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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Kyle Fuerschbach, PhD candidate at the Institute, receives Outstanding Dissertation Award in Engineering and Applied Sciences

Congratulations to Kyle Fuerschbach, a PhD candidate at the Institute of Optics, for receiving the Outstanding Dissertation Award in Engineering and Applied Sciences 2014-2015 at the University of Rochester.  

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Jianing Yao and Katelynn Sharma receive the Best Female Student Award at the Spring 2015 Industrial Associates Meeting

Congratulations to Jianing Yao and Katelynn Sharma, the co-recipients of the Best Female Student Award that was presented at the Spring 2015 Industrial Associates Meeting. 

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Stephen D. Fantone '79 (PhD) recognized by The Rochester Distinguished Scholar Award

Stephen D. Fantone ’79 (PhD) is president of Optikos Corporation, a Massachusetts-based optical engineering firm he founded in 1982. Optikos provides metrology products, engineering design, and manufacturing services for product development.

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DateLocation and TimeSpeaker and Topic
Monday, May 4, 20153:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101
Nan Yu, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA
Exploring Crystalline Micro Resonators and Their Applications
Wednesday, April 29, 20152:00 PM–3:00 PM
Goergen 109
Bernard Kress, Google [X] Labs, Mountain View, CA
Optics for wearable displays and sensors: VR, AR, Smart Eyewear and beyond
Monday, April 20, 20153:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Dave Leisawitz, NASA
Prospects for a Space-based Spatio-spectral Interferometer in the Far-Infrared
Monday, April 6, 20153:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Vinod M. Menon, Department of Physics, The City College of New York, NY
Control of Light-Matter Interaction at the Nanoscale
Friday, March 27, 20152:45 PM–3:45 PM
Lander Auditorium, 140 Hutchison Hall
Alex Gaeta, Cornell University
Chip-Based Optical Frequency
Monday, March 23, 20153:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Theodore Hodapp, American Physical Society, College Park, MD
Changing the Demographics of Physics Graduate Education: The APS Bridge Program
Monday, March 9, 20153:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Gérard Mourou, IZEST Ecole Polytechnique, France
Foute to Zeptoscinece
Monday, March 2, 20153:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Alexey Akimov, Russian Quantum Center, Moscow
From Single Plasmons to CMOS Compatible Spin-Photon Interfaces
Monday, February 23, 20153:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Natalia M. Litchinitser, University at Buffalo, SUNY
Nonlinear and Singular Optics in the Meta-World
Monday, February 16, 20153:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Barry Walker, University of Delaware
Laser Physics in the Extreme: Ultrahigh Intensities
Friday, February 13, 20153:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 108
Pablo Loza-Alvarez, The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ICFO), Barcelona, Spain
Fast volumetric light-sheet microscopy
Friday, February 13, 20151:30 PM–2:30 PM
Goergen 109
Dr. Haitan Xu, University of Maryland-College Park
Optomechanics with a microscopic membrane in an optical cavity
Friday, February 6, 20152:00 PM–3:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Sir Peter Knight, FRS, Imperial College, London
SUSTAINING SCIENCE IN A DIFFICULT WORLD
Wednesday, February 4, 20151:30 PM–2:30 PM
Goergen 109, Fantone Hall
Ju¨rgen Popp, Friedrich-­-Schiller University, Jena
Clinical Raman spectroscopy
Monday, January 26, 20153:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Thomas L. Koch, University of Arizona
Photonic Integrated Circuits & the Convergence of Electronics and Photonics Manufacturing Technologies
Monday, December 8, 20143:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Leonid Zhigilei, University of Virginia
Large-scale atomistic simulations of the phase transformations and surface modification in short pulse laser processing of metals
Monday, December 1, 20143:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Andrew J. Berger
Testing Novel Fiber Lasers in Germany's "Lichtstadt": Impressions from a year in Jena
Monday, November 24, 20143:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Hui Cao, Yale University
Physics and Application of Complex Scattering Media
Monday, November 3, 20143:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Mark Rea, Lighting Research Center and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Application Efficacy: A simple method for minimizing wasted lighting energy
Monday, October 13, 20149:00 AM–8:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Various events, presentations, and speakers
Fall IA meeting
Monday, October 6, 20143:00 PM–4:00 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Miguel Alonso, Institute of Optics
Understanding self-similar beams in terms of rays: visible and hidden geometry
Monday, September 29, 20143:00 PM–4:30 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Nicholas Usechack, Air Force Research Lab, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
Multi-section semiconductor lasers
Tuesday, September 23, 201410:00 AM–11:00 AM
Wilmot 1166
Liza Buyanovskaya, Junior Research Fellow, NRU ITMO Andrey Okishev, Senior Scientist, LLE
Learn about graduate study in Russia and the lovely city of St. Petersburg
Monday, September 22, 20143:00 PM–4:30 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Hartmut Roskos, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany
Ultra-broadband "white light" terahertz pulses - generation, detection, and spectroscopy
Monday, September 15, 20143:00 PM–4:30 PM
Goergen 101, Sloan Auditorium
Olga Korotkova, University of Miami
Theory, simulations, experiments and applications involving random beams
Saturday, September 13, 201412:00 PM–4:30 PM
Genesee Valley Park - Roundhouse shelter
Faculty, staff, and students are invited with guests
Annual Optics Picnic
Monday, September 8, 20143:00 PM–4:30 PM
Joined with Physics - Goergen 101
Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna
Quantum imaging with undetected photons

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