Youth Education Outreach
Activity in China
On 2 March 2012, the Institute of
Physics(IOP)-OSA student chapter at the
Chinese Academy of Sciences organized
a special education outreach activity to
“bring light” into schools for migrant
children. With the support of an OSA
Youth Education Grant, nine student
chapter members prepared an experiment and an accompanying poster to
members with 6th
Students watch an optics
demonstration by IOP-OSA
student chapter members.
Students investigate one
of the optics displays.
demonstrate optics in everyday life. For
more information, visit the IOP-OSA
chapter website at http://osa.braveline.
IONS 11 attendees in Paris.
IONS- 11 Paris
;e International OSA Network of Students (IONS)- 11 conference took place
on 22-25 February 2012 in Paris. It was
co-organized by the École Polytech-nique, the Institut d’Optique Graduate School and the ESPCI Paristech.
Guest speakers included 2011 OSA
President Christopher Dainty, National
University of Ireland-Galway, and Sune
Svanberg, University of Lund, Sweden.
Chris Dainty with IONS- 11 conference organizer, Xavier Délen.
IONS- 11 conference attendees.
Ninety-eight students from 18 di;erent
countries attended the conference, making this the largest IONS to-date!
Welcome New Editors
We are happy to announce that the
following individuals recently became
new topical editors for Optics Letters:
Ole Bang of the Technical University of Denmark; Marco Bellini of
the Instituto Nazionale di Ottica,
CNR, Italy; and Guenter Steinmeyer
of the Max Born Institute and the
Optoelectronics Research Centre,
Tampere University, Germany. We’d
also like to welcome Changhe Zhou
of the Shanghai Institute of Optics
and Fine Mechanics, China, to the
editorial board of Optics Express. In
addition, we’re pleased to announce
that Taco Visser of the Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, has
recently joined the editorial board of
Finally, several associate and topical editors have graciously agreed to
serve second three-year terms on our
journals’ editorial boards. For Applied
Optics, they are Partha Banerjee of
the University of Dayton, U.S.A.;
Francois Goudail of the Institut d’Optique,
France; and Joseph Rosen of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
For Optics Express, they are Chunlei
Guo of the University of Rochester,
U.S.A.; and Stanley Pau of the University of Arizona, U.S.A. For JOSA B
and Optics Letters, respectively, they
are Moshe Horowitz of the Technion
Israel Institute of Technology, Israel;
and Jacob Khurgin of Johns Hopkins
University, U.S.A. We thank these
members of the optics community for
their support of OSA journals.
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