Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Institute of Optics

Fall 2014 Meeting - Final Agenda

The Fall 2014 meeting will be held in its traditional two-day format with talks, posters and company presentations, followed by an evening reception on Monday, October 13 and an interview session on Tuesday, October 14, where Industrial Associates will have the opportunity to interview interested Optics students. Interviews will be conducted on campus in Goergen Hall on that day.

Monday, October 13, 2014

8:15am Continental Breakfast 
Sloan Auditorium

9:00am "Welcome and Institute Update" 
Prof. Duncan Moore, Institute of Optics
Sloan Auditorium

9:20am "IA Program - Direction" 
Dr. Jay Eastman, The Institute of Optics
Sloan Auditorium

9:50am "Progress Toward Building a National Network Manufacturing Institute in Rochester" 
Paul Ballentine, Deputy Director, Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences CEIS, University of Rochester
Sloan Auditorium

10:30am Coffee Break

11:00am "Perspectives and Prospectives on Fiber Lasers"
Associate Prof. John Marciante, The Institute of Optics
Sloan Auditorium

11:45am "International Year of Light 2015"
BS Candidate Pedro Vallejo Ramirez '16, The Institute of Optics
Sloan Auditorium

12:00pm Lunch/Poster Session
Munnerlyn Atrium

1:30pm "Two-Photon Fluorescence Imaging of the Retina in the Living Eye Using Adaptive Optics"
PhD Candidate Robin Sharma (Advisor Prof. David R. Williams), The Institute of Optics
Sloan Auditorium

1:30pm "Integrated Nanophotonics Based on Nanowire Plasmons and Atomically Thin Material"
PhD Candidate Kenneth Goodfellow (Advisor Assistant Prof. Nick Vamivakas), The Institute of Optics
Sloan Auditorium

2:00pm "Design and Fabrication of Gradient-Index Aluminum Oxynitride (ALON)"
PhD Candidate Peter McCarthy (Advisor Prof. Duncan Moore), The Institute of Optics
Sloan Auditorium

3:00pm Panel Discussion and Questions "IA Program Directions"
Sloan Auditorium

3:45pm Company Presentations
Sloan Auditorium

6:30pm 40th Anniversary Celebration and Reception
Welcoming Remarks and Anniversary Comments by Dean Robert Clark
Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Avenue, Rochester


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

8:30am Continental Breakfast
Goergen Hall
5th Floor Lounge

9:00am Company-Student Employment Interviews
Various Locations

12:00pm Lunch for Faculty and Company Representatives
509 Goergen Hall

1:00pm Interviews continue
Various Locations