2013-14 Welcome Event


Dear all!

We invite you to join us to the


Everyone is welcome!!

We will present our exciting agenda for the year to come and offer the opportunity for the interested ones to join us. To join the OSA and SPIE student chapter at the University of California, Irvine, with all the benefits and fun this means: we have open officer positions, organize regular seminars with experts form the academia and the industry, we also offer the opportunity to student to present their work in a relaxed environment and participate in several outreach events throughout the year.

Come find out more about it at the Beckman Laser Institute library, on Thursday October 10 at 6pm. Refreshments and snacks will be served.

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LOGO Contest

! ! ! We need a new logo ! ! !

Do you have ideas for us? Then contact us as soon as possible to figure out the details at:


Deadline for submissions: November 8, 2013.

The winner will be announced November 26 during the Art in Science contest. The winner will get an amazon giftcard for the initial value of $20. This value will increase for every 5 submissions that we receive, up to $60.

We are an official SPIE Student Chapter!

We are very excited to let you know that we are now a joint OSA and SPIE Student Chapter!

PrintWe are one of the six new Student Chapters approved by the SPIE Board of Directors at the end of this summer. With this approval we are joining a larger optics and photonics community with 232 Student Chapters and more than 6400 members in 74 countries. From now on, we will benefit from both OSA and SPIE networking and funding opportunities as well as many resources that both organization offer to their members.


We want to welcome all the new SPIE members of Photonics@UCI, the OSA&SPIE Student Chapter at the University of California, Irvine ! ! !