Student News

 
Welcome New Student Chapters!
Posted 28 August, 2017


Eight new Student Chapters were approved by the Board of Directors during their second quarter meeting. These new chapters join the steadily increasing population of optics / physics students. There are now 327 Student Chapters comprised of more than 6,600 members in 54 countries.

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Student Chapter Leadership Workshop at SPIE Optics + Photonics
Posted 28 August, 2017

Student Chapter Members from around the world gathered in San Diego for the 16th annual Leadership Workshop. Facilitator Jean-luc Doumont, Principiae and early career professionals led an all-day interactive session on leadership and persuasion.

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Optics Outreach Games 2017
Posted 28 August, 2017

The annual Optics Outreach Games showcased student chapter outreach demonstrations at this interactive and energetic event in San Diego. Watch the videos and see who won!

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News and photos from SPIE Optics + Photonics
Posted 28 August, 2017

Did you miss SPIE Optics + Photonics? Couldn't make it to all of the events? Check out the event news and photos to see the highlights.

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See "Writing an Impactful Manuscript for Publication" by SPIE President-Elect, Maryellen Giger
Posted 28 August, 2017

SPIE President-Elect, Maryellen Giger gave an informative a talk to students at SPIE Optics + Photonics. Watch the recording and learn helpful advice on how to write a manuscript for publication.

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Now accepting applications for new SPIE International Day of Light Grants
Posted 28 August, 2017

The International Day of Light is a global initiative highlighting to the citizens of the world the importance of light and light-based technologies in their lives, for their futures, and for the development of society. SPIE IDL Micro Grants will support local community events and activities that highlight the critical role that light plays in our daily lives.

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Download career advice from Student Chapter Leadership Workshop Facilitators
Posted 28 August, 2017

Early career professionals and veteran SCLW attendees share their wisodm. Download this helpful document and find out their best piece of career advice.

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EDGE MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships call for proposals deadline 1 November
Posted 28 August, 2017

Be part of the next generation of ICT research leaders. Marie Sklodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellowships in Ireland - now accepting proposals, deadline 1 November 2017.

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Life after PhD: Inspirational Lessons from Cambridge PhD Alumni
Posted 28 August, 2017

With generous sponsorship from SPIE, the Cambridge student chapter hosted a student-alumni networking event this Spring. A panel of six successful University of Cambridge alumni came back to inspire and motivate the next generation of scientists.

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Join SPIE.Career Lab - an online communicty for career advice, jobs and professional skills
Posted 28 August, 2017

Join SPIE's new Facebook group - Career Lab. The group is a community for people connecte to optics and photonics to help each other with professional advice, questions, and opportunities.

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Participate in CREOL's International Photonics Design Competition
Posted 28 August, 2017

Join teams in Orlando, Florida, May 10-11, 2018 to compete in the International Photoelectric Design Competition. A team can consist of up to three (3) undergraduate/graduate students. There can be no more than on graduate student on the team. The teams will compete in two different events at the competition in Orlando:

  • Produce an Imaging system that penetrating through frosted-glass and image letters.
  • Build an autonomous vehicle which can find light bulbs on a playing field which randomly turn on.

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Successful Summer School in Oulu sponsored by the SPIE FOCUS Grant
Posted 28 August, 2017

The SPIE.FOCUS Summer School on Optics and Photonics 2017 was the first school organized by the Univ. of Oulu SPIE Student Chapter. 120 PhD students and young scientists and 26 lecturers from 13 countries in Europe and Asia participated in the event.

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