Recent Outreach Events
October 24, 2015, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Beall Center 712 Arts Plaza
The OSSC, OISC, IVC Photonics and UCI Photonics once again participated at this event with many optics, OpTricks and OptoBotics Hands-On displays, presentations and activities for the attendees.
Children and families of all ages enjoyed free, hands-on art and science activities at UC Irvine’s Family Day at the Beall. The event offered a “kid-friendly” introduction to new media art relating to the Beall Center’s current exhibit, as well as presentations, hands-on activities, and more. Admission was free and open to the public.
For PAST Family Day Info and activities CLICK HERE
The University of Southern California
hosted a free public event “Lasers 4 Ladies” Day as part of the global International Year of Light
Saturday, 10 October, 2015
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
University of Southern California
The event focused on showing and demonstrating - not just telling - why we love optics and photonics to middle and high school girls (5th - 12th grade). Hands-on activities on virtual reality, lasers, solar cells and optical fiber were provided by USC students and faculty as well as visitors from several Southern California technology companies and museums.
This event was sponsored and organized by
the University of Southern California.
Help Sparky meet lots of kids
At our May OSSC Meeting it was announced that we are raising funds to help secure the donation of "Sparky" the robot to our outreach partners at Vital Link of Orange County. They provide Career Exploration programs to local schools. For the last year they have included our "What is Light?" hands-on exhibit.
Welcome New Members
We value your membership and appreciate your support
Upcoming OSSC Meeting
9 December 2015
Dr. Milton Chang,
Managing Partner, iNCUBiC
"Starting a Business in the Current Environment"
OSSC Corporate Members
OSSC Corporate Members are encouraged to sign up for exhibit space!
6pm: Networking, Social Hour
& Corporate Members' Displays
7pm: Dinner ($35 for registration by 6 December
$40 after, OSSC Student Members free before
6 December, $15 after)
Recent OSSC Meeting
11 November 2015
A Technical Overview of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT)