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Mandatory training required of ALL UNM students by December 2017

August 25, 2017

An in-person and interactive 1.5 hour training is required of ALL UNM students. It must be completed by December 2017, or future course registration c ... [Read More]

OSE Ph.D. & M.S. Defenses

September 1, 2017

View the announcements and the abstracts for the Ph.D. and M.S. defenses for the Optical Science & Engineering programs. ... [Read More]

Program News

Mansoor Sheik-Bahae

Professors Sheik-Bahae and Brueck in Optics Letters top 100 article citations of all time

August 21, 2017

Optics Letters, an Optical Society of America Journal, celebrates its 40th anniversary by noting the 100 most highly cited articles published over the ... [Read More]

Acosta receives prestigious Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation award

Acosta receives prestigious Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation award

August 14, 2017

Congratulations to Victor Acosta, UNM Physics & Astronomy assistant professor and CHTM faculty member, upon receiving a Beckman Young Investigato ... [Read More]

E. W. Moerner, 2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

2014 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry presents final Seminar for Spring 2017 OSE Series

May 15, 2017

W. E. Moerner is credited with achieving the first optical detection and spectroscopy of a single molecule in condensed phases, along with his postdoc ... [Read More]

Prof. Elohim Becerra, CQulC, UNM

Professor Elohim Becerra receives NSF CAREER Award

May 15, 2017

Dr. Elohim Becerra received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his proposal "Quantum Measurements ... [Read More]

Hanieh Afkhamiardakani

Celebrating women in STEM at UNM

May 13, 2017

Hanieh Afkhamiardakani is a doctoral student in the Optical Science and Engineering program (OSE) at The University of New Mexico (UNM), working with ... [Read More]

Alejandro Manjavacas, UNM P&A assistant professor

Physics & Astronomy professor discovers strange forces acting on nanoparticles

May 8, 2017

Alejandro Manjavacas (UNM Physics & Astronomy) led an international team whose research has discovered a strange force impacting particles a ... [Read More]

New Quantum Optics track

September 15, 2015