Navigation Links
‘Timely’ new undergrad program in photonics at University of Central Florida applauded by SPIE
Date:3/25/2013

oop leads the SPIE/IEEE team to develop ABET program criteria for optical and photonics engineering.

Shoop said that establishment of the new program also is “further evidence of the growth, influence, and importance of optical and photonics engineering as a discipline. This program joins a growing number of optical engineering programs across the country that are attracting some of the best and brightest students to serve the growing needs of industry, government and academia.”

“The program will help ensure that the U.S. has a chance to participate at all levels in the coming growth in photonics,” said SPIE CEO Eugene Arthurs. “As ABET moves to accredit programs in optics and photonics, UCF, long a leader in technology transfer programs and photonics education, is again showing its innovative drive. This timely new undergraduate program reflects the growing awareness of a vital field that has already changed the world in multiple ways – the Internet, laser surgery, and 3D imaging, to name a few -- and that will continue to change the world many times over.”

Students in the new UCF program will study geometrical optics, physical optics, optical materials, and photonics devices and systems, striking a balance between general engineering breadth and basic knowledge and practical skills for solving problems and designing and building working optical systems, Saleh said. Along with core courses, the program will provide hands-on training in laboratories and a capstone senior design project, and participation in a summer internship program with local industry will be encouraged.

As UCF faculty were instrumental in the development of the new ABET program criteria for optical, photonics and similarly named engineering programs, this new program is anticipated to become ABET accredited, which will directly serve the growing need for photonic engineers and further increase the visibility and recognition of optical and photonics engineering as
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. BioHealth Innovation, Inc. Launches Program to Help Life Science Companies Navigate Federal Funding Application Process
2. SoundMindz TM Releases ‘Anti-Anxiety TM’ Mobile App - A Complete Stress Therapy Program
3. Algae.Tec Signs MOU with WorleyParsons for Global Project Development Program
4. USP Global Fellowship Awards Program Call for Applications
5. The BioVoyage Institute Now Offering Hands-On Training Programs For Biotechnology Products & Applications
6. Annual Conference about Technology Solutions for People with Disabilities Announces Program
7. P&P Optica Invited to Cambridge Innovation Centre for the Canadian Technology Accelerator Program, One of Eight Canadian Life Science Companies Chosen to Participate
8. Z Trim Holdings Announces Conclusion of Successful Warrant Exercise Program: Raises $2.195 Million
9. Leica Biosystems and Synthon Biopharmaceuticals Partner to Develop a Companion Diagnostic Program for Targeted Cancer Therapies
10. Dr. David Slaughter Launches Groundbreaking Cavity Prevention Program That Can Lower Decay Rates by 74%
11. More Than 100 Groups Support ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/14/2014)... (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 EquitiesIQ, a ... Inc. (OTCQB: ALQA). Alliqua is an emerging biomedical company ... the wound care market. , Free report download: ... with a seasoned management team and Board, which launched ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 iLab ... Michelle Detwiler as the new Director of Product Strategy. In ... as well as iLab sub-teams to guide in the development ... that iLab provides the maximum possible benefit to the scientific ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 Global Record Systems, ... information technology solutions for patients, physicians, the biopharmaceutical ... announced today the signing of a three-year Research ... Drug Administration (FDA). This initiative is designed ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Kerr Corporation, a ... video and additional how-to information about dual arch impressions on ... with Dual Arch Impressions,” the blog entry serves up a ... and houses a step-by-step demonstration by Dr. David Little as ...
Breaking Biology Technology:EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3iLab Solutions Announces Michelle Detwiler as the New Director of Product Strategy 2Global Record Systems Announces Research Collaboration Agreement with FDA to Create a Novel “Big Data” Paradigm for Collection of Patient Safety and Outcomes Information 2
... today congratulated,growers planting Pioneer(R) brand sorghum hybrids who ... the 2007 National Sorghum Producers, (NSP),Yield and Management ... sorghum,hybrid 84G62., Farmers growing Pioneer sorghum hybrids ... First-, second- and third-place national,honors were awarded in ...
... Pharmos Corporation,(Nasdaq: PARS ) announced today ... resign from the Company., Mr. Rubino joined ... the,strategic acquisition and the subsequent integration of Vela,Pharmaceuticals ... Rubino has been focused on key business development ...
... Dec. 18 Trust for America,s,Health (TFAH) today ... the,Public,s Health from Disease, Disasters, and Bioterrorism" report, ... critical areas of the,nation,s emergency health preparedness effort ... annual cuts in federal funding for state,and local ...
Cached Biology Technology:DuPont Congratulates Growers Planting Pioneer(R) Brand Sorghum Hybrids in Winning Majority of National Categories in Yield Contest 2Pharmos Corporation Announces President & COO Alan L. Rubino to Leave Company 2Significant Progress Made in Nation's Preparedness to Respond to Public Health Emergencies; But Gaps in Critical Areas Threaten Overall Readiness 2Significant Progress Made in Nation's Preparedness to Respond to Public Health Emergencies; But Gaps in Critical Areas Threaten Overall Readiness 3Significant Progress Made in Nation's Preparedness to Respond to Public Health Emergencies; But Gaps in Critical Areas Threaten Overall Readiness 4Significant Progress Made in Nation's Preparedness to Respond to Public Health Emergencies; But Gaps in Critical Areas Threaten Overall Readiness 5
(Date:7/10/2014)... business incubator, received a $1.4 million federal grant to ... staunch bleeding during brain surgery. , Surgeons can spray ... bio-polymer solutions in the gel will cohere and control ... The gel can shorten an intracranial surgery by 30- ... the patient,s skull to be open and less anesthesia, ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... State University have developed a small, portable and ... over the world better understand the radiation around them, ... poses a health risk. , The device was developed ... incident in Fukushima, Japan, in 2011, when many regional ... being exposed to and whether their homes, food, environment ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Research Centre (CNIO) Macromolecular Crystallography Group has managed ... BuD to DNA in order to redirect it ... who led the study, says the discovery: "will ... contained in the genome to treat genetic diseases ... published in the journal Acta Crystallographica, Section ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):A start-up at NJIT develops bleeding-control gel for brain surgery 2Sophisticated radiation detector designed for broad public use 2Sophisticated radiation detector designed for broad public use 3CNIO scientists develop technology to redirect proteins towards specific areas of the genome 2
... journal Journal of Neuroinflammation suggests that chronic ... To date it has been difficult to ... (AD), especially because trials of NSAIDs appeared to have ... Prevention Trial) trial was stopped early, recent results suggest ...
... (July 1, 2012)For eastern Pacific populations of leatherback turtles, ... suggests that climate change could exacerbate existing threats and ... and hatchlings in nests buried at hotter, drier beaches ... decline, according to a new study in the journal ...
... some end up with chronic pain while others recover and ... track participants with a new back injury has found the ... A new Northwestern Medicine study shows for the ... of the brain --- related to emotional and motivational behavior ...
Cached Biology News:Rising heat at the beach threatens largest sea turtles, climate change models show 2Rising heat at the beach threatens largest sea turtles, climate change models show 3Why chronic pain is all in your head 2
...
...
... Ribonuclease III (RNase III) from E. ... double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) to dsRNA fragments that ... dsRNA results in dsRNA fragments of 12-15 ... RNA composed of canonical ribonucleotides as well ...
Mouse monoclonal [6911] to E. coli K99 pilus ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
Biology Products: