An official of the institution said here on Tuesday that the session was attended by numerous professionals, undergraduate and graduate students along with researchers from various universities and organisations.
Professor at the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester, NY, a fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and Chair of the Polarisation Engineering Technical Group of the OSA, Dr. Thomas G. Brown, was the keynote speaker of the session.
He described the evolution of the Optical Engineering programme at the Institute since its inception in 1929 and the tremendous impact it has had in the field and beyond.Brown pointed out that 50% of all degrees in Optics and Optical Engineering have been granted by the University of Rochester.
He was encouraging about the outlook for Optical Engineering at NEDUET and in Pakistan.
Dr. Masood Siddique, formerly of the New York State Center for Advanced Technology for Ultrafast Photonic Materials and Applications, Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers and Department of Physics and Department of Electrical Engineering—APP