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Welcome to the TU Dresden SPIE student chapter

Highlight 2018: Demetri Psaltis

In April 2018, Prof. Demetri Psaltis visited us from EPFL, Lausanne, which definitely was one of the highlights last year.

Thank you, Demetri, for the inspiring talk and the very interesting discussion afterward!

About us

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We are a group of undergraduate and graduate students in Dresden, Germany, with an interest in Optics and Photonics. Since september 2017, we belong to a worldwide network of student chapters supported by SPIE.

Our objective is to establish and intensify the contact between students and faculty at different optics-related groups and institutes in the Dresden area. Therefore, we host a monthly public lecture series in Hängemathe with speakers from research groups and institutes relevant to optics and photonics. Beside that, we plan to organize excursions to nearby companies.

For more information, have a look at our past Activities and some Fotos or follow us on twitter.

Join us!

All students are welcome to join our Chapter!

For more information, see Membership.

About SPIE

SPIE is the international society for Optics and Photonics founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. Serving more than 188,000 constituents from 138 countries, the Society advances emerging technologies through interdisciplinary information exchange, continuing education, publications, patent precedent, and career and professional growth. SPIE annually organizes and sponsors approximately 25 major technical forums, exhibitions, and education programs in North America, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific. For more information, visit