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Center for Metamaterials receives continuing grant support for third five-year phase from NSF

Center for Metamaterial receives continuing grant from NSF
   May 13, 2021

The Center for Metamaterials just received its award letter for a third five-year phase from National Science Foundation. 

This is an Industry/University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC), which is supported by annual fees from companies, who vote on projects proposed by the faculty.  Their financial support typically goes toward student stipends and...

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Dr. Porras-Aguilar awarded NSF's Faculty Early Career Development Award

   March 22, 2021

We would like to congratulate Dr. Rosario Porras-Aguilar for receiving the NSF Career Project award for "Smart Imaging and Metrology Enabled by Liquid Crystals". The grant is $500,000 through 2026. 

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Multiple departmental faculty listed as most-cited researchers in Stanford University's list

Multiple departmental faculty listed as most-cited researchers
   January 27, 2021

We would like to congratulate our multiple departmental faculty Dr. Ishwar Aggarwal, Dr. Vasily Astratov, Dr. Glenn Boreman, Dr. Nate Fried, Dr. Greg Gbur, Dr. Tsing-Hua Her, and Dr. Robert Tyson (emeritus) for being named in Stanford University's latest list representing the top 2% of the world's most-cited researchers. 

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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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