Hajim School News 2013


Inspirational Educator, Optical Scientist, M. Parker Givens Dies at 96 (January 14, 2013)


A New Major Prepares Students for the Changing World of Audio Engineering (February 4, 2013)

Using Twitter to Predict the Influence of Lifestyle on Health (February 8, 2013)


Rob Clark Named Senior Vice President for Research, Reappointed Dean of Hajim School (March 5, 2013)


Student Team (MonoMano) Wins an International da Vinci Award (April 12, 2013)

Measurement Technique Offers a Way of Improving Optical Lens Making (April 23, 2013)

Walter Lasecki, Computer Science Graduate Student, Awarded Microsoft Research Fellowship (April 25, 2013)

Professors Agrawal, Alonso honored with teaching awards (April 30, 2013)


Amanda Chen, Biomedical Engineering Undergrad, Earns Goldwater Scholarship (May 2, 2013)

Senior Design Day (May 3, 2013)

Richard Waugh Appointed Associate Vice President for Research (May 16, 2013)

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Lemonade Calls Attention to Child Cancer Treatments (June 4, 2013)

Quantum Optics leaders from around the world convene in Rochester

Engineering Students to Help Doctors Bring Their Ideas to Life (June 24, 2013)


Eby Friedman Honored for 'Exceptional Technical Contributions' in Electrical Circuits and Systems (July 2, 2013)

New University/Industry Partnership (CeFO) Will Advance Optical Science and Engineering (July 29, 2013)

What lies beneath? Bianca Jackson, Optics postdoc, uses terahertz technology to analyze cultural and historical artifacts.


Tracking Twitter May Enhance Monitoring of Food Safety at Restaurants (August 8, 2013)

Optics Researchers Levitate a Glowing, Nanoscale Diamond (August 12, 2013)

And the winners are ... (Clothesline Arts Festival Contest) (Aug. 15)


Riccardo Betti, Eileen Pullara Honored by Hajim School (Sept. 2. 2013)

National Photonics Experts Meet in Rochester to Discuss the Industry's Economic Opportunities in the Region (September 4, 2013)

IGERT Students 'Connect' Ghana Villagers with Solar Power (Sept. 2013)

Ehsan Hoque Wins Best Paper Award for Automated Interview Coach (September 11, 2013)


"60 Years of Innovation" Brings Together Optics Entrepreneurs (October 10, 2013)

Baja SAE Team is off and running

Turning Vapors into Foam-Like Polymer Coatings (October 14, 2013)

Ching Tang Honored as Pioneer of Organic Electronics (October 17, 2013)

The University of Rochester Makes $100 Million Commitment to Data Science (October 18, 2013)

Super-Thin Membranes Clear the Way for Chip-Sized Pumps (October 28, 2013)


Hajim Students propel men's soccer team to Sweet 16 (Nov. 18)

Govind Agrawal Installed as the New Dr. James C. Wyant Professor in Optics (November 19, 2013)

Xi-Cheng Zhang Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (November 25, 2013)


Strategic Plan strengthens mission to provide full spectrum education (Dec. 3)

Hajim sophomores receive Iota Book Awards (Dec. 7)

Professor Al Clark's bridge photos find a place of honor (Dec. 18)

Rob Clark assesses the state of the Hajim School (Dec. 31)