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Novel Coronavirus

   March 17, 2020
Our physics office staff are presently teleworking.
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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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Naqvi will start at ANSYS in June

   April 26, 2018

The Department of Physics & Optical Sciences would like to congratulate Zeba Naqvi for being selected to join ANSYS. Zeba Naqvi accepted an offer to work as an Application Engineer at ANSYS starting June and will be based on Concord MA. Zeba will be joining Jeffery Tharp, an MS Optics graduate of UNC Charlotte who completed his Ph.D. from CREOL.  We wish Zeba success in her...

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Dr. Hofmann invited to present in Special Session at AVS International Symposium & Exhibition

   April 25, 2018

Dr. Hofmann has received a special invitation to present at the 65th AVS International Symposium and Exhibition where he will be highlighted as a Future Stars of the AVS based on his past and current work and contribution to the AVS community.

The AVS Symposium will take place on Oct 21 – Oct 26, 2018 in Long Beach, CA.  ...

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Dr. Boreman elevated to Fellow Member status in IEEE

   January 4, 2018

Dr. Glenn Boreman has recently been elevated to Fellow Member status in IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, in recognition of his contributions to optical and infrared antenna technologies.   The IEEE Fellow is one of the most prestigious honors of the IEEE, and is bestowed upon a very limited number of Senior Members who have contributed...

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Dr. Raja elevated to Senior Member status in SPIE

   August 9, 2017

Dr. Yasin Raja has recently been elevated to Senior Member status in SPIE. We would like to congratulate Dr. Raja on behalf of our entire department.

 

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