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Photonics: Harnessing the Light
Explore the versatile realms of optics and photonics


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Photonics Pathways

Degree programs in electrical engineering, applied physics, and biomedical engineering.


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Outreach and Capstone

Make photonics part of your capstone research, or become part of an Enterprise like the Blue Marble Security team. Join the Michigan Tech SPIE/OSA Student Chapter to promote optics and photonics on campus and in the local area.



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Facilities, Sponsors

Top-flight, multi-disciplinary optics, photonics, and imaging facilities available for learning and research across campus.



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Join a network of professional and peer mentors while learning from faculty and staff that are at the top of their field. Alumni include past SPIE president Eustace Dereniak.