OSA Rochester Section is an enthusiastic group of educators, students, engineers, scientists, and business leaders who are dedicated to promoting optics education and the continued growth of our Rochester optics community. 


Our corporate members are part of Rochester's vibrant optics industry and support spreading knowledge of optics through workforce development, technical literacy, and continuing professional development. Meet our corporate sponsor community.

Educational Institutions

Our section includes optics educators and students from high school through advanced graduate research. Our educational institutions are inspiring and educating the next generation of optical innovators and support fundamental research and cutting-edge applications. 


Membership in OSA Rochester Section is a great way to get connected to our Rochester optics community. Members receive notifications our monthly talks and other events and are invited to participate in OSA Rochester outreach events. Dues also support the Bob Novak OSA-RS Scholarship for the Optical Technology program at Monroe Community College and the Optics Suitcase outreach project.



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CAL Membership

CAL Outreach

CAL Scholarship

Education Chair

Education Co-Chair

IT Chair

Social Chair

Program Co-Chair

Program Co-Chair

House Co-Chair

House Co-Chair


Consider Becoming a Corporate Sponsor

We appreciate the support of our Corporate Sponsors for ongoing educational outreach to the Rochester community by "increasing and diffusing the knowledge of optics and closely allied sciences". To become a corporate sponsor, please submit your information here: Become a Sponsor. 

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