Major & Minor
Pursue a degree or take courses in optics or optical engineering.
We emphasize collaboration and collegiality in our master’s and doctoral programs.
Research includes quantum optics, nanophotonics, optoelectronics, and more.
August 16, 2019
After graduating with a master's in optical engineering from the Ecole Superieure d’Optiq ...
August 13, 2019
Eryn Fennig, a PhD candidate in the lab of Duncan Moore, Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Professor in Opt ...
August 8, 2019
Two recent awards pay tribute to Govind Agrawal, the James C. Wyant Professor of Optics at the Insti ...
July 24, 2019
Matthias (Matt) Banet won the Outstanding Student Paper award from the Optical Society (OSA) for his ...
June 28, 2019
The top finisher in this year’s Luminate competition is a startup company with strong ties to ...
June 10, 2019
Amelia Nice may not have fully understood the science involved, but the 2-year-old was clearly intri ...
June 4, 2019
A memorable scene from the movie Apollo 13 shows three astronauts being relentlessly bounced and jos ...
May 23, 2019
During her week in Stockholm last December, Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD) had to e ...
The IA Program provides training and informational benefits to participating companies and allows the Institute to learn more about industry needs and concerns. This exchange improves our partners’ ability to use modern optical technology while increasing our ability to educate individuals to assume key roles within their companies.
Photon Camp 2019
Optics Camp for Local High School Students
The Photon Camp is a free, one-week program where rising high school juniors and seniors can explore the growing field of optics and optical engineering.
Translating Nobel-worthy science for a broad audience
For their capstone project, a senior design team has built a demonstration model for museum audiences of the Nobel Prize-winning laser technology developed by Rochester alumna Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD).Continue Reading
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