OSA Rochester Section

The Rochester Section of the Optical Society of America is a group of people in the optics industry interested in promoting the knowledge of optics for the local community.

Upcoming bi-weekly talk

Tuesday, April 22th, 2014  at  07:00 p.m.

Laboratory for Laser Energetics - East Lobby

240 East River Road, Rochester NY 14623

Capturing and analyzing gaze data during extended
natural tasks

By Dr. Jeff B.Pelz
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science
Rochester Institute of Technology

Annual Dinner registration now open

The Rochester Section of the Optical Society of America proudly announce the 2014 annual business meeting and dinner featuring an update of the year's activities and a special guest speaker: Waldemar H. Lehn from University of Manitoba, Canada to deliver a talk on "The Novaya Zemlya effect. The History of Atmospheric (from ancient Greeks to Isaac Newton)"

Registration is required. Please click here for event details.

Using Optics to Inspire Middle School Students!

Our educational outreach efforts help inspire middle school students!

Please see the outreach page below for the media coverage highlighted by the OSA Foundation.  
Media coverage on our educational outreach

ROSA Newsletter

ROSA sends out newsletters on occasion to keep our membership informed about our activities.  The most recent newsletter may be viewed and downloaded at the link below:

  Newsletters from previous months can be found in      the news section.

Educational Activities

The Rochester Section is active in the support of optics education in area schools. The Rochester Section developed its Optics Suitcase in 1999. The Optics Suitcase is an innovative, interactive presentation package designed to introduce middle school students to many of the concepts of optics as well as other sciences.

Information on Joining

For information on how to join, please see our new membership form online. We still support both online and traditional postal membership renewal methods. Miscellaneous questions can be answered by our secretary

Upcoming events

April 22, 2014 7:00 PM • UR/LLE, East Lobby
May 06, 2014 5:30 PM • Burgundy Basin Inn, 1361 Marsh Road, Pittsford

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