Northrop Grumman & USC Establish Research Institute to Develop Advance
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the University of Southern California (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering have teamed up to establish a new home for advanced research in optical materials and nanophotonic devices.
First Detection of Gravitational Waves Amazes the World
The 13 April OSSC meeting featured a detailed presentation by Professor Josh Smith, of LIGO and CSUF, on LIGO's discovery and the optical technologies employed in the detection of gravitational waves.
France Extends International Year of Light 2015 Celebrations Until June 2016
France Extends International Year of Light 2015 Celebrations Until June 2016 in order to accommodate additional events
Upcoming Events: Industry Neuroscience Group meeting and Congressional Visits Day
The National Photonics Initiative will two events in early 2016. February 14: NPI's Photonics Industry Neuroscience Group will host a discussion and networking reception in San Francisco. April 12-13: Members of the photonics community are invited to participate in Congressional Visits Day (CVD) on Capitol Hill. Your participation is welcome at both events.
New York Consortium Selected As Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation
New York Consortium Led By SUNY Polytechnic Institute Selected as the Country’s First Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation. The other two finalists were University of Central Florida and University of Southern California.
USC Professor Alan Willner Named New NPI Steering Committee Chair
The NPI welcomes its new Steering Committee Chair Alan Willner.
Darrell E. Burch
Former OSSC Member Darrell E. Burch passed away on 12 January 2015.
Donn Silberman Leads Effort to Create SCOPE
An on-line meeting was organized by OSSC Fellow Donn Silberman to discuss the creation of a Southern California Optics and Photonics Cluster.