The University of Iowa


Optical Science and
Technology Center

OSTC Annual Symposium & Poster Session

104 IATL, University of Iowa, 205 North Madison Street

Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories, 104 Large Conference Room

Join us for the fourteenth annual Optical Science & Technology Center's Symposium & Poster Session.

Held in the University of Iowa's Iowa Advanced Technology Center, the birthplace of OSTC, there will be an impressive lineup of special sessions and events.


8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Speaker Session

David Peters, Sandia National Laboratory “Optical Field confinement using metasurfaces/plasmonics for increased-efficiency infrared detectors”

Claudio Margulis, Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa “Everything Anomalous About Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids”

Allan Guyman, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa“Patterned Substrates for Neurite Guidance” (tentative title)

Leslie Flynn, College of Education, University of Iowa “STEM Innovator: A Framework for K-12 Engagement with STEM Industry Leaders”


12–1:00 p.m. Luncheon

1:00–3:00 p.m. Poster Session



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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Genette Campbell in advance at or 319-353-0974.