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.
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 was honored for contributions to coherence theory, singular optics, and the intersection of these disciplines. Thomas Suleski was awarded for technical achievements in diffractive optics, micro-optics, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 competition is open to all college students in North America working toward a […]
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.Collins@charlotte.edu). You may contact your academic advisor using their usual email address, and set up advising appointments which will be handled by webex. To check for information on specific […]
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), UNC Charlottephysics students (F. Abolmaali, A. Brettin, B. Jin, and J. Page), researchers from AFRL (N.I. Limberopoulos, I. Anisimov, […]
Karteek will be joining the Center for Visual Science and the Flaum Eye Institute at the University of Rochester as a postdoctoral associate. His research will involve working with a collaborative team of vision scientists (ARIA group) using state of the art imaging instruments (adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscopes-AOSLOs)investigating the normal and diseased eye who […]
The Department of Physics & Optical Sciences would like to congratulate Farzaneh Abolmaali for being selected to join Novanta-Synrad. Farzaneh Abolmaali accepted an offer to work as a Research Scientist at Novanta -Synrad starting OCTOBER 2018 and is based in Seattle, WA. Farzaneh will be responsible for numerical design and practical implementation for novel laser […]
Dr. Gbur’s article was recently included in JOSA A most cited articles in the past decade! Congratulations! Excerpt: Within OSA’s well-regarded publishing portfolio, JOSA A serves as home to some of the most valued research in classical optics, image science, and vision, evidenced by its cited half-life of more than 10 years*. The propagation of […]
“As a kid, I was always curious about why things work the way they do,” recalls HP Labs summer intern Camilo Moreno. “Then in high school, I discovered how we can understand our world through experiment and observation.” That interest in science led Moreno, who was born in the Colombian capital of Bogota, to study […]
The Department of Physics & Optical Sciences would like to congratulate Zeba Naqvi for being selected to join ANSYS. Zeba Naqvi accepted an offer to work as an Application Engineer at ANSYS starting June and will be based on Concord MA. Zeba will be joining Jeffery Tharp, an MS Optics graduate of UNC Charlotte who […]
Dr. Hofmann has received a special invitation to present at the 65th AVS International Symposium and Exhibition where he will be highlighted as a Future Stars of the AVS based on his past and current work and contribution to the AVS community. The AVS Symposium will take place on Oct 21 – Oct 26, 2018 […]
Dr. Glenn Boreman has recently been elevated to Fellow Member status in IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, in recognition of his contributions to optical and infrared antenna technologies. The IEEE Fellow is one of the most prestigious honors of the IEEE, and is bestowed upon a very limited number of Senior Members […]
Dr. Yasin Raja has recently been elevated to Senior Member status in SPIE. We would like to congratulate Dr. Raja on behalf of our entire department.
Navid has won Student Scholarship Award from American Society for Precision Engineering so that he can attend the 32nd ASPE Annual Meeting on October 29- November 3, 2017, to present his research. Navid will be presenting his research title “An optical method for In-situ Measurement of Form and Suface Profile of Axisymmetric Objects”. We would […]
One of our physics students, Cobey McGinnis, won 3rd Place in the Engineering, Physical Sciences, Nanotechnology, and Computing category at the 6th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, held yesterday on campus. We would like to congratulate Cobey on this occassion.
One of Zebas’ images taken during research has appeared in Optics and Photonics News as ‘Image of the week’. The image represents the cross-section of a silicon wafer coated with a thin film of silicon nitride by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition. Colors in the image are due to thin film interference. You can see […]