DAY OF PHOTONICS is an annual event that promotes “photonics” towards the general public. Companies, research organizations, and organizations involved in photonics will reach out to their communities to raise awareness about what is photonics and why it is important...READ MORE
Photonics for a Better world
Give a presentation to a service group, classroom, youth group, or peer group, using a ready-built slide deck
The OISC, OSSC and UCI OSA / SPIE Student Chapter volunteered.
Children and families of all ages are invited to enjoy free, hands-on art and science activities at UC Irvine’s Family Day at the Beall. The event offers 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.
The Beall Center for Art + Technology is located at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, UCI Campus, Building 712 Arts Plaza.Admission is free and open to the public.
New OSSC Fellows
Inducted on June 18, 2014 for outstanding contributions to the Optics Industry and the Southern California Optics Community.
A digital copy of OSSC's 2013-2014 Membership Directory
(including a listing of Corporate Members)
is available for download to all current OSSC Members.
The Directory is in the Member's Only Folder:
Members must log-in to view and download the file.
The OSSC newsletter, Images, is published monthly from October through June. Read about our next meeting and other events; discover more about our individual and corporate members; and learn about the history of the OSSC!
Click on the Focal Point logo below to visit the OSA's News from Local Sections and Student Chapters.
Several more jobs have been posted recently to the OSSC jobs board. Some posts contain multiple positions.
Contact Brenna Norris, OSSC Communications Chair to submit Employment Opportunities.
Members may post after logging in.
See the latest Salary Survey for Jobs in the
Optics & Photonics Industries
The OSSC has formed a Speakers Bureau, to create a roster of individuals interested in giving talks for student chapters, OSSC meetings, and similar events. If you have something interesting to share with our local optics community, especially career-related topics of interest to students, please fill out the volunteer form (link below).
Optics and Photonics Study
Recent OSSC Meeting:
October 8 at Precision Optical
This event was FULL with over 100 attendees.
We look forward to seeing you at future OSSC events!
featuring leaders in industry, academia, and government.
Vice President of SPIE
Mr. Gary Spiegel, SPIE Secretary/Treasurer and
retired Senior EVP of Newport Corp.
Prof. Bruce Tromberg, UC Irvine Beckman Laser Institute
OSSC Members can click on the hot links of each panelists
and download their presentations.
Special Guests: Congressman Dana Rohrabacher
and other elected officials
Recent OSSC Meeting:
May 14, 2014 Joint meeting with the Conejo-Ventura OSA Chapter
Adventures in Optics
Stephen Fantone, Optikos, and former Treasurer, OSA
Recent Outreach Events
Mount Wilson Observatory
OSSC members and guests had an amazing night
of viewing on the 60" telescope and a tour of
the 100" telescope at Mt. Wilson
Friday, May 30, 2014
New OSSC Members
New Individual Members
New Corporate Members
OSSC Members can learn more about these folks by visiting the on-line OSSC Membership Directory
We value your membership and appreciate your support!