International Year of Light Celebration

Add to Calendar 04/10/2015 00:00:0004/10/2015 00:00:0015International Year of Light CelebrationTo celebrate the International Year of Light, the Electro-Optics Graduate Program, the Department of Physics, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and UD’s chapters of Society of Physics Students (SPS), Optical Society of America (OSA), and The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) are hosting a series of seminars, receptions (FREE FOOD!!!), and laboratory tours. Join us as we celebrate the importance of light in today’s world. The schedule for the day is as follows: 10:00-11:30PhD defense: “Applications of induced gratings in nonlinear media,” by Ujitha Abeywickrema, PhD Candidate in Electro-Optics. Location: Fitz Hall 580.  Join us for free breakfast!  11:45-12:45 Seminar: “Quantitative phase imaging: Metrology meets biology”, by Dr. Renjie Zhou, Electro-Optics Alumnus and currently Postdoctoral Research Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Location: Fitz Hall 580.  Join us for free snacks!  1:00-2:30 Reception and short (10 minute) talks on the impact of light in various fields. Location: KU Torch Lounge.  Join us for free sandwiches and appetizers!  2:30-3:15 Reception and Physics laboratory tours. Location: Science Center 114.  Join us for free snacks!  3:15-4:15 Plenary talk: “Seeing the (in)visible: The past, present, and future of light detection,” by Dr. Jeffrey M. Warrender, Physicist, US Army ARDEC-Benét Labs,  Location: Science Center 114.  4:30-5:30 Reception and Electro-Optics laboratory tours. Location: Fitz Hall 572.  Join us for free dessert!  Fitz Hall, Torch Lounge, and Science CenterCenter for Student Involvementstudentorgs@udayton.eduYes04/10/2015

Friday, April 10

All Day

Location: Fitz Hall, Torch Lounge, and Science Center

To celebrate the International Year of Light, the Electro-Optics Graduate Program, the Department of Physics, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and UD’s chapters of Society of Physics Students (SPS), Optical Society of America (OSA), and The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) are hosting a series of seminars, receptions (FREE FOOD!!!), and laboratory tours. Join us as we celebrate the importance of light in today’s world.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

10:00-11:30PhD defense: “Applications of induced gratings in nonlinear media,” by Ujitha Abeywickrema, PhD Candidate in Electro-Optics. Location: Fitz Hall 580. 
Join us for free breakfast! 

11:45-12:45 Seminar: “Quantitative phase imaging: Metrology meets biology”, by Dr. Renjie Zhou, Electro-Optics Alumnus and currently Postdoctoral Research Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Location: Fitz Hall 580. 
Join us for free snacks! 

1:00-2:30 Reception and short (10 minute) talks on the impact of light in various fields. Location: KU Torch Lounge. 
Join us for free sandwiches and appetizers! 

2:30-3:15 Reception and Physics laboratory tours. Location: Science Center 114. 
Join us for free snacks! 

3:15-4:15 Plenary talk: “Seeing the (in)visible: The past, present, and future of light detection,” by Dr. Jeffrey M. Warrender, Physicist, US Army ARDEC-Benét Labs, 
Location: Science Center 114. 

4:30-5:30 Reception and Electro-Optics laboratory tours. Location: Fitz Hall 572. 
Join us for free dessert!

 

Contact Information:

Name:  Center for Student Involvement
Website:  udayton.edu/studev/involvement
Phone:  937-229-3333
Email:  studentorgs@udayton.edu