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Photonics Assistant Professor Michelle Sander Receives Prestigious Air Force Young Investigator Award

December 15th, 2016in News

Photonics Assistant Professor Michelle Sander has won a prestigious Young Investigator Research Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (ASOFR).  The ASOFR award recognizes researchers within five years of obtaining their Ph.D. who “show exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research.”  To read the full article on this topic, click here.

Photonics Innovation Center Company Receives $628,000 Grant

October 20th, 2016in News

Agira, a Photonics Innovation Center company, has received a $628,000 grant through the Department of Energy’s SunShot award.  These awards are intended to be directed toward innovative approaches to make Concentrated Solar Power collectors competitive with conventional forms of electrical power generation.  To read the full article on this topic, click here.