An Introduction to the Field of Optics and Photonics
The field of Optics and Photonics is about creating new scientific discoveries, improving current technologies, and contributing to a better world. And while you might not have studied optics and photonics for your bachelor’s degree, you may be surprised to find your degree has provided you with excellent preparation for graduate programs. In Optics and Photonics.
CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics offers master’s and doctoral degrees designed for undergraduate students who have majored in physics or electrical engineering. And on Nov. 10-11, you can join our world-leading faculty and their students and alumni to learn about opportunities in this field by attending our annual undergraduate student conference: – Photonics in the 21st Century: An Introduction to the Field of Optics and Photonics.
Become one of the few who will have an inside look at the following:
- Optics and Photonics – Enabling technologies for the 21st
- Graduate school opportunities in Optics and Photonics
- Preparing your application
- Learning about graduate funding opportunities and how to apply for graduate school
- Life as a graduate student
- Graduate programs at CREOL and beyond
There are limited spots available! Participants who reside within the state of Florida and are selected to attend this event will be awarded travel, lodging, and meals.
Please apply by October 24 to be considered. Use the form and include the items below.
- Unofficial Transcript
- Optional short essay (no more than 1 page, double spaced, word or pdf document)
|Sunday, November 10|
|4:00 pm||Arrive at CREOL & Check-In with Alma||CREOL Lobby|
|4:15 pm||Welcome-What is Photonics? Dr. David Hagan - Associate Dean of Academic Programs||CREOL 103|
|4:45 pm||Campus Tour||CREOL Lobby|
|7:00 pm||Dinner with CREOL Students||Cheddars|
|Monday, November 11|
|8:00 am||Arrive at CREOL & Check-In with Alma||CREOL Lobby|
|8:15 am||Welcome Remarks | Why Graduate School? | Funding OpportunitiesDr. Bahaa Saleh, Dean of CREOLDr. David Hagan, Associate Dean of Academic Programs, CREOLDr. Axel Schulzgen, Student Recruiting Chair, CREOL||CREOL 103|
|9:30 am||Careers in Photonics Dr. Martin Richardson – Pegasus Professor, UCF-CREOL Dr. Jason Eichenholz – LuminarDr. Ron Driggers – Professor, UCF-CREOL||CREOL 103|
|11:00 am||Graduate Student PanelMeet with current graduate students in Optics and PhotonicsRafael Guzman Sepulveda - CREOL Student of the Year||CREOL 103|
|12:00 pm||Lunch with Faculty, Students, Alumni||CREOL 102|
|1:00 pm||Lab Tours||CREOL Lobby|
|2:45 pm||Closing Remarks||CREOL 103|