Business News | Jul 30, 2010

ORA announces annual Student Optical Design winners

Pasadena, CA-Optical Research Associates (ORA) 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

  • LED Light Fixture Design for Pathway Marking in a Park, Fei Hu, M.S., Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Using LightTools
  • Lens Design Approach to Optical Relays, Kevin O'Shea, M.S., College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, Using CODE V

Other Award

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