Wednesday, January 22, 2014

CREOL Industrial Affiliates Day 2014 & Short Courses

Please join us for CREOL's Industrial Affiliates Day 2014 on Friday, March 7th. An exciting program has been planned with a theme of “Advances in Optics & Photonics”. Topics include: fiber lasers, nanophotonics for medical applications, optical ceramic lasers, and silicon photonics. Invited distinguished speakers include: Bryce Sampson (Nufern), Mehdi Asghari (Kotura Inc.) and Greg Quarles (Optoelectronics Management Network). Four CREOL faculty (Lawrence Shah, Pieter Kik, Romaine Gaume, and Sasan Fathpour) will also give technical talks reporting research at UCF.
The program will also include a panel discussion on “Photonics Education-current and future education expectations in optics and photonics”.
There are four 90-minute short courses scheduled on the afternoon of Thursday, March 6, offered by CREOL instructors:
  • Terahertz Photonics, 1:00– 2:30 PM. Instructor: Konstantin Vodopyanov
  • Nanophotonics and Plasmonics, 1:00– 2:30 PM. Instructor: Pieter Kik
  • Silicon Photonics, 2:45– 4:15 PM. Instructor: Sasan Fathpour
  • Fiber Lasers, 2:45– 4:15 PM. Instructor: Axel Schulzgen
And, of course, the traditional social event, "The Spring Thing" hosted by Dr. MJ Soileau, is planned for Saturday, March 8th.
For more information, please visit our website at
Don't forget to register and print your parking pass! I hope to see you in March!
Best regards,

Bahaa Saleh
CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816-2700
(407) 882-3326
besaleh @ creol . ucf . edu

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