UNM'S Optical Science and Engineering Program will participate in the New Mexico State Fair’s "Science and Technology Day/Environment Appreciation Day" on Friday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a day where the industry's leading labs, government agencies and colleges share the wonders and mysteries of science with New Mexico children and their families.

The Optical Science and Engineering Program students will demonstrate innovative and creative optical devices. This year’s demonstrations include an ultra violet light experiment, a lower powered laser demonstration and much more. The OSE booth will be located on the Avenue of the by the Beer Garden.

The OSE program is an interdisciplinary graduate program jointly administered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and affiliated with the Center for High Technology and Materials.

Student participation at this event was made possible by the UNM student chapters of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, (SPIE) and the Optical Society of America, (OSA).

The event was organized by Doris Williams, OSE program advisor. For further information, contact Williams at (505) 272-7764.