The OSA Foundation Siegman International School on Lasers
6 - 11 August 2017
Hosted By: Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica (CIO)
This week long program hosted in 2017 by Centro de Investigaciones en Optica (CIO), co-founded by the OSA Foundation and IPG Photonics, provides up to 100 graduate students from around the world the opportunity to advance their education, foster future collaboration, and promote research and engineering for the optical community.
The application to attend the 2017 school has closed. Please look back later this year for the 2018 application.
Personal Statement:1 page, to include motivation for attending, research interests and any achievements to date.
Student Advisor’s Letter of Recommendation: Letter should explicitly address how the school will benefit the applicant’s research and professional development as well as how they will add to the week long experience. Letter must be submitted at the time of the application.
Application Review Process:
All applications will be reviewed by the Program Committee and students will be notified of acceptance in early May 2017.
Registration: $900(USD due at time of registration following acceptance)
Registration includes all meals and accommodations from Sunday, 6 August – Saturday, 11 August and all meeting publications. Fee is due at the time of registration.
Travel: Students are responsible for their own travel to and from the school. The host institution will provide Visa letters for those requesting or requiring documents for travel.
Other Funding Sources to Consider: Grant funds are limited and students should research all potential funding support such as their university, department, or government for alternative funding opportunities.
The school begins on Sunday, 6 August with an Opening Evening Reception for all participants including students and school faculty. Sessions will include lectures from several renowned speakers, presentations from local industry leaders and engineers, a student poster session and ample time for networking among participants and school faculty. Check back often for additional details as they are confirmed.
Confirmed Speakers:Andrew Forbes, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa Michael Damzen, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
- Wavelength tunable lasers for space and airborne remove sensing
- Optical tweezers applications in the bacteria trapping and manipulation
- Single molecule detection with microtoroid resonators
- Coherent properties of metallic nanolasers
- Quantum Inspired Photonics
- On-chip quantum frequency combs
- Lasers Applications to the Study of the Atomic Quantum Structure
- Laser light disease detection
- Professional Development Workshop