Section Locations

Section Locations

World MapOSA Local Sections promote optics through a variety of activities, including hosting local meetings focused on technical topics, business networking and teaching young students about science and the world of optics. OSA's national organization supports Local Sections through activity grants, awards, publications, guest lecturer programs, networking opportunities and more. A full listing of section benefits is available online.

If there is an OSA Local Section in your area, we encourage you to become an active member. If you do not yet have a nearby Local Section, we invite you to establish one.

OSA Local Sections:

Click on a state or country name for a listing of local sections.

Alabama
Huntsville Electro-Optical Society (HEOS)
 

CaliforniaTop
Conejo Ventura Optical Society of America CVOSA
President: Eric and Virginina Ford
Email: eric.ford@eideticoptical.com

25113 Malibu Road
Malibu, CA 90265

Northern California Local Section of the Optical Society of America
 

Optical Society of Southern California (OSSC)
President: Bo Wang
Email: President@ossc.org
Website: http://www.ossc.org

14271 Jeffery Road, Suite #136
Irvine CA, 92620
 

District of ColumbiaTop
National Capital Section of OSA (NCS)
Contact: James B. Heaney
Email: james.b.heaney@nasa.gov
Website: http://ncs-osa.org/

6 Olivewood Ct.
Greenbelt MD 20770
 

IllinoisTop
Optical Society of Chicago (OSC)
President: Tara Maggiano
Email: opticalsocietychicago@gmail.com
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/opticalsocietyofchicago/

825 Pearson - 6E
Des Plaines, IL 60016
 

MassachusettsTop
New England Section of OSA (NESOSA)
President: Amy Stevens
Email: nesosa@nesosa.org
Website: http://www.nesosa.org

296 Lake Ave,
Newton, MA 02461


Michigan

TopAnn Arbor Section of OSA (AAOSA)
est. 1966
President: Cynthia Aku-Leh, Ph.D.
Email: cynthia.akuleh@gmail.com 
Website: http://aaosa.osahost.org/
https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Ann-Arbor-OSA-6776980  
www.facebook.com/AnnArborOSA

ISciences LLC
Ann Arbor, MI, 48103
 

MinnesotaTop
Minnesota Section of OSA (MN OSA)
President: John Sinko
Email: jesinko@stcloudstate.edu
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/minnesotaosa/

1043 Grand Ave,  #129
Saint Paul, MN 55105

 

New YorkTop
OSA Rochester Section, Inc.
President: Dan Staloff
Email: president@osarochester.org 
Website: http://www.osarochester.org

Institute of Optics
University of Rochester
 

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Oregon
Columbia Local Section
President: Bryan Bolt
Contact: columbia-oregon@osasection.org
Website: http://columbiasection.osahost.org/

Stoel Rives LLP
760 SW Ninth Avenue, Suite 3000
Portland, OR  97205
 

CanadaTop
Quebec Section of OSA
President: Julien Beaudoin Bertrand
Email: julien.b.bertrand@copl.ulaval.ca

2375 Rue de la Terrasse
Quebec, Quebec G1V 0A6


ChinaTop
Shenzhen Local Section
President: Prof. Dr. Xiao Wei Sun
Email: sun.xw@sustc.edu.cn

South University of Science & Technology
Tangchang Road, Xili, Nanshan District
Shenzhen, Guangdong 5180552375
 

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Egypt
Alhazen Egyptian Local Section of OSA


Indonesia
OSA Indonesia Local SectionTop
President: Aulia Nasution
Email: aulia.nasution@fulbrightmail.org

Building 442, Puspiptek
Serpong, Banten 15314
INDONESIA

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia Section of OSATop
 

SingaporeTop
Singapore Local Section
 

TaiwanTop
Taiwan Local Section of OSA
President: Shien-Kuei Liaw
Email: skliaw@mail.ntust.edu.tw

National Central University
Department of Optics and Photonics
National Central University
300 Chung-Da Rd., Chung-li 320001
Taiwan
 

ThailandTop
Thailand Local Section of OSA
President: Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn
Email: sarun.sumriddetchkajorn@nectec.or.th

National Science and Technology Development Agency (NECTEC)
Ministry of Science Technology and Environment
73/1 NSTDA Bldg., Rama VI Rd.
Ratchathewi, Bangkok
Thailand 10400
Tel: +66 2739.21812
Fax: +66 2739.2184
 

UkraineTop
Kharkiv Local Section
 

United KingdomTop
London Local Section
President: Prof. BMA Rahman
Email: b.m.a.rahman@city.ac.uk

City University London
Northampton Square
London EC1V 0HB
UNITED KINGDOM