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.
September 7, 2022
We caught up with Frank for a run down on how he got involved with photography and events.
August 22, 2022
The 2022 Dodd-Walls Centre symposium was a great opportunity for our community to reconnect after an isolating couple of years.