The Rochester Optics Community has lost a beloved member of our family. Rick Nasca died suddenly on Tuesday night, December 2nd. He was only 57. Rick spent his entire career at Tropel, and was optical manufacturing / finishing technology leader. He was passionate about optics education and devoted a great deal of time to MCC’s program...Continue Reading
Kevin Rolland-Thompson, group director of research and development in optics at Synopsys, Inc., and Visiting Scientist at the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester, died on 19 November. He had been undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. Highly respected for his work as well as his dedication to advancing the field and mentoring...Continue Reading
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