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LighTopTech at SPIE Optifab 2015

Cristina Canavesi is presenting a paper at SPIE Optifab:

Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy with integrated dual-axis MEMS scanner for fast 3D imaging and metrology

Paper 9633-22

Time: Monday, Oct. 12th, 5:00 PM – 5:20 PM

Author(s): Cristina Canavesi, LighTopTech Corp. (United States); Andrea Cogliati, Adam Hayes, Univ. of Rochester (United States); Anand P. Santhanam, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States); Patrice Tankam, Jannick P. Rolland, Univ. of Rochester (United States)

http://spie.org/OFB/conferencedetails/optical-fabrication

LighTopTech Awarded NSF SBIR Phase II

LighTopTech was awarded an SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Phase II grant from the National Science Foundation on “Nondestructive/noninvasive three-dimensional imaging with Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy” (IIP-1534701). The award of $1,105,353 is for a 3-year project starting 9/1/2015.

Cristina Canavesi receives the Hugh H. Whitney Award

Dr. Canavesi was awarded the Hugh H. Whitney Award for the highest record of academic achievement by a graduating student in the Class of 2015 in the Executive MBA program at Simon School of Business, University of Rochester.

ARVO Communicator Award

The paper “Assessing the microstructures of the human cornea using Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy with large field of view and high resolution” by P. Tankam, Z. He, M. Lanis, C. Canavesi, T. Lepine, H. B. Hindman, D. Topham, G. Thuret, P. Gain and J. P. Rolland was selected by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) for a “Communicator” ribbon at the 2015 Annual Meeting. This distinction has been extended to only 10% of attendees.

LighTopTech Founder Talks Challenges and Successes

Cristina Canavesi shared her startup experience in an interview for the Democrat & Chronicle. You may read the article here: LighTopTech co-founder talks challenges and successes.

LighTopTech named Finalist in the Digital Rochester 2014 GREAT Awards

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LighTopTech was named Finalist for the 2014 Digital Rochester Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievement in Technology (GREAT) Awards for the category Optics, Photonics and Imaging Technology. See the announcement on Digital Rochester website and read the press release by the Democrat & Chronicle.

Jannick Rolland awarded the David Richardson Medal of the Optical Society

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Jannick P. Rolland was awarded the David Richardson Medal of the Optical Society for visionary contributions and leadership in optical design and engineering, enabling noninvasive optical biopsy. View the official announcement>.

LighTopTech awarded Phase I STTR grant from the National Science Foundation

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LighTopTech was awarded a Phase I STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer) grant from the National Science Foundation for Jan. – Dec. 2014 for an amount of $225,000. The topic of the project is Gabor-domain optical coherence microscopy for detection of defects in manufacturing.