Optica Foundation recently awarded Ayomikun (Sam) Esan, one of our PhD students in Auckland, the inaugural Amplify Scholarship for Black Scholars in order to support the growth of a global network of Black scientists in optics and photonics. Amongst a pool of candidates from over 20 countries, Sam was among the 15 students chosen for this award. The scholarship award received support from Thorlabs, Meta, Federico Capasso, Harvard University; Corning Incorporated, IPG Photonics Corporation, and other contributors.
August 8, 2023
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has appointed Louise Parr-Brownlie as one of their newest science advisors
July 31, 2023
Summer Scholarship projects are available for review and application