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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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OSE 2019 Grads

The OSE Program's 2019 Spring and Summer Graduates

May 1, 2019

On behalf of the OSE program, we want to congratulate all of the OSE 2019 Spring and Summer graduates on a job well done!  Below is a list o ... [Read More]

Ganesh Balakrishnan

Professor Ganesh Balakrishnan Given the 2019 Harrison Faculty Recognition Award

May 1, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Ganesh Balakrishnan for being awarded the 2019 Harrison Faculty Recognition Award by the UNM School of Engineering. The ... [Read More]

OSA Capito Visit

OSE Students Luke Horstman and Kaleb Campbell Join OSA's Capitol Hill Visit

May 1, 2019

In the spring of 2019, The Optical Society (OSA) organized their yearly event, gathering members together on Capitol Hill to represent the national ph ... [Read More]

A. Ali Yanik

ECE Graduate Seminar by A. Ali Yanik on Engineering Quasiparticles and Emerging Phenomena for BioMEMS Applications

May 1, 2019

Date: Friday, May 3, 2019  Time: 3:00 PM Location: Woodward Hall, Room 147 Speaker: A. Ali Yanik Baskin School of Engineering Univ ... [Read More]

Prof. Alejandro Manjavacas

OSE Seminar by Dr. Alejandro Manjavacas on Collective effects on periodic arrays of plasmonic nanostructures

April 30, 2019

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019  Time:  11:00 AM to Noon Location:  Physics, Room 190 Map to Physics: http://physics.unm.edu/find ... [Read More]

Dr. Hou-Tong Chen

Joint CINT, OSE, & CHTM Seminar by Dr. Hou-Tong Chen on Active Metamaterials and Metasurfaces

April 24, 2019

Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019  Time:  11:00 AM to Noon Location:  CHTM, Room 103 Map to CHTM: http://www.chtm.unm.edu/about/map-direct ... [Read More]

Program News

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

Thursday, May 2, 2019 
11:00 AM to Noon
P&A, Room 190

Dr. Alejandro Manjavacas
Assistant Professor
UNM Physics and Astronomy Dept.

•  Spring 2019 OSE Seminar Syllabus
•  OSE Substitute Seminar Form
•  Map to CHTM
•  Map to Physics & Astronomy Building
• 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.