2018 Pacific Northwest Optics Workshop

Saturday May 5, 2018 at Pacific University

Conference Room Jefferson Hall 224

The third annual Pacific Northwest Optics Workshop will be held at Pacific University on May 5, 2018. This free workshop is supported by the Optical Society of America (OSA) Columbia Section with cooperation from the OSA Oregon State University and University of Oregon student chapters that hosted the first and second workshops in May 2016 and May 2017.

For the full schedule with abstracts please click here.


9:00 am     Welcome from Karl Citek and James Butler
9:05 am     Opening Remarks from the Dean of Pacific University
9:20 am    Session 1

Thomas Plant and Robert W. McMahon – Nano Pulsers LLC

Ignas Lekavicius – University of Oregon

Derek Thomson – Pacific University

Ingrid Udd Scheel and Eric Udd – Columbia Gorge Research LLC

11:00 am     Hardware Session I and Break

11:20 am     Session 2

Sofiane Merkouche – University of Oregon

Bruce Adams – Applied Materials

12:00pm      Lunch
1:30 pm       Pacific University Lab Tour
2:40 pm       Session 3

Omkar Thaware – Casey Eye Institute

Kenneth Squire – Oregon State University

Andrew Blaikie – University of Oregon

Nicolas Falletto – ESI

Josh Ziegler – University of Oregon

4:20 pm       Hardware Presentation II and Networking

5:00 pm       End of Workshop

Parking and Directions

Jefferson Hall is located on the southern border of campus. You can print out this one day parking permit to park on campus.

Directions from Eugene

Directions from Corvallis