On March 12th and 13th, members of our student chapter visited local middle schools promoting the wonders of optics through an educational laser show. The show was presented by Prismatic Magic and sponsored by SPIE International. It was a great … Continue reading
On February 22nd, members from the student chapter went on a tour of Vuzix. This company develops AR/VR glasses and is local to Rochester.
On February 9th, the SPIE student chapter participated in the STEM Superstar event on campus. Members from our chapter presented optics demos to many Girl Scouts from local troops.
On Friday January 25th, we had our Welcome Back party complete with baking contest. We had a lot of great food and desserts with great company. The winners of the contest were Janet Hrdina and David Lippman who went home … Continue reading
On November 5th, we had our invited speaker event. Dr. Federico Capasso from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University gave a talk on Flat Optics Based on Metasurfaces. Student members also had the opportunity to go … Continue reading
Our yearly General Interest Meeting will be Friday, September 21st from noon-1 PM in Goergen 108. Come learn about what we do and also get a free lunch as well as some other free stuff that we’ll be giving away … Continue reading
Summer’s here and you know what that means! It’s time for our annual Summer Colloquium Series and we’re looking for students to give talks on their research. These talks will be held on Wednesdays from noon-1 PM and should be … Continue reading
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May 16th was the International Day of Light. Members from our chapter presented Optics demos to school children and parents alike visiting the Rochester Museum and Science Center. Demos included ones on lenses, holograms, filters, thin films, and a homemade … Continue reading
On May 4th we had our elections for our new officers for the coming year. The results were: President: Di Xu Vice President: Ashan Ariyawansa Secretary: Sara Gearhart Treasurer: Nicholas Takaki Communication Officer: Katie Dunn Web Admin: Robert Draham Thank … Continue reading