GENERAL INFORMATION

International School on Optics and Photonics is a professional development event organized by the RAU OSA Student Chapter with the assistance from RAU Department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures and RAU & NAS SPIE Student Chapter.

Primary goal of ISOP is to raise students' professional development and scientific excellence in Optics and Photonics. This school will also give them opportunity to learn about making successful presentations, writing papers for scientific journals, available grants/foundations for physics students.

Working language

English and Armenian are the official languages of the school.

Please, note that the students’ competition will be in English.

Registration

Registration is free and the deadline is June 1.

You can register here: https://isopschool.typeform.com/to/rcRlsX

The school starts on July 1, 2019.

School Venue

Russian-Armenian University

Address: Hovsep Emin 123

Contacts

Koryun AVANESYAN: koryun.avanesyan@gmail.com

Organizers

Directors

Grigor Mantashyan

President of RAU OSA Student Chapter, Russian-Armenian University

David Hayrapetyan

Head of the department of General Physics and Quantum Nanostructures, Russian-Armenian University

Coordinator

Koryun Avanesyan

Officer of RAU OSA Student Chapter, Russian-Armenian University

Program Comittee

Sotirous BASKOUTAS

University of Patras, Greece

Dmitriy FIRSOV

Peter The Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia

David HAYRAPETYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Eduard KAZARYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Svetlana MASHURYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Paytsar MANTASHYAN

Institute of Physical Research of NAS RA, Armenia

Hayk SARKISYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Mary YESAYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Organizing Comittee
RAU OSA Student Chapter
RAU And NAS SPIE Student Chapter
Russian-Armenian University

Schedule

Day 1 - 2: Scientific seminars during which leading experts in Optics and Photonics will present their achievements and possibilities for students in the future.

Day 3: A series of lectures from the representatives of the private sector (e.g. Success Stories from CEOs of private companies, What skills are needed in private companies etc.)

Day 4: Participants will be given master classes by experts on how to make successful presentations, write scientific papers, grants etc. Participants will be presented with the information about OSA (e.g What is OSA? How can OSA benefit your career? etc.). During this stage, other international societies will also present their student chapter (SPIE, EPS).

Day 5: Students will be encouraged to use their newly acquired knowledge to make their own presentations to participate in the best presentation, best poster presentation, best motivation letter competition.

Day 6: The last part will be intended for Women in Optics. During this stage, female participants will get acquainted with the grants and programs directed at women and be inspired by success stories.

Day 7: Banquet and Award ceremony.

INVITED SPEAKERS

Inna AMIRKHANYAN

ISTC Foundation, Armenia

Ani APRAHAMIAN

A.I. Alikhanian National Science Laboratory, Armenia

Anna ASATRYAN

Yerevan State University, Armenia

Elina ASRIYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Hakob AVETISYAN

CEO of Gate42, Armenia

Sotirous BASKOUTAS

University of Patras, Greece

Mikayel EGIBYAN

CEO of Wolfram Armenia, Armenia

Emil GAZAZYAN

Institute of Physical Research of NAS RA, Armenia

Aleksandr GRIGORYAN

CEO of Solar Group, Armenia

David HAYRAPETYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Taguhi HAYRAPETYAN

SoutTech Consulting Inc., Armenia

Anahit HOVHANNISYAN

Central bank of Armenia, Armenia

Eduard KAZARYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Varsenik KHACHATRYAN

Siemens, Armenia

Artavazd KOSTANYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Svetlana MASHURYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Varsenik NERSESYAN

Ghent University, Belgium

Gevorg QARYAN

A.I. Alikhanian National Science Laboratory, Armenia

Artsrun SARGSYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Arthur TARLOYAN

CEO of 4p1p, Armenia

Hovhannes TEVOSYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Mary YESAYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Roxana ZAKHARYAN

Russian-Armenian University, Armenia

Sponsors

Contacts

Koryun AVANESYAN: koryun.avanesyan@gmail.com

Russian-Armenian University

123 Hovsep Emin Str., Yerevan, 0051, Armenia