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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.

Featured News

Prof. Greg Scholes

Milton Kahn 2019 Annual Lecture presented by Prof. Gregory D. Scholes on Probing Ultrafast Chemical Dynamics Inspired by the Rythms of Firefiles

April 17, 2019

Date: Friday, April 19, 2019  Time:  4:00 PM  Location: Science and Math Learning Center, Room 102 Speaker: Prof. Gregor ... [Read More]

Mr. David Valdes

OSE Seminar by Dr. R. Jason Jones, OSE Alumni on Dual-comb spectroscopy of laser induced plasmas

April 17, 2019

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019  Time:  11:00 AM to Noon Location:  CHTM, Room 101 Map to CHTM: http://www.chtm.unm.edu/about/ ... [Read More]

Mr. David Valdes

Mr. Amir Khabbazi Oskouei, OSE Ph.D. Student, Wins 1st place for the MJ Soileau Best Student Presentation Award at the SPIE Laser Damage.

April 15, 2019

The SPIE organization and the Laser Damage 2018 Co-Chairs, were happy to extend their congratulations to OSE Ph.D. student, Mr. Amir Khabbazi Oskouei ... [Read More]

Mr. David Valdes

OSE Master's Degree Thesis Defense by Mr. David Valdes on Generation and Use of Femptosecond, Gigawatt, Near-Infrared Laser Pulses from an Amplified Mode-Locked, Ti:Sapphire Laser

April 2, 2019

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019  Time:  2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Location:  CHTM, Room 103 Map to CHTM: http://www.chtm.unm.edu/about/m ... [Read More]

Dr. Abdelghani Laraoui

OSE Seminar Series by Dr. Abdelghani Laraoui on Spin waves: from magnon spintronics to coupling spin qubits in diamond

March 29, 2019

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019  Time:  11:00 AM to Noon Location:  CHTM, Room 101 Map to CHTM: http://www.chtm.unm.edu/about/m ... [Read More]

Dr. Angel Flores

OSE Seminar Series by Dr. Angel Flores on High Power All-Fiber Lasers at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

March 20, 2019

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019  Time:  11:00 AM to Noon Location: Physics and Astronomy Building, Room. 190 Map to Physics and Par ... [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, April 18, 2019 
11:00 AM to Noon
CHTM, Room 101

Dr. R. Jason Jones
Associate Professor
College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona.

•  See past, current and future seminar titles
•  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.