Welcome to Harvard SEAS Photonics Club!

We are a student-run organization whose mission is to educate students on research related to optics and photonics. 

Here are some exciting events we have lined up for the near future:

Boston Photonics Centennial Conference

Saturday, February 25th, 2017
Northwest Building, Harvard University
52 Oxford St
Cambridge, MA 02138

Find out more about the conference here.

The Boston Photonics Centennial Conference is a one-day conference held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Optical Society (OSA). This conference will bring together students and researchers from the greater Boston area who are interested in photonics research, and provides opportunities for professional development, networking, interdisciplinary research, and outreach.

The conference will feature talks by leading academic and industry researchers, as well as oral and poster presentations by students and researchers in the greater Boston area. We welcome researchers at all levels - undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, industry researchers - to present their work at this conference, which covers fields related to photonics, such as plasmonics, metasurfaces, biophotonics, and quantum optics. 


Professors Tell All: Career trajectories and advice

Thursday, December 8th
5:30-6:30pm, Pierce 209 (Talk)
Desserts will follow after talk

RSVP here

Our fourth speaker is Prof. Federico Capasso, who will give a talk about his career and then answer your burning questions!

The talk will be followed by an informal session with drinks and desserts where we will continue the conversation with Prof. Federico Capasso and fellow students.


Journal Club

LISE 311
Pizza will be provided!

Journal club will start meeting again for the new academic year! One person will volunteer to present a paper they found interesting or cool, and will lead the discussion (e.g. by providing questions or by reading a bit more into the background on the articles).

Lunch will be provided for everyone who attends :)

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