Optica in the News - 2021

Welcome to the Optica in the News page. This page features select media coverage of Optica, the Optica Foundation, Optica members and research published in Optica journals.

August 2021 

Optical Society to Sponsor Luminate NY Finals 2021 Competition  
Photonics Media - 26 August 2021

June 2021 

Scientists Worldwide Pledge Their Trust in Science in Celebration of the International Day of Light 
News Direct, Media OutReach 
Taiwan News - 08 June 2021

May 2021

Trust in Science Shines on International Day of Light 2021
Photonics Media
Photonics Media - 10 May 2021

OSA Fellow Claudio Mazzali  on the role optical technologies had during the pandemic and how OSA pivoted during these unprecedented times 
Claudio Mazzali, OSA Fellow
All Things Photonics podcast - 11 May 2021

OSA Names Recipients of its 2021 Awards
Photonics Media
Photonics Media - May/June 2021

Lighting Up Heart Cells with Tiny Laser presented at the 2021 OSA Biophotonics Congress 
Katherine Wright 
Physics -11 May 2021

December 2020 

The Path Forward for Science under a New Administration 
Elizabeth A. Rogan, CEO, The Optical Society 
The Hill - 27 December 2020

2020 OSA President Steve Fantone describes how the society adapted to change during the global pandemic and key initiatives 
Steve Fantone, 2020 OSA President 
When Science Speaks podcast - 11 December 2020

November 2020 

Two Engineers Design and Donate a Technique to Make N95 Masks Reusable 
Andrew Myers and Tom Abate 
Stanford Engineering Magazine - 09 November 2020

September 2020 

SunDensity's Photonic Smart Coating Technology Takes Top Prize at Luminate NY's Finals Competition 
Jake Saltzman, News Editor 
Photonics Media - 15 September 2020

Luminate NY Innovation Finals Showcase Range and Depth of Photonic Innovation 
Jake Saltzman, News Editor 
Photonics Media - 11 September 2020

August 2020 

Startup class of 2020 continues to innovate 
Greg Blackman, Editor 
Imaging and Machine Vision Europe - 24 August 2020

Workforce: Optical Society Ensures No Great Mind Left Behind
Rasheeda Childress, Associate Editor, Associations Now  
Associations Now - 12 August 2020

June 2020 

Whither Events in Photonics  
Conard Holton, Editor at Large, Laser Focus World 
Laser Focus World - 03 June 2020

Photonic may drive quantum, says OIDA 
Warrior Trading News - 03 June 2020

May 2020

Leaders in Scientific Research and Innovation in Lasers to Headline CLEO 2020 
Mirage News - 05 May 2020

All-Virtual 2020 CLEO Technical Conference 
Novus Light Technologies Today - 06 May 2020

April 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Management for Photonics Businesses  
Conard Holton, Editor at Large, Laser Focus World 
Laser Focus World - 14 April 2020

OSA, IEEE and SPIE Offer Tuition Assistance for New Photonics-Technician Program 
Julie Diop, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
MIT News - 21 April 2020