About Us

The Student Optics Chapter, or SOCk, is an educational, professional and social outlet for undergraduate and graduate students affiliated with the Optical Society (OSA) and SPIE. Among their many activities are the biweekly Community Speakers lecture series, fun social events, and the annual Laser Fun Day outreach event. The mission of SOCk is to support students of optics by providing valuable academic resources, facilitating social networking, and representing the study of light to the public.

2018-2019 Officers

Top Row, Left to Right: Adriana Mitchell (President), Josh McDonald (Vice President), Jilian Nguyen (Treasurer), Christian Syson (Secretary), Matt Latta (Academic Chair)

Bottom Row, Left to Right: Maryam Baker (Academic Chair), Erin Clark (Social Chair), Matt Noyes (Social Chair), Kali Gagne (Outreach Chair), Kira Purvin (Outreach Chair)


Contact us with any questions.

Adriana: adrianamitchell@email.arizona.edu

Josh: jpmcd@email.arizona.edu

Jilian: jiliannguyen@email.arizona.edu

Christian: nikolass@email.arizona.edu

Matt L: mattlatta@email.arizona.edu

Maryam: mtanbal@email.arizona.edu

Matt N: mrnoyes@email.arizona.edu

Erin: eclark@optics.arizona.edu

Kali: kaligagne@email.arizona.edu

Kira: kirap@email.arizona.edu