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This past Saturday afternoon of April the 8th, the SPIE outreach committee and volunteers performed optics related demos for the Girl Scouts of Western New York as part of their STEM-a-palooza event. The demos included polarizers, diffraction gratings, liquid crystal … Continue reading
Hi SPIE! Our annual elections for e-board officers is coming up. If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else, please submit the nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org. The descriptions of duty for each position can be found in Article 7 … Continue reading
Hi SPIE! Along with the Women in Engineering Graduate Group (check out their blog here), we are organizing a workshop titled “Mastering scientific information for students in optics and physics”. Come learn how to navigate the ocean of scientific information … Continue reading
We’ve begun planning our annual Holiday Party! As usual, we will provide an excellent lunch and an opportunity to get out of the lab and catch up with your coworkers. Friendly reminder that this event is members only! So please … Continue reading
On November 19th, the U of R SPIE Chapter showcased optics at the 2016 Rochester Mini Maker Faire. The demos included a FLIR infrared camera, polarizers, an amplitude modulated laser in free space communication, grating glasses, as well as a … Continue reading
On November 11th, invited speaker Prof. Boppart from the Beckman Institute of UIUC joined Chapter officers and members for lunch at the Distillery and gave a talk later that afternoon on translational biophotonics. Save
This past Saturday on November 12, the SPIE UofR Chapter organized a field trip to the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY. Because optics and glass just go together.
During the Frontiers in Optics conference, the President-elect of SPIE Dr. Glenn Boremann took the U of R chapter officers and several student members out to dinner at the local joint Dinosaur BBQ.
As part of the SPIE traveling lecturers program, we are honored to host a talk this coming Friday from Prof. Steven Boppart of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Hope to … Continue reading
Burgers and optics.