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The Optical Science & Engineering (OSE) Program at the University of New Mexico (UNM) is jointly administered by the optics faculty of the Departments of Physics & Astronomy and Electrical & Computer Engineering. M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Optical Science & Engineering are offered.

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COVID-19

UNM guidelines on COVID-19

March 12, 2020

The University of New Mexico strives to promote and maintain a safe, healthy learning and working environment for all of our students, faculty, staff ... [Read More]

Ramon Collazo

OSE Seminar by Dr. Ramon Collazo on Growth and point defect control of AlGaN for UV laser diodes

March 10, 2020

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020 Time:  11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location:  CHTM, Room 101 Map to CHTM: http://www.chtm.unm.edu/about/map-directio ... [Read More]

Mr. Saeid Rostami

OSE Dissertation Defense by Mr. Saeid Rostami on Mid-IR Optical Refrigeration and Radiation Balanced Lasers

March 5, 2020

Date: Friday, March 13, 2020  Time:  10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Location:  PAIS, Room 2540 Map to PAIS: https://fm.unm.edu/assets/docume ... [Read More]

Dr. Alejandro Aceves

OSE Seminar by Dr. Alejandro Aceves on Recent trends in nonlinear optics and photonics: A mathematical modeling perspective

February 24, 2020

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020  Time:  11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location:  PAIS, Room 2540 Map to PAIS: https://fm.unm.edu/assets/docum ... [Read More]

Cristina Rodríguez

OSE Seminar by Cristina Rodriguez on Next-generation optical imaging methods for probing the nervous system

February 14, 2020

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020  Time:  11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location:  PAIS, Room 2540 Map to PAIS: https://fm.unm.edu/assets/d ... [Read More]

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OSE Seminar by Prof. Emmanouil (Manos) Kioupakis on Understanding and mitigating the efficiency challenges of nitride light emitters

February 11, 2020

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Time:  11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Location:  CHTM, Room 101 Map to CHTM: http://www.chtm.unm.edu/about/map-direc ... [Read More]

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Arman Rashidi

OSE Dissertation Defense by Arman Rashidi on Carrier Dynamics in High-Speed III-nitride Light-Emitting Diodes for Visible-Light Communication

October 27, 2018

Date: Friday, November 02, 2018  Time:  2:00 PM Location:  CHTM, Room 103  Map to CHTM: http://chtm.unm.edu/about/map-di ... [Read More]

Dr. Zheshen Zhang seminar

OSE Seminar Joint with CQuiC with Dr. Zheshen Zhang on Quantum information science

October 22, 2018

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018  Time:  3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Location:  Physics, Room 190 Map to Physics: http://physics.unm.ed ... [Read More]

Dr. TJ Xia seminar

OSE Seminar with Dr. TJ Xia on High Speed and High Capacity Optical Transport Network

October 16, 2018

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018  Time:  11:00 AM to Noon  Location:  CHTM, Room 101  Map to CHTM: http://chtm.unm ... [Read More]

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OSE Seminar with Dr. Avadh Saxena of LANL on Non-reciprocity and Broken Symmetry: From Photonics to Materials

September 21, 2018

Dr. Avadh Saxena of Los Alamos National Lab TItle: Non-reciprocity and Broken Symmetry: From Photonics to Materials Date: Wednesda ... [Read More]

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OSE Seminar with Dr. Diego Dalvit on Tailoring the Quantum Vacuum

September 14, 2018

OSE Seminar Series Dr. Diego Dalvit of the Theoretical Division of Los Alamos National Laboratory Title: Tailoring the Quantum Vacuum Date:  We ... [Read More]

OSE Seminar with Alumni, Dr. Scott Diddams of N.I.S.T. on Synthesizing Light

September 6, 2018

Synthesizing Light   Dr. Scott A. Diddams National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO USA scott.diddams@nist.gov Joint OSE Semi ... [Read More]

New Quantum Optics track

September 15, 2015

OSE Seminar 

No Seminar 3/26/20 and 4/2/20

Due to Extended UNM Spring Break

•  OSE Talks 
•  Spring 2020 OSE Seminar Syllabus
•  OSE Substitute Seminar Form
•  Map to CHTM
•  Map to PAIS
• For information: dorisw@chtm.unm.edu
Sponsors: CHTM, ECE, Physics & Astronomy, IEEE Photonics Society, SPIE and OSA Student Chapters.

Optical Science & Engineering presents a series of talks focused on the latest research in the field of optics. Speakers include worldwide experts from academia, industry and national laboratories as well as UNM faculty. The entire series is available as a course for UNM credit.

The Optical Science and Engineering Program at the University of New Mexico is seeking Corporate Partners to launch new initiatives. We have an exciting opportunity for our industry partners to directly contribute to our success through donations. These financial contributions will ensure the success of the OSE program and its graduates for years to come.

Graduate Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering Fund
Funds will be used to support a Graduate Student in the Optical Science and Engineering Program.
Arthur Guenther Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering Fund
Funds will be used to support a Graduate Student in the Optical Science and Engineering Programs.
Distinguished Lectureship in Optical Science and Engineering Fund
The intent of the fund is to conduct an annual lectureship in Optical Sciences.