ORA announces annual student optical design competition results

Date Announced: 09 Aug 2006

Optical Research Associates (ORA®), Pasadena, CA, has selected the winners of their annual Student Optical Design Competition, in which awards totaling $4,000 are granted.

The annual awards are presented to students in North America working toward a bachelor’s, master’s, or Ph.D. degree, who utilize the company’s CODE V® or LightTools® software to perform research in some area of optical design or engineering.

The winners of the 2006 ORA Optical Design Competition are:

Top Awards
Fei Hu, "LED Light Fixture Design for Pathway Marking in a Park"
M.S., Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Using LightTools

Kevin O’Shea, "Lens Design Approach to Optical Relays"
M.S., College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona
Using CODE V

Other Award
Yijing Fu, "Design of an All-Plastic Compact HMD"
Ph.D., Institute of Optics, University of Rochester
Using CODE V

With over 40 years of success as an industry leader, Optical Research Associates (ORA) is committed to delivering innovative solutions to the optics industry. With its CODE V and LightTools software products, ORA is the world’s leading developer of optical software. ORA is also the largest independent supplier of optical design and engineering services, with more than 4,000 completed projects since the Company was founded in 1963.

David Brown, Vice President of Sales and Marketing Optical Research Associates telephone 626 795-9101 FAX 626-795-0184


Web Site:http://www.opticalres.com

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