Past Events

Field Trip to Newport Corporation (April 20, 2018)
We had the opportunity to tour the Newport Corp manufacturing facilities for lens coating and optical table as well as their applications lab!

Jean-luc Doumont - "Getting the Message Across" (April 4, 2018)

Field Trip to Murillo Family Observatory (Nov 2017)

We attended visitor nights at the Murillo Family Observatory, which provides tours of the facility and telescopes for viewing the night sky. 

Interview Skills Workshop (Oct 2017)

We hosted a interview skills workshop presented by the UCR Career Center! 

Research Networking Q&A Dinner (Nov 2016)

We hosted a networking dinner where undergraduates had the opportunity to speak with graduate student researchers and to get tips on how to get into research labs at UC Riverside. 


Field Trip to Palomar Observatory (Nov 2016)


Our chapter took a day to visit the Palomar Observatory near San Diego.  We got to see some interesting exhibits about optics in space, observe the inner workings of a research grade telescope and take in the scenery. 

Field Trip to Jet Propulsion Laboratory (June 16, 2015) 


Field Trip to Newport Corporation (May 29, 2015)



Griffith Observatory (May 23, 2015)


We took a Saturday to visit the Griffith Observatory


Dr. Jean-Luc Doumont at UC Irvine (April 7, 2015)

We attended Dr. Jean-Luc Doumont’s talk titled, “How to Work Effectively During Your PhD”, hosted by UC Irvine.

Field Trip to TruTouch Technologies (Dec 2014)

We visited the local starter company TruTouch Technologies in Riverside, CA.