SPIE elecetion results for 2023 e-board members

Congratulations to our elected e-board members for 2023!

2023 URSPIE e-board members

 

Also thanks to our previous e-board members.

2022 URSPIE e-board members

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URSPIE talk + Women in Optics happy hour in 2022 Fall IA

Thanks to Saleem for giving us a short presentation about URSPIE’s activities in 2022-2023.

We hope you enjoyed the happy hour for all women in optics!

 

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ASML talk

Thanks to Andres Guevara from ASML for giving us a nice little talk about the company!

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Invited speaker – Roberto Abraham

Dr. Roberto Abraham gave a fantastic talk on the Dragonfly Telephoto Array on Friday, 10/14.

Thank you all for joining!

       

Roberto Abraham is a Professor of Astronomy and Chair of the David A. Dunlap Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and served as President of the Canadian Astronomical Society.

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Rochester March for Science

Thank you for joining us for our outreach event on August 28th at Brighton Farms. We hope you enjoyed the laser maze demonstration!

 

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Tour of Corning and the Museum of Glass

We had a fantastic Friday at Corning R&D facilities and the Museum of Glass on 5th August! We were the first group of visitors Corning has recepted since the pandemic.

group photo in front of Corning building

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SPIE Summer Speaker Series 2022 – Professor John Palastro

The 2022 SPIE Summer Speaker Series begins today! There will be talks every Thursday at 3 pm.

Professor John Palastro gave a talk on Laser-Matter Interactions Driven by Spatiotemporally Structured Light Pulses.

Professor John Palastro gave a talk on Laser-Matter Interactions Driven by Spatiotemporally Structured Light Pulses

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Family science day

Had a fantastic day with kids and families on the Family Science Day!

 

David and Robert showing their thermal camera

 

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Colloquium – Diversity in STEM Lecture by Prof Anthony Johnson

Professor Anthony M. Johnson delivered the Optics colloquium on April, 11th. The talks were about his research in ultrafast nonlinear optics and his experiences with diversity in the STEM areas.

 

 

 

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Women in Optics in 2022 spring IA

We had a fantastic chat with all the amazing women in Optics! Also shared some snacks and drinks.

 

Fun fact:

SPIE used to only has 4% of its members be women, and the number nowadays is 19%. Huge progress!

Photo credit: Micah Bettenhausen, UR Photography

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