Optical scientists, engineers, and technicians help to improve our world every day. They work in labs conducting experiments with high powered lasers, discover new and exciting ways to improve existing products, and use infrared sensors to better the environment. In the world of optics, you can do this and much more!

Career Options

Explore possible career options in optics and photonics.

People in Optics

People working in optics including those that have become well known symbols in the optical sciences.

Nobel Laureates

Did you know that between 2000 and 2012 a Nobel Prize was given almost every year for work in Optics related area?