The Center for Freeform Optics
An Industry/University Cooperative Research Center

CeFO June updates

Right after the 2024 Spring IAB meeting, Jannick Rolland chaired the 2024 Gordon Conference in Image Science held in Newry, Maine. This international gathering drew 120 participants worldwide and featured talks ranging from dark holes and dark energy imaging to quantum imaging. Among a wide range of speakers, Dr. Aaron Bauer delivered a notable presentation on freeform optics in applications from space optics to microscopy and Dr. Miguel Alonso captivated the audience with insights into 3D polarization. Dr. Kai-Han Chang from General Motor (new member) gave a talk on the requirements and needs of heads-up displays for the future of automobile, and Dr. Jeff Kuhn CEO of MorphOptic (member since 2022) led the discussion on astronomical imaging. Drs. Fienup, Vamivakas, and Nikolov led extensive discussions with the audience in their respective fields. The success of these events was made possible through the support of industry sponsors who recognize the importance of nurturing future talent (click here to read more).