Our goal is to help connect students all over campus with the resources they need for future development through seminars, industry outings and informal gatherings. Students from every discipline are encouraged and welcome to help shape this newly reformed organization! You need not even be a member of SPIE. Please forward any questions, comments, suggestions to spie.osa.uw@gmail.com.

Who we are?
The group currently encompasses students and faculty from Astronomy, Biomedical Engineering, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, Medical Physics, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Engineering Mechanics and Aeronautics with an interest in optics and photonics. 

Congratulations to our newly elected executive committee!
Sophie Mancha - President
Emily Shelton - Vice-President
April Yu - Secretary
Benjamin Robinson - Treasurer
Bryan Rubio - Outreach Director

How to become an official member?
Just click here and then hit the "Join or Renew" option in the middle of the page. Student membership fee is $20/year.

How to get event announcements?
Events are announced through a few different means as listed below:

  • Via e-mail announcement: We try to send an announcement through our mailing list at least a week before our events. A reminder usually will be sent the day before the event is to take place. To be added to our mailing list, please e-mail us at spie.osa.uw@gmail.com. If you attend one of our meetings, we can also sign you up for our mailing list.
  • On this website: Announcements of events will usually be listed on the "News" page, the link is on the left panel of this page.
  • On our facebook page: Events are listed on our Facebook page which can be found here. In addition, pictures from previous events will be posted there.