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Optica Webinar with Jannick Rolland on Freeform Optics for Imaging
Join our first live Optica webinar – A lively conversation with Jannick Rolland and the Optica editors about her current research and the field at large.

In our first Light Conversations event, Optica Associate Editor Qiwen Zhan will interview recently published mini-review author Jannick Rolland about her article, “Freeform Optics for Imaging.” Optica Editor-in-Chief Prem Kumar will introduce the speakers and invite audience members to ask Rolland questions.

Topics to Be Covered
• Rolland’s start in the field of freeform optics, and her tips for those seeking to enter it
• Her current research, and how her work has evolved over time
• Her views on the direction of the design, fabrication, and metrology of freeform optics, including its most exciting developments and its biggest challenges
• The benefits of writing a mini-review for Optica, her personal experience of writing this article, and the publication process at Optica

Who Should Attend:
• Anyone interested in the design, fabrication, and metrology of freeform optics
• Those interested in learning about writing and publishing a mini-review in Optica

Jul 12, 2022 09:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Jannick Rolland
Jannick Rolland is the Brian J. Thompson Professor of Optical Engineering at the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester and CTO of LighTopTech. At the University of Rochester, she is the Director of the NSF I/UCRC Center for Freeform Optics (CeFO) and Director of the R.E. Hopkins Center for Optical Design and Engineering.
Prem Kumar
Editor-in-Chief, Optica @Northwestern University, USA
Qiwen Zhan
Associate Editor, Optica @University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China