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Prof. M. Yasin Raja Promoted as SPIE Fellow

   February 2, 2022

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Scott Williams recognized by Laser and Photonics Lab, Central Carolina Community College

   February 1, 2022

Scott Williams has been recognized by the Laser and Photonics labs of Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) for being a founding CCCC laser program advisor, thus providing valuable advice and direction during the first meeting which set the stage for changing the focus of study for the laser program from fiber optics laser applications to other laser applications. 

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Optics Alumni Meetup

Optics Alumni Meetup
   December 8, 2021

Dear alumni, faculty, and students,

 

You are invited to the 1st "Optics Alumni Meetup" on Friday, December 10th, from 3:00 to 4:30 PM EST on Zoom.

This meeting is...

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Multiple students awarded in various platforms

   August 27, 2021
Congratulations to our graduate students for these wonderful acheivements!
1) Sara Moein was selected as a winner of the 2021 Synopsys Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition! More information can be found at the following links:
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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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