CREOL Community Supporters Share Research, Advancements at 2022 Affiliates Day

May 16, 2022 by
A preview of the future in optics was shared over two days in April at the CREOL Industrial Affiliates Symposium. The symposium attracted top talent from around the globe and at UCF to explore and discuss topics including augmented and virtual reality; liquid crystal optical elements; and highlights of the latest glass research. It was […]

CREOL Faculty Named New UCF Trustee Chair Professors

April 27, 2022 by
Two faculty members from CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics, were named this week as UCF Trustee Chair Professors. The five-year appointment recognizes the “national and international reputation” of Professor Shin-Tson Wu, Ph.D., and Pegasus Professor Kathleen Richardson, Ph.D. “This university acknowledges what we already know in CREOL about the exemplary character and research […]

Alfred University Magazine Features Alumna Kathleen Richardson

April 21, 2022 by
The alma mater of Pegasus Professor Kathleen Richardson, Ph.D., recently dedicated a story to her success in the April issue of the university magazine. Richardson acquired all three of her degrees from Alfred University, where she exceled in ceramics engineering studies. Following her bachelor’s degree, Richardson pursued a master’s part-time, while working at the University […]

UCF-developed Real-time Blood Monitor Saves Doctors Critical Time During Surgery

April 11, 2022 by
An innovative device developed by University of Central Florida and Orlando Health researchers can save doctors critical time during life-or-death operations, like heart surgery. Their real-time blood monitor provides instant blood analysis to let surgeons know if a deadly problem in many surgeries — blood coagulation — is happening. Current tests can take up to […]

UCF Helps World Recognize Glass is Vital to Art and Technology

April 6, 2022 by
The United Nation’s Year of Glass kicks off its United States celebrations today (April 5) with a host of activities at our nation’s capital. The American Ceramic Society organized the Year of Glass Conference, which runs April 5-7. UCF College of Optics and Photonics Professor Kathleen Richardson, who helped lobby and plan events for the […]

Ph.D. Candidate Details Academic Path in LIA Spotlight

March 18, 2022 by
Ruitao Wu was selected recently for the student spotlight in LIA Today. The feature in the November/December 2021 issue includes an interview with Ramirez. Click here to view the original article. (Reprinted with permission.) When you were you first introduced to photonics/electro-optics? “I was first introduced to the field of photonics by Prof. Guiyao Zhou […]

Two CREOL Ambassadors Spread UCF Name at International Glass Conference

March 9, 2022 by
A high-profile global conference celebrating the United Nation’s Year of Glass included two professors from CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics, as top speakers. The Year of Glass designation recognizes the pivotal role glass has played across centuries and cultures, from ancient Egyptian art to the silica glass in the fiber optical cables that […]

CREOL Inspired New Career Trajectory for ’22 Distinguished Alumna

March 7, 2022 by
Taking chances on a new experiences has yielded multiple rewards for Félicie Albert, Ph.D., including a new title as 2022 Distinguished Alumna of the Year from CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics. The French-born physicist’s first encounter with risk took place at the Ecole Centrale de Marseille of Marseille, France, where she was finishing […]

Wu Recognized With Edwin H. Land Medal By Optica

March 2, 2022 by
Pegasus Professor Shin-Tson Wu, Ph.D., was recognized recently by Optica for his contributions to the development of novel displays and diffractive optics for commercial products and widespread applications, especially for augmented reality, virtual reality and imaging devices. The Edwin H. Land Medal is a tribute to the work of the eponymous scientist’s “scientific intensity and […]

Graduate Student Chosen For Spotlight In LIA Today

February 18, 2022 by
Ricardo Bustos Ramirez, Ph.D., was selected recently for the student spotlight in LIA Today. The feature in the November/December 2021 issue includes an interview with Ramirez. Click here to view the original article. (Reprinted with permission.) When you were you first introduced to photonics/electro-optics? “I was introduced by a friend from college who was doing […]

LiKamWa Named CREOL Associate Dean

January 28, 2022 by
Professor Patrick LiKamWa, Ph.D, has been named the newest associate dean of CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics. LiKamWa moved from England to Florida in the Fall of 1989 to pursue his teaching career at UCF. Prior to his arrival, he was working at the University of Sheffield after receiving his Ph.D. in Electrical […]