2020

Spring 2020

Leaving A Lasting Impression At The Final Step Of The Job Search Process By Preparing An Industry-Style Interview Presentation | Isaiah Hankel | Cheeky Scientist
June 30, 2020

How To Prepare For & Execute In-Person Interviews As Offices Around The World Start To Open Up Again | Isaiah Hankel | Cheeky Scientist
June 23, 2020

A Complete Guide To Successfully Passing A Phone Screen (& The Top 10 Questions PhDs Are Asked During Phone Interviews) | Isaiah Hankel | Cheeky Scientist
June 16, 2020

Using The ‘Straight-Line-Referral’ Methodology To Turn Networking Contacts Into Job Referrals | Isaiah Hankel | Cheeky Scientist
June 9, 2020

How To Get Responses From Employers On LinkedIn By Writing Pitch Perfect Networking Scripts For When Hiring Is Slow | Isaiah Hankel | Cheeky Scientist
June 2, 2020

Building A LinkedIn Profile That Attracts Employers For Both Remote Work In The Short-Term & An Onsite Career In The Long-Term | Isaiah Hankel | Cheeky Scientist
May 26, 2020

PhD-Level Transferable Skills That Stand Out During Economic Downturns (& How To Communicate Them Virtually) | Isaiah Hankel | Cheeky Scientist
May 19, 2020

Presentation 1: New MHX Thermally Stable- Stainless Steel Mirror Mount | Dan Denison, Director of Sales & Marketing | OptoSigma
May 12, 2020

Presentation 2: Manual Linear Stages – Various Axis-Attributes-Bearing Ways-EXC™ - Comparisons | Rick Sebastian, Manager of Product Strategy | OptoSigma
May 12, 2020

Life After The Degree - A Panel Presentation and Discussion on Career Planning in Photonics | Speakers | MKS Instruments | Newport Corp. (not recorded)
May 5, 2020

The 5 Industry Resume Types The Get Employers' Attention Virtually (& When To Use Which) | Isaiah Hankel | Cheeky Scientist
April 28, 2020

Preparing for the Virtual Market & What a Recession Means for Technical Careers | Isaiah Hankel | Cheeky Scientist
April 21, 2020

Synopsys Optical and Photonics Solutions Groups, 57 Years of Innovation in the Simulation of Light | Jake Jacobsen | Synopsys
April 14, 2020