Current Activity

!!! Upcoming event: Visit to Kharkiv school 87 (2 March, 2018) !!!

-- Festival "Workshop of Light Wonders" (during May, 2018): The members of ILTPE OSA Student chapter will hold the master-classes for all interested children from 6 to 10 years old. Anyone can take part in these classes! It will need only pre-registration to know how working places and materials to prepare. During one master class they will make the simple hand-made optical devices. Also we would discuss with children about the physical principle of the manufactured things. There will be groups of up to 20 children. The duration of the event is up to 1.5 hours.

-- All-Ukrainian Day of Science (19 May, 2018): The third Saturday of May in Ukraine is the professional holiday of scientists in Ukraine. There are a lot of events on this day in Kharkiv too. We plan to organize demonstrations for all interested children and adults and to show the basic experiments with visible light adding the demonstrations of the simple electric circuits, photocells, multimedia tools and cartoons, optical illusions, games with the light due to crystal balls, infrared thermometer and studying objects using an optical microscope. There will be groups of up to 50 people. Pre-registration required. Start of the registration- 1 of May. The duration of the event is up to 2 hour.

-- Competition for the best optical projects. (1 March - 15 May, 2018): Schoolchildren from Kharkiv and the Kharkiv region could take part in the competition for the best optical projects. The purpose of the competition is to come up with an interesting or unusually designed handcrafted things or devices that have to do with the optical processes. The time of the contest start is 1 March. The deadline for the contest is 15 May. Winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd places) in the several categories (junior school, secondary school, high school) will be awarded on 16 May in the frame of the celebration of the Day of Light. If possible, an exhibition of the best works or photos of the best works will be organized.

-- Celebration of the International Day of Light (16 May, 2018): ILTPE OSA Student Chapter plans to hold a big-scale meeting devoted to the International Day of Light on the base of B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering of the NAS of Ukraine. The Program will include the scientific popular lectures, excursions to the Optical Laboratory of the Institute, scientific quests with the tasks on optical topic for the secondary and high school children and optics games for junior school and preschool children.

-- Visit to Kharkiv school 87 (2 March, 2018): Visit to this local school with the optical and low-temperature demonstration for pupils.

-- ILTPE OSA Chapter Winter Meeting with members of our Chapter (13 February, 2018): Photo Report. 13 of February the traditional Winter Meeting took place in ILTPE. The first part of our meeting has been dedicated to our future members. Our guests were students of NTU "KhPI". We have spoken about how exactly to become and to be the members, about the advantages we possess and have offered students to join us. Within our scientific workshop all ladies have been congratulated with International Day of Women and Girls in Science and naturally have been given the special gifts with OSA logos. Dear girls, we love You and we are proud of You!!! After a nice coffee-break the second part has been dedicated to our present members. The future plans and activities have been discussed in detail. Warm and friendly atmosphere due to hot tea, sweets and pizza was absolutely guaranteed!) We are very grateful to all our members! We hope this year will be even more favorable and interesting!

-- ILTPE OSA Winter Meeting in Scientific Undergraund (18 January, 2018): Photo Report. Our chapter organized meeting for students and young researches with the interest in in optics and photonics. The program included detailed lecture about OSA and SPIE societies with coffee/tea for good mood. We also thank Kharkiv National Technikal University "Kharkiv Polytechnik Institute" for hospitality during the meeting.