2020 Conferences and Visitors

Dr. Clive Oppenheimer, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, UK.

Frank Tittel with the University of Bari group at Photonics West, February 06, 2020 in San Francisco, CA”.

Mariam and Andrew Fried visiting Maria and Frank Tittel on the Rice University Faculty Club on January 31, 2020

2019 Conferences and Visitors

Dr. Sergio Kapusta, Director of Rice’s Energy and Environment Initiative
(right side ) talking to Vice-Rector – University of Bari visited our Rice
Laser Science Laboratory on October 10, 2019.

Prof. Robert Curl discusses a poster presentation by Xukun Yin, Yufeng Pan, Lei Dong and Frank Tittel at the Rice Smalley-Curl Institute 5th Annual Summer Research Colloquium at Duncan Hall, Rice University, August 9, 2019

View from the Warwick Tower, Apt 24F to the Miller Theater on Independence Day, July 4th 2019

Presentation by  Professor David Lancaster, School of Engineering, University of South Australia and Frank Tittel at Laser Photonics in Munich, Germany, June 24-27, 2019.

Presentation by Dr. P. Patimisco and Prof. V. Spagnolo at Rice University, May 30, 2019.

2018 Conferences and Visitors

Reunion visit by Frank Tittel to Wadham College, Oxford, UK

Lecture by Dr. P. Patimisco during the FLAIR 2018 conference

View of Olive orchard in Assisi

Assisi Cathedral entrance

Assisi Cathedral Garden

Assisi Cathedral entrance

Assisi Cathedral

Dr. Stephen So attending the FLAIR 2018 conference in Assisi, Italy

Johannes Waclawek with Frank Tittel during EGU 2018 in Vienna, Austria on April 12, 2018 with the Stephan Cathedral in the background.

Frank Tittel with friends at Easter lunch in Warsaw, Poland, on April 1, 2018.

Prof. Shigeru Yamaguchi attended ECE Corporate Affiliates Day Meeting, March 23, 2018.

Frank Tittel giving a talk, “Mid-Infrared Laser-based Trace Gas Sensor Technologies: Recent Advances and Applications,” at ECE Corporate Affiliates Day, March 23, 2018.

Sebastian M Csutak visits Rice Laser Science Group Laboratory, of Aramco Services Company, Houston TX, March 20, 2018. From left to right: S.M. Csutak, A. Sampaolo, V. Spagnolo, P. Patimisco.

ECE Seminar Series: “Data Science for Networks: a Graph Signal Processing Perspective,” Santiago Segarra, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, MIT, Tuesday, March 20, Rice University, Houston

Houston Philosophical Society Presents: “Blair House: A Special Kind of Diplomacy: A Virtual Tour Through the President’s Guest House,” Speaker: Mrs. Benedicte Valentiner. Introduced by: James Baker, former U.S. Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff under President George H. W. Bush, March 15, 2018.

Visit by U.S. Army Research Laboratory Team Organized by John Marsh; speaker Dr. Adam M. Rawlett, Chief Scientist, February 27, 2018, Rice University, Houston

En Route to Photonics West. Dr. Alexander Oraevsky and Prof. Katerina Svanberg at Photonics West. January 27, 2018 in San Francisco, CA.

2017 Conferences and Visitors

Technology-for-All Meeting, March 2017, Houston, TX

SPIE Photonics West 2017, January 28-February 2, San Francisco, CA

2017 Rice University Research Screech, November 7, Houston, TX, [Article]

2016 Conferences and Visitors

CEVE Seminar, November 11, 2016

ARPA-E Monitor Day, October 25, 2016

FLAIR 2016, September 12-16, Aix-les-Baines, France

LASCEA 2016, July 25-28, Heidelberg, Germany

CLEO 2016, June 5-10, San Jose, California

Prof. Gerard and Bernadeta Wysocki, with Natan and Tristian, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.

MM, graduate student in the Group of Prof Aydin Babakhani , Aug 11, 2016

2015 Conferences and Visitors

November 2-5 – OSA Light, Energy And The Environment Congress, November 2-5 2015, Suzhou, China

102 Rice University Commencement, May 16, 2015

Corporate Affiliates Day, April 8, 2015

MIRSENS 3, March 5-7 2015

OASIS 5, March 3 2015

SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA- Feb 7 – 12, 2015

2014 Conferences and Visitors

Prof. Frank Tittel with Dr. Regina Werle and Laura Werle who attended a memorial session for Dr. Peter Werle. Peter was a co-chair of FLAIR 2014 and revolutionary intellectual in the field of laser spectroscopy. He died unexpectedly at the age of 55 on Sep. 6 2013.

Prof. Frank Tittel and Dr. Yingchun Cao present a poster at the RQI Colloqium 2014 on August 8, 2014 in Houston, TX.

MIMeS 2014, July 21-22, 2014 in Princeton, NJ

Prof. Frank Tittel attending CLEO 2014, June 8-13, 2014 in San Jose, CA

Retirement party of Prof. Behnaam Aazhang as Department Chair, and Mandy Nevin as Webmaster, of Electrical and Computer Engineering on May 23, 2014

Visitor from University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK on May 28 2014

Visitor from Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA on May 19, 2014

FLAIR 2014, Florence, Italy, May 5-9, 2014

Visitor from Hamamatsu Photonics, Middlesex, NJ on Apr 23, 2014

Visit by scientists from Corporate Manufacturing Engineering Center, TOSHIBA Inc., Yokohawa, Japan on April 14-15, 2014

George R. Brown School of Engineering End of Year Picnic and Awards Ceremony, Houston, TX – April 12, 2014

Visitors from RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Wako, Japan – March 14, 2014

Laser Science Group visit to THORLABS, February 25-26, 2014

New Group Members arrive February, 2014

SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA – February 1-6, 2014

20 Years of Quantum Cascade Lasers Anniversary Workshop, Zurich, Switzerland – January 16-17, 2014


2013 Conferences and Visitors

Airoptic visit, February 14, 2013 – Rice University

Visiting Scholar Michael Koehring, June 15-July 15, 2013

Laser Science Group, July 2, 2013

2013 Rice Quantum Institute Colloquium XXVII, August 2, 2013

NSF-ERC MIRTHE Summer Workshop, August 4-9, 2013

Heath Consultants, Inc. Visit, August 20, 2013

INSTAAR Visit, August 24, 2013

Visit by Dr. Frank Tittel to Ellington Field for NASA-NRL Earth Science 2013 SEAC4RS Mission, August 29, 2013

NASA-DISCOVER-AQ campaign at Aerodyne Mobile Lab parked in Channelview, TX, September 3, 2013

Aerodyne Mobile Lab, September 6, 2013

Atascosita Landfill, September 7, 2013

McCarty Landfill, September 10, 2013

THORLABS visit, September 16, 2013

2013 Conference on Photoacoustic and Photothermal Theory and Applications (CPPTA), Warsaw, Poland, September 25-27, 2013

Physical Sciences visit, November 5, 2013

THORLABS visit, November 5, 2013


2012 Conferences and Visitors

2012 Rice ECE Affiliates Meeting, April 4, 2012 – Rice University

Laser Science Group Meeting, June 12, 2012

15th International Conference on Laser Optics (LO2012), June 25-29, 2012

Ammonia Leak detected in Dell Butcher Hall at Rice University, July 25, 2012

2012 Rice Quantum Institute Colloquium XXVI, August 3, 2012 – Rice University

NSF-ERC MIRTHE Summer Workshop, August 9, 2012 – Baltimore, MD

Prof. Jurgen Roepcke of the INP Leibniz-Institute for Plasma Research & Technologies at NSF-ERC MIRTHE Summer School, August 11, 2012

Laser Science Group, October 12, 2012


2011 Conferences and Visitors

SPIE Photonics West 2011, January 22-26, 2011 – San Francisco, CA

2011 Rice Quantum Institute Colloquium XXV, August 5, 2011 – Rice University


2010 Conferences and Visitors

SPIE Photonics West, January 23-28, 2010 – San Francisco, CA

OSA Optics and Photonics Congress, Laser Applications to Chemical Security and Environmental Analysis (LACSEA), January 31- February 4, 2010 – San Diego, CA

MirSens Workshop, May 6-8, 2010 – Wroclaw, Poland

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), May 16-21, 2010 – San Jose, CA

25th Anniversary Symposium, Norsk Elektro Optikk (NEO), June 11, 2010 – Oslo, Norway

MIRTHE Summer Workshop 2010, August 1st – 6th, 2010 – Rice University, Houston, TX

Visit to Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Laboratory located on Moody Towers, August 9th, 2010 – University of Houston – Houston, TX

10th International Conference on Mid-Infrared Optoelectronics: Materials and Devices (MIOMD-X), September 5th-9th, 2010 – Shanghai, China

Year of the Nano for the Rice LSG, October 10th-11th – Rice University – Houston, TX

Touring Dr. Kelly’s Compressive Sensing Lab, November 16th – Rice University – Houston, TX


2009 Conferences and Visitors

Field Laser Applications in Industry and Research (FLAIR), September 6-11, 2009 – Grainau, Germany

Mid Atlantic MEMS Alliance 10th Annual Special Topics Symposium, November 30, 2009 – Georgetown University, Washington DC

Rice Affiliates Day 2009, October 14, 2009 – Rice University, Houston, TX

MIRTHE Summer Workshop 2009, August 2-7, 2009 – St. John’s University, New York, NY