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.
8:15am Continental Breakfast
9:00am "Welcome and Institute Update"
Prof. Duncan Moore, Institute of Optics
9:20am "IA Program - Direction"
Dr. Jay Eastman, The Institute of Optics
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
10:30am Coffee Break
11:00am "Perspectives and Prospectives on Fiber Lasers"
Associate Prof. John Marciante, The Institute of Optics
11:45am "International Year of Light 2015"
BS Candidate Pedro Vallejo Ramirez '16, The Institute of Optics
12:00pm Lunch/Poster Session
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
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
2:00pm "Design and Fabrication of Gradient-Index Aluminum Oxynitride (ALON)"
PhD Candidate Peter McCarthy (Advisor Prof. Duncan Moore), The Institute of Optics
3:00pm Panel Discussion and Questions "IA Program Directions"
3:45pm Company Presentations
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
8:30am Continental Breakfast
5th Floor Lounge
9:00am Company-Student Employment Interviews
12:00pm Lunch for Faculty and Company Representatives
509 Goergen Hall
1:00pm Interviews continue