When: Wednesday May 4th, 6pm
Where: Mosher Alumni House at UCSB
Presented in collaboration with AIM Photonics!
Graduate Students: FREE
Dinner & Drinks included (21+ Only)
Here are a few pictures for the imaginative photonics community at Santa Barbara:
See our 2014 Banquet here.
Using optics and precision metrology in LIGO to measure black hole mergers from across the universe
Dr. Joshua Smith from Cal State Fullerton’s Gravitation-Wave Physics & Astronomy Center
Currently, Smith is active in gravitational research, astronomy education research, and teaching physics and astronomy. His research is focused on detecting gravitational waves from astronomical sources using LIGO in collaboration with colleagues in GWPAC and in the international LIGO Scientific Collaboration.
Social Time & Dinner: Appetizers & Drinks (one complimentary drink is included with ticket)
Keynote: Joshua Smith: Using optics and precision metrology in LIGO to measure black hole mergers from across the universe
AIM-Photonics: Dean of Engineering Rod Alferness
Talks from Sponsors: Hewlett Packard Labs, Freedom Photonics
The Balcony & Library will be set aside for Networking/Socializing.