Kathy Hoogeboom-Pot get one of the Judge's Choice award at the 2013 IGERT Video and Poster Competition. It was just announced that Kathy Hoogeboom-Pot video submission to the 2013 IGERT Video and Poster Competition
has been selected as one of 25 winning submissions! Having received one
of the Judge's Choice awards, Kathy is now invited to the all-day
awards ceremony that will take place in the National Science Foundation
Headquarters, in Arlington, Virginia, on June 11, 2013.
year’s competition included 124 submissions from 119 IGERT programs and
249 Ph.D. students nationally. The online video competition on
www.igert.org, has received over 16,500 “Likes” on Facebook and over
39,000 unique visitors from over 153 countries. Additionally, news
sites such as Scientific American, Nature, Red Orbit, and Yahoo have
featured the competition. Congratulations to Kathy! 05/24/2013
2013 IGERT Video & Poster Competition is now open to the public! The online 2013 IGERT Video and Poster Competition is now live. Click your way to http://posterhall.org/igert2013/posters/375 and
enjoy Kathleen Hoogeboom – Pot entry explaining how small is different.
Kathleen, an advanced student from the Physics Department working in
Profs. Margaret Murnane and Henry Kapteyn’s group, is COSI
representative in this year annual competition sponsored by the
National Science Foundation and facilitated by IGERT.org. Everyone
visiting the competition website has the opportunity to interact with
the presenters, "like" their favorite presentation on Facebook, and
help select the winners among the 119 participants.
Don’t forget, visit http://posterhall.org/igert2013/posters/375 by May 24 and vote for Kathleen’s fabulous entry! 05/21/2013
Professor Henry Kapteyn elected member of the US National Academy of Sciences. Professor
Kapteyn, from JILA and CU's Physics Department, has been elected member
of the US National Academy of Sciences. An active participant in the
COSI-IGERT since the beginning of the program, Prof. Kapteyn has been
the advisor of many students in the program. He was one of the first
faculty to present his research in the COSI Seminars (see video of his
presentation here). See the official announcement on the NAS website.
The May issue of The COSI@CU Newsletter is now available. This issue of The COSI@CU Newsletter
features the three COSI students that successfully presented their PhD
Dissertations during the last month, and OSA's recognition to Prof. Tom Cathey. It also informs about the 2013 IGERT Poster and Video Competition and COSI's representative Kathleen Hoogeboom-Pot, and lists the latest video on
the COSI@CU YouTube Channel. The May Newsletter is available at http://cosi.colorado.edu/Newsletters/2013-05.
Prof. Tom Cathey, Jr. recognized with the Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize. The
Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize recognizes significant
research accomplishments in the field of optical engineering. The 2013
edition of the award is presented to W. Thomas Cathey for seminal
contributions to the field of computational optical imaging and its
commercial application. Read here the official OSA news release. 4/15/2013
COSI@CU can now be also followed on Google+. Now the latest news can also be found in Google+, just follow COSICUB (https://plus.google.com/100315983731120896120/posts) and you will receive the latest information related to the program.
New issue of The COSI@CU Newsletter is now available. The April issue of The COSI@CU Newsletter reports about the succesfull COSI@CU Industrial Advisory Board and COSI@CU Conference just held in Estes Park, CO,
information about all the upcoming thesis defenses by COSI students,
and a listing of the April COSI seminars and the latest videos on
the COSI@CU YouTube Channel. The April Newsletter is available at http://cosi.colorado.edu/Newsletters/2013-04.
COSI Trainee to defend his PhD thesis. On April 9, Ryan Lewis, an Applied Math student working with Prof. Gregory Beylkin, will present his Ph.D. dissertation on "Nonlinear Approximations in Filter Design and Wave Propagation". The talk will take place in Room ECOT 314 of the Engineering Center at 11 am. 04/01/2013
COSI Trainee to defend his PhD thesis. On April 4, Kevin Dean,
a Chemistry and Biochemistry student working with Prof. Amy Palmer,
will present his Ph.D. dissertation "Fluorescent Proteins:
Spectroscopic Studies, Microfluidic Analysis, and Generation of
Improved Variants". The talk will take place in Room JSCBB B331 of the
Biofrontiers Building on East Campus at 2:30 pm. 04/01/2013
Former COSI Trainee to defend his PhD thesis. On April 4, Adam Urness, an
Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering student working with Prof.
Robert McLeod, will present his Ph.D. dissertation on "Liquid
Deposition Photolithography for Efficient Three Dimensional
Structuring". The talk will take place in Room ECOT 831 of the
Engineering Center at 1:30 pm. 04/01/2013
New edition of The COSI@CU Newsletter is now available. The
March issue of The COSI@CU Newsletter fetaures information about the
upcoming COSI@CU Industrial Advisory Board and COSI@CU
Conference, a first person of a student's experience during his
COSI international rotation
in Europe, the announcement of the COSI representative for the 2013
IGERT Video & Poster Competitioin, and a listing of the March COSI
seminars and the latest videos on the COSI@CU YouTube Channel. The
March Newsletter is available at http://cosi.colorado.edu/Newsletters/2013-03.
Prof. Robert McLeod of
Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering and advisor to many past
and present COSI students, received the 2013 Intel Outstanding
Researcher Award in Optoelectronics. 02/27/2013
Registration to the 3rd COSI@CU Industrial Advisory Board Meeting and COSI@CU Conference is now open. This year, this two-day meeting
will be held in Estes Park, CO on March 28 and 29, 2013 and it will be
a great opportunity for everyone related to this field, including
company representatives, current and past students, and faculty, to
network and think about the COSI field and the future of this program
in a unique setting. The schedule, which you can find
bellow, will include among other activities, oral and poster
presentations by CU students and graduates, presentations
by company representatives and group discussion about different topics.
The most up to date information will always be available on the meeting website. To sign up, just follow the link to the meeting registration page. E-mail us to email@example.com with any question, request, or suggestion you may have. 02/26/2013
COSI@CU launches its new newsletter. Called
"The COSI@CU Newsletter", this new communication tool will allow us to
improve the interaction with all the COSI@CU community, including
students, faculty, and academic and industrial partners. It reflects on
a monthly basis all the news related to the COSI-IGERT, such as
prizes, awards, graduations, grants, etc. The February 2013 edition was
sent out to all the cosi-news list recipients (send an e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org containing subscribe cosi-news
[your-full-name] in the text of the message) and can also be found
COSI@CU launches its new Youtube Channel. All
COSI@CU recorded seminars are now online for streaming to any
device with access to YouTube. The new seminars that will be recorded,
together with other featured videos, will now be uploaded as they
become available. The new COSI@CU channel could be found by
searching for "COSI@CU" at the YouTube searching box or simply
by following this link. 01/29/2013
COSI Associate to give her PhD dissertation. Ginni Grover,
a graduate student at the Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
Department with Prof. Rafael Piestun's group, will defend her PhD
thesis. The talk will take place in the ECEE Conference Room (EE1B55)
on January 29 and the title of her presentation will be
"Computational-optical microscopy for 3D biological imaging beyond the
diffraction limit". 01/19/2013
The program for the Fall 2013 COSI Seminar Series is anow vailable online. To highlight in the
roster of great speakers enlisted for this semester includes, is David
Wineland, 2012 Physics Nobel Prize winner. A pdf file with
the program for the new semester can be downloaded from here. 01/07/2013
Former COSI Trainee graduated. On October 25, Matthew Reynolds,
an Applied Math student working with Prof. Gregory Beylkin, succesfully
presented his Ph.D. dissertation on "Nonlinear approximations in
tomography, quadrature construction, and multivariate reductions". 10/26/2012
COSI Associate succesffully presented her PhD dissertation. Kathleen Owkes,
a graduate student at the Mechanical Engineering Department with Prof.
John Daily's group, defended her PhD thesis on November 9. The title of
her presentation was "An Optical Characterization Technique for Parabolic Trough Solar Collectors Using Images of the Absorber Reflection".
COSI Trainee Callie Fiedler is one of the three winners of the 2012 CPIA Annual Meeting Poster Contest. Callie Fiedler,
a second year PhD student in Rober McLeod's group, won for the content
and presentation of her poster "Multi-material Three Dimensional
Printing at the Micron Scale".
New COSI Trainee. Starting in the 2012 Fall semester, Physics graduate student Angel Martinez will be joining the COSI-IGERT as a trainee. Angel's current research in Professor Ivan Smayliuk's group is in the field of liquid crystals. Welcome to the program!
COSI Trainee was invited to the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Physics. Physics graduate student Kathleen Hoogeboom-Pot
was selected by the Department of Energy to be US delegate to the
2012 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Physics that was held in July
2012 in Lindau, Germany.
COSI Trainee graduated. On Friday May 18 2012, COSI Fellow Dan Kaslovsky, an Applied Math student working with Prof. François Meyer, succesfully defended his PhD thesis: "Geometric Sparsity in High Dimension".
The Second COSI Industrial Advisory Board Meeting and the First COSI Retreat, was held together on March 25 and 26 in Breckenridge, CO.
One more COSI Trainee graduated. On Tuesday February 7 2012, COSI Fellow Sean Quirin
successfully defended his PhD thesis: "Quantitative Optical Imaging and
Sensing by Joint Design of Point Spread Functions and Estimation
Margaret Murnane, a Distinguished Professor at the Physics Department and one of the COSI-IEGRT co-PI, has been chosen by President Obama to be
chairwoman of the President’s Committee on the National Medal of
Science. Click here to read the announcement published by the University of Colorado.
Research by COSI fellow Sean Quirin, former COSI associate Prasanna Pavani, and
COSI faculty advisor Rafael Piestun on "Optimal 3D single-molecule
localization for superresolution microscopy" appears in the Proceedings of
the National Academy of Sciences.
Research by COSI fellow Don Conkey and COSI faculty advisor Rafael
Piestun on "High-speed scattering medium characterization" appears in
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