International Year of Light 2015

The year 2015 has been designated as the International Year of Light by the United Nations, and is being celebrated throughout the world. To quote the Optical Society (OSA):"The International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies (IYL 2015) is a global initiative that will highlight to the citizens of the world the importance of light and optical technologies in their lives, for their futures, and for the development of society.

As part of the IYL 2015 celebrations, we are planning to hold a one day symposium on 10 October 2015 at the Center for Lasers and Photonics (CELP) in IIT Kanpur, and would be inviting select alumni to visit us. The event would showcase the contributions of our alumni who are working in the domain of lasers and photonics, and also highlight the recent developments in photonics research at IIT Kanpur. Further, this would also serve as an ideal platform to foster collaborations and exchange of ideas.