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Dr. Gbur and Dr. Suleski featured in CLAS news for becoming OSA Fellows

   October 15, 2020

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has featured the news of Dr. Gbur and Dr. Suleski being named 2021 Fellows by the Optical Society Board of Directors.

Gregory Gbur is honored for contributions to coherence theory, singular optics, and the intersection of these disciplines.

Thomas Suleski is awarded for technical achievements in diffractive optics,...

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Dr. Suleski elected Fellow Member of The OSA

Dr. Suleski elected Fellow Member of The OSA
   October 8, 2020

We would like to congratulate Dr. Thomas Suleski for being elected as a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) at the Society's recent Board of Directors Meeting. 

Fellow membership in OSA is limited to no more than ten percent of the membership and is reserved for members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics. Dr. Suleski...

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Dr. Gbur elected Fellow Member of The OSA

Dr. Gbur elected Fellow Member of The OSA
   October 8, 2020

We would like to congratulate Dr. Greg Gbur for being elected as a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) at the Society's recent Board of Directors Meeting. 

Fellow membership in OSA is limited to no more than ten percent of the membership and is reserved for members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics. Dr. Gbur is being...

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Shohreh Shadalou wins 2020 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition

   August 25, 2020
We would like to congratulate Ph.D. candidate Shohreh Shadalou for being named a winner of the 2020 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition. This annual competition celebrates exceptional optical design research projects by students that use Synopsys' optical software solutions. This...

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Novel Coronavirus

   March 17, 2020
Our physics office staff are presently teleworking.
You can reach our staff at their usual email address.  
Please contact Renee Collins for academic and registration matters (R....

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ASTRATOV COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH TEAM AWARDED IEEE NAECON 2018 DANIEL W. REPPERGER BEST PAPER AWARD

   August 13, 2019

Prof. V.N. Astratov receiving IEEE National Aerospace Electronics conference (NAECON) 2018 Daniel W. Repperger Best Paper Award on behalf of his collaborative team including a visiting professor from the University of Rennes in France (L. Poffo), UNCC physics students (F. Abolmaali, A. Brettin, B. Jin, and J. Page), researchers from AFRL (N.I. Limberopoulos, I. Anisimov, I. Vitebsky, and A.M....

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Karteek Kunala joins Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester

   January 10, 2019

Karteek will be joining the Center for Visual Science and the Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester  as a postdoctoral associate. 

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"Abolmaali started at NOVANTA-SYNRAD in October

   December 13, 2018

The Department of Physics & Optical Sciences would like to congratulate Farzaneh Abolmaali for being selected to join Novanta-Synrad. Farzaneh Abolmaali accepted an offer to work as a Research Scientist at Novanta -Synrad starting OCTOBER 2018 and is based in Seattle, WA. Farzaneh will be responsible for numerical design and practical implementation for novel...

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Gbur article included in 15 most-cited JOSA A articles published in last decade

   September 24, 2018

Dr. Gbur's article was recently included in JOSA A most cited articles in the past decade! Congratulations!

Excerpt:

Within OSA's well-regarded publishing portfolio, ...

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Moreno Interns at HP Labs

   July 10, 2018

“As a kid, I was always curious about why things work the way they do,” recalls HP Labs summer intern Camilo Moreno. “Then in high school, I discovered how we can understand our world through experiment and observation.” That interest in science led Moreno, who was born in the Colombian capital of Bogota, to study physics at the National University of Colombia before moving to the...

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