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.
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 Refraction (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.
Newsletters from previous months can be found in thenews section.
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.