Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) November 15, 2013
Students at six additional universities can now access diverse career-boosting growth and leadership programs as members of new SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, Student Chapters, approved by the Board of Directors of the Society at their October meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
The newest SPIE Student Chapters are at:
SPIE has added 26 chapters in 2013 at schools such as Johns Hopkins University, Utsunomiya University, Institute FEMTO-ST, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, and University of California, Irvine, and now boasts 238 Student Chapters composed of more than 6,400 members in 47 countries worldwide.
“As the SPIE Student Chapter program continues to grow we welcome new chapters from all over the world. Creating leaders in industry, government, and academics, SPIE student chapters are involved in hosting excellent student conferences and annually inspiring thousands of students with education outreach programs,” said Tasha Chicovsky, SPIE Student Activities Coordinator. "We are continually grateful to our students for their commitment to the field and their work in raising awareness and interest in optics and photonics.”
SPIE welcomed three new Chapters SPIE Optics + Photonics in August as well:
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