ROCHESTER, NY – The JML Optical family said goodbye to one of its most accomplished members this year. Gerry Lynch was one of the first employees shortly after JML was founded in 1972. She spent the next 45 years working with the company. Gerry was one of the very first female students to attend classes...Continue Reading
A lot of people in the Optics & Photonics community will be sad to learn that we lost Sasha Pearlman on March 22nd. Sasha was born in Lvov, Ukraine in 1950. He immigrated to Israel at the age of 17 and began studying optical engineering shortly after his time in the Israeli army. He began working...Continue Reading
We Rarely Make Appeals Many of you may know Lori Steffenilla, a long-time member of the Optics and Photonics Community. Lori is currently the Director of Operations at GS PLASTIC OPTICS. Previously, Lori was VP of Operations for Syntec Optics. On December 28th 2016, Lori and her family suffered a devastating loss when her husband...Continue Reading
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
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