For his numerous contributions to the Arizona science and technology communities, Professor Emeritus James C. Wyant, the founding dean of The University of Arizona’s College of Optical Sciences, will be awarded the AccountabilIT Lifetime Achievement Award October 24 at the 2019 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Optics and Photonics
When it comes to technology talent, Tucson can’t yet compete with giants like San Francisco and Seattle. But Tucson recently got on the map- literally- as an up-andcoming,smaller North American market for top tech talent in a report issued by CBRE Research.
Tucson’s sunshine and low humidity not only are attractive to tourists and residents. They also are two of the many reasons why Tucson is a key player in the aerospace & defense industry. This white paper written by Commercial Real Estate Group identifies a number of reasons why Tucson has been, and continues to be, a hub for aerospace and defense industry leaders and suppliers.
Although the International Day of Light is over, the glow of the Tucson optics industry grows brighter.