Navigation Links
SPIE co-sponsors ICTP Winter College on lasers for science, medicine, and industry
Date:3/8/2013

TRIESTE, Italy, and BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA (PRWEB) March 08, 2013

Lasers and related research directions, applications in healthcare and manufacturing, and technology transfer claimed the attention of students and faculty from nearly 40 countries at the 2013 Winter College on Optics at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, 4-15 February. SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, is among eight organizations that co-sponsor the annual event and other ICTP programs to meet the needs of students and scientists in developing countries.

Directors were Roberta Ramponi (Politecnico di Milano), SPIE Fellow Fernando Mendoza Santoyo (Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, Mexico), and Fredrik Laurell (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden). Local organizers were Joseph Niemela (ICTP) and Miltcho Bojanov Danailov (Sincrotrone Trieste).

The 21 faculty from 9 countries included SPIE Fellows Paolo de Natale (Istituto Nazionale di Ottica), Anna Consortini (University of Firenze), and Vasudevan (Vengu) Lakshminarayanan (University of Waterloo); and SPIE Past Presidents Malgorzata Kujawinska (Warsaw University of Technology) and Katarina Svanberg.

Highlights included a visit to Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste facility, presentation of the 2013 ICO/ICTP Gallieno Denardo Award to Mohammad Dhafer Al-Amri (National Centre for Mathematics and Physics, King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology) and a report on the Laboratory for Lasers and Optical Fibres (LFO), which is involved in the development of the ultrafast laser systems for the Elettra project.

In addition to $5,000 in support of the Optics Winter College, SPIE provides $30,000 annually to support an optics staff position at ICTP. In conjunction with ICTP, SPIE provides free SPIE Digital Library papers for participating countries through the eJDS program, and helps fund a laboratory pursuing novel
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Cambridge Healthtech Associates™ Co-Sponsors BIO Debrief Networking Reception with Xconomy
2. How well does protective headgear work for small children engaged in Winter activities?
3. Probiotic Action and Men's Fitness Explains New Reasons Why Working out at the Gym may Cause Sickness this Winter
4. The European Union Signs Grant Contract to Fund a 2 Million Euro Biotechnology Research Project Led by Hadassah College Jerusalem
5. FirstMark Exhibiting at the American College of Cardiology 61st Annual Scientific Sessions & Expo
6. Trinity College Dublins Neuroscience and Bioengineering Programmes Receive Postgraduate Course of the Year Awards
7. Bunker Hill Community College Holds Biomedical Careers Graduation Ceremony
8. College Chairman And Prolific Inventor Develops Life-Saving, Real-Time Diagnostic Technologies
9. Western Carolina University, College of Business Appoints New Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
10. Bunker Hill Community College Student Speaks at 2012 BIO International Convention
11. Aquatic Habitats Donates Research Equipment to Gadsden State Community College
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/27/2014)... Cary, North Carolina (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 ... was invited earlier this month to sit down with Bryan ... Spencer from RPG Solutions to discuss talent in the Research ... the topics that were highlighted at the roundtable ... in the Triangle, the significance of work/life balance and the ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... Oct. 27, 2014 Kalorama Information says that ... concern in the United States ... healthcare market researcher said the FDA,s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) ... tests for the detection of the Ebola virus was ... Kalorama routinely assess the IVD industry and its biennial ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... 2014 The report “Smart Highway ... Management, Communication, Monitoring), and by Display (Variable Message ... segments the global market into various sub-segments with ... identifies the drivers and restraints for this market ... Browse 75 market tables and 37 figures spread ...
(Date:10/26/2014)... The report "Data Center Networking Market [Ethernet ... Optimization Appliances]: Global Advancements, Worldwide Forecasts & Analysis ... market into various segments with an in-depth analysis ... the factors driving this market, various restraints and ... future roadmaps. , Browse 106 market data tables ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Personify's Ryan Carfley Talks Recruiting with Triangle Business Journal, RPG Solutions 2Personify's Ryan Carfley Talks Recruiting with Triangle Business Journal, RPG Solutions 3Kalorama: PCR The Go-to Test in Ebola Fight 2Kalorama: PCR The Go-to Test in Ebola Fight 3Smart Highway Market by Technology, and Display Expected to Reach $27.992.0 Million by 2019- New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Smart Highway Market by Technology, and Display Expected to Reach $27.992.0 Million by 2019- New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Smart Highway Market by Technology, and Display Expected to Reach $27.992.0 Million by 2019- New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Data Center Networking Market by Ethernet Switches, SAN & Routers Worth $21.85 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Data Center Networking Market by Ethernet Switches, SAN & Routers Worth $21.85 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Data Center Networking Market by Ethernet Switches, SAN & Routers Worth $21.85 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... CR Approved and Launched - Screening Closed ... ALTO, Calif., May 13 Jazz,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... March 31, 2008., Total revenues for the quarter ... million for the quarter ended March 31, 2007. XYREM(R),(sodium ...
... When Sergeant Heather Maddy of the,325th Combat Support Hospital ... inquiring about a desperately needed piece,of critical care equipment ... expected one to be delivered within days -- free ... that we received the Doppler [System] a,few days ago!" ...
... China Sky One,Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKI) ... developer, manufacturer, marketer and,international distributor of pharmaceutical, medicinal ... the first quarter,ended March 31, 2008., ... Quarter 2007 (All first quarter numbers are ...
Cached Biology Technology:Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 2Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 3Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 4Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 5Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 6Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 7Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 8Serving Those Who Serve Our Country: Medical Device Company Answers the Call of a U.S. Combat Hospital in Iraq 2China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2008 Results 2China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2008 Results 3China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2008 Results 4China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2008 Results 5China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2008 Results 6China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2008 Results 7China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2008 Results 8China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2008 Results 9China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Record First Quarter 2008 Results 10
(Date:10/29/2014)... stem cell, those referred to as ,facultative, form part—together ... nothing that differentiates these cells from the others. However, ... the capacity to become stem cells again. This phenomenon ... that hosts cells that stimulate tissue growth, thus allowing ... a transplant. Knowledge of the underlying mechanism that ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... – Ghrelin is a hormone released by the stomach ... commonly viewed as a psychoactive substance that primarily affects ... food. , This knowledge, combined with findings from ... has the potential to stimulate alcohol craving. , Dr. ... and found that, as they had anticipated, alcohol craving ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... German . ... sufficient food when times are lean? By studying wild ... researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology ... great apes can acquire extra energy needed to maintain ... sleeping nests more en route to breakfast sites containing ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):A mechanism that allows a differentiated cell to reactivate as a stem cell revealed 2Ghrelin stimulates an appetite for drinking alcohol 2The early chimp gets the fig 2The early chimp gets the fig 3
... The Wildlife Conservation Society tracked a southern elephant seal ... York to Sydney and back again. , WCS tracked the ... animal nicknamed Jackson was tagged on the beach ... WCS conservationists fitted Jackson with a small satellite transmitter that ...
... Therapeutics, Inc. announced today promising clinical results ... umbilical cord blood) as part of double-umbilical cord ... malignancies who have undergone reduced-intensity conditioning therapy.  The ... American Society of Hematology (ASH) meeting, being held ...
... of Toronto have found an explanation for how the ... system to prevent infection, offering a potential clue to ... multiple sclerosis. "The findings shed light on the ... gut," said Prof. Jennifer Gommerman, an Associate Professor in ...
Cached Biology News:Elephant seal travels 18,000 miles 2Fate Therapeutics Announces Promising Data From Phase 1b Study of ProHema at the 2011 American Society of Hematology Annual Conference 2Fate Therapeutics Announces Promising Data From Phase 1b Study of ProHema at the 2011 American Society of Hematology Annual Conference 3Fate Therapeutics Announces Promising Data From Phase 1b Study of ProHema at the 2011 American Society of Hematology Annual Conference 4Intestine crucial to function of immune cells, research shows 2Intestine crucial to function of immune cells, research shows 3