for the International Day of the Asteroid (Asteroid Day 2019) the members of the IUFACyT Adriano Campo and Paula Benavidez, members of the Astronomy and Astrophysics research group, hold a day of scientific dissemination to which they have invited relevant experts from different fields. The communications will be accompanied by a round table to discuss and answer the questions that arise in the interaction with the public.
More information can be found in the attached document.
Remember: THURSDAY, JUNE 27th. 6:30 p.m. University Headquarters of Alicante. Rafael Altamira Room.
The research group "Vision and Color" of the University of Alicante has organized a seminar for May 29, 2019. This seminar "Workshop on Visual Appearance" is a meeting place for both scientists and professionals working with the visual appearance of materials to address new developments on the measurement of visual appearance.
Attendance at this seminar is free, and you only need to register by sending an email to email@example.com.
El catedrático de la Universidad de Alicante, Andrés Márquez, ha sido nombrado "Fellow Member" de la Sociedad Internacional para la Óptica y la Fotónica (The International Society for Optics and Photonics, SPIE). El nombramiento como “Fellow” es una distinción para aquellos miembros de esta sociedad que han realizado contribuciones científicas y tecnológicas significativas en los campos de la óptica, la fotónica y las ciencias de la imagen.
Los niños y niñas son sobre todo sensibles a esta radiación, puesto que el cristalino resulta muy transparente hasta la adolescencia. Todas las alteraciones se pueden prevenir con el uso de una buena gafa de sol con el sello de la Comunidad Europea (CE)
Inmaculada Pascual, catedrática de óptica de la Universidad de Alicante e investigadora del IUFACyT, es la nueva presidenta del Comité de Técnicas de la Imagen (CTI) de la Sociedad Española de Óptica. Su elección ha tenido lugar en la Asamblea Ordinaria del CTI celebrada en Castellón el 5 de julio dentro de la XII Reunión Nacional de Óptica. El CTI tiene como objetivo estimular el desarrollo del conocimiento en el ámbito de la ciencia y las tecnologías de la imagen, desde la investigación científica, la enseñanza y las aplicaciones industriales y comerciales, en consonancia con los objetivos generales de la Sociedad Española de Óptica.
Andrés Márquez Ruiz, catedrático de la Universidad de Alicante e investigador del IUFACyT, ha sido nombrado "Senior Member" de la Sociedad Americana de Óptica (The Optical Society of America OSA), en reconocimiento de su trayectoria y logros profesionales en el campo de la óptica y la fotónica. La Junta Directiva de la OSA aprobó a primeros de junio el nombramiento de 168 científicos de todo el mundo como integrantes de esta categoría de miembros, los “Senior”. Para ser incluidos en este grupo, los investigadores deben ser miembros activos de la Sociedad y contar con al menos diez años de experiencia profesional significativa en el campo de la óptica.
Augusto Beléndez, catedrático de física aplicada de la Universidad de Alicante e investigador del IUFACyT, ha participado en los actos del 50 Aniversario de la Sociedad Española de Óptica con la impartición de la conferencia plenaria "Un clásico de la Física: Maxwell y su experiencia vital". Esta celebración ha tenido lugar el viernes 6 de julio en el Paraninfo de la Universitat Jaume I de Castellón, dentro de la XII Reunión Nacional de Óptica. La Sociedad Española de Óptica se constituyó en marzo de 1968. La creación de la Sociedad se realizó para estimular el desarrollo de la Óptica y, en particular, la investigación y las aplicaciones industriales de sus distintas ramas.
The Vision and Color Research Group of the IUFACyT develops a procedure to obtain natural nanopigments that are harmless to human health.
They offer greater resistance and a wide range of colors for products such as cosmetics, footwear, construction materials, furniture or toys, among many others.
On May 3, 2018, at 11:30 and by of the International Day of Light, Professor Augusto Beléndez, researcher at IUFACyT, will give the lecture "James Clerk Maxwell: the man who changed the world forever ", the fourteenth of the Cycle Colloquium of Physics (Science of Today) of the Department of Applied Physics of the UA. The conference, which has also been organized by the Academic Coordination of the Degree in Physics of the Faculty of Sciences of the UA, will take place in the Board Room located in Phase II of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Alicante.
University of Alicante researchers have developed a new multifocal contact lens which rests on the white part of the eye (sclera) to correct presbyopia (or tired eyesight) with a more personalised design according to the specific needs of each user.
Particularly, the Research Group in Optics & Visual Perception has registered this highly permeable to gas contact lens called 'Presbycustom', which is an international cutting-edge technology, as stated by UA researcher David Piñero.
Aquest premi és concedit cada any pel periòdic La Vanguardia, sent els propis lectors els qui voten quin és el descobriment més important de l'any realitzat a Espanya. La recerca, realitzada per un consorci liderat per José Luis Ortiz de l'Institut d'Astrofisica d'Andalucia, ha portat al descobriment d'un anell entorn del planeta nan Haumea, publicat en Nature a l'octubre de 2017. Aquesta troballa suggereix que els anells són comuns en els petits astres gelats del sistema solar exterior.
With over 30 years of experience, the Spanish Journal of Physics, announced by the RSEF with a quarterly frequency, is dedicated to the academic, pedagogical and social aspects of physics and business, serves as a communication bridge between sectors in Spain, offering a channel of information, discussion and debate about their specific problems and their situation in the world.
University of Alicante researchers have led a study from which a new method has been developed by an international team to identify neutron stars “in disguise” and differentiate them from black holes, thus unravelling another mystery of the universe.
The Image Techniques Committee (CTI) of the Spanish Society of Optics (SEDOPTICA) with the sponsorship of LASING S.A. It makes the convening of the sixth edition of Justiniano Casas Prize for Research in Optical Imaging public.
The General Library of the UA (BUA) in collaboration with the Vice-Rector for Social Responsibility, Equality and Inclusion, to commemorate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11), hosts the exhibition "Researchers in the Light and in the technologies of light. " You can visit it this February in the General Library building. The GHPO's researcher Augusto Beléndez collaborates in the exhibition.
Wednesday 7 February 11:00h to 15:00h in the DFISTS boardroom .
Presentation of candidacies from the Tuesday 30 at 14:00h until the Monday 5 at 12:00h.
The researcher of the IUFACyT of the University of Alicante, Carolina Pascual, has been appointed recently dean of the Official School of Engineers of Telecommunication of the Valencian Community, (COITCV), in replacement of Sergio Goterris that has exerted the charge from March of 2016.
With the aim to put to disposal of the European Union the infrastructures devoted to the astrophysics of the high energies and promote the design of detectors to implement in space observatories futures like the telescope Athena, the University of Alicante participates from 2015 in the European Project AHEAD (Integrated Activities for the High-Energy Astrophysics Domain).
The Wednesday day 5 July will take place the seminar of doctorandos of the Program of Doctorate of Physics Applied to the Sciences and the Technologies. The seminars will begin to the 10 h in the Room of Boards of the Department of Physics, Engineering of Systems and Theory of the Signal.
These seminars correspond to one of the compulsory transversal activities specific of the Program of Doctorate
Researchers of the Group of Optics and Visual Perception (GOPV) of the University of Alicante and of the University of Pécs (Hungary) have designed a system, in format of interactive game, for the detection of amblyopia or eye wander in boys and girls based in three-dimensional visual stimuli in movement.
The International Society for the Optics and the Photonic (SPIE) has chosen "Fellow Member" to the chair of Optics of the UA and researcher of the IUFACyT, Inmaculada Pascual, in recognition to his experience and professional attainments in the field of the optics and the photonic, and in particular by his contributions in holographics materials, optical storage of the information, optical difractiva and visual optics.
Three astronomers of Russia, Germany and Spain have resolved the enigma pending from does five decades on the origin of the very intense radiation of X-rays that issues Gamma Cas, a pertaining brilliant star to the constellation of Casiopea and that it can see to simple sight in the sky.
Researchers of the Group of Optics and Visual Perception of the IUFACyT, present a new method of adaptation that achieves to customise to the maximum the optical quality of the eye without need to happen a complex process of proofs.
Days organised by the Group of Astronomy and Astrophysics of the Department of Physics, Engineering of Systems and Theory of the Signal of the University of Alicante.
It treats of a series of 3 informative conferences, free and opened to everyone who is interested in learning about Astronomia, and they are programmed for the 4, 11 and 18 November to the 20:15 h in the Room Miguel Hernandez of the Headquarters UA.
The professor José Ángel Berná, researcher of the IUFACyT, has developed a new technology that allows to a smartphone issue a signal of aid and facilitate the exact location of the device in surroundings without coverage of mobile telephony. The proposal has obtained the second reward Region Valencian Community in the edition 2016 of the European Contest of Navigation Satelital (ESNC).
The days 27 and 28 July will take place the seminars of doctorandos of the Program of Doctorate of Physics Applied to the Sciences and the Technologies. The seminars will begin the Wednesday 27 July to the 10 h in the Room of Boards of the Department of Physics, Engineering of Systems and Theory of the Signal.
These seminars correspond to one of the compulsory transversal activities specific of the Program of Doctorate
The chair of Physics Applied and researcher of the IUFACyT, Augusto Beléndez Vázquez, has received the prize Education and Divulging of the Physics, in the modality University Education, that concedes annually the Real Sociedad Spanish of Physics (RSEF) and the Foundation BBVA (FBBVA)
The member of the group GMECA, Miguel Ángel Sánchez Soriano, will assist and will present a scientific work in the international congress International Microwave Symposium (http://www.ims2016.org/), to celebrate in San Francisco (U.S.) of the 22 to 27 May . Said evento is the most important to world-wide level in the field of the engineering of microwaves. The scientific program-technician tackles the advances in investigation and development in radiofrecuencia, microwaves, waves milimétricas and technologies of the terahercios. The 470 articles selected (of the more than 1.000 articles sent) will be presented between oral and interactive presentations. Likewise, some 600 companies related with the technologies of the radiofrecuencia and microwaves will expose his products in the room of exhibition enabled in the congress. It expects the assistance of some 10.000 people, between engineers, scientists, expositores and governmental agents.
Next Tuesday 19 April, and dendro of the cycle of conferences on astronomy, the professor Adriano Field Bagatín will give the conference titled "AIDA: A SPACE MISSION TO PROTECT To THE EARTH". It will take place in the University Headquarters City of Alicante, C/ Ramón and Cajal, 4.
The work, "The Light that wraps us", realised by the chair of Physics Applied of the University of Alicante, Augusto Beléndez Vázquez, has resulted finalist in the First Prize of Journalism 'Forum Transfers' of Support to the Scientific Divulging, Technological and Innovative.
Researchers of the GHPO will participate in this multidisciplinary forum where looks for advance in the development of the optics and the photonic in subjects like metamateriales, nanofotónica, biofotónica, quantum technologies, optical sensors, photonic fibres and technologies laser, among others. In particular they will participate in the symposium "Optical Modelling and Design" in which have fit the subjects on materials holográficos, propagation of the light in periodic means and alamacenamiento holográfico of the information in which they develop his activity the members of the group.
Next Thursday, 11 of febreo of 2016, and inside the activities of the Cultural Month of the EPS, the professor Cristian Neipp López will give a conference in the Living room of Acts of the Polytechnical School I on the mysteries of the waves and the quantum physics. Conference with a clear informative character and for all the publics.
The Director of the Institute of Physics Applied to the Sciences and the Technologies of the University of Alicante (IUFACyT), Augusto Beléndez Vázquez, has been awarded with the prize of "Education and Divulging of the Physics, University Education" that concedes, every year, the Real Sociedad Spanish of Physics (RSEF) together with the Foundation BBVA (FBBVA).
The International Society for the Optics and the Photonic (SPIE) has appointed "Fellow Member" to the Director of the IUFACyT, Augusto Beléndez, in recognition to his experience and professional attainments in the field of the optics and the photonic, and in particular by his contributions in the field of the materials of register holográfico, the optical storage of information and the optical difractiva.
The next day 17 December 2015 to the 20:00 h, the Dr. Cristian Neipp López, Chair of Physics Applied of the Department of Physics, Engineering of Systems and Theory of the Signal of the University of Alicante and partner of the Local Section of Alicante of the RSEF, will give the conference "The secrets of the Quantum Mechanics".
This conference is organised by the Local Section of Alicante of the RSEF and will take place in Calm it City of Alicante of the University of Alicante situated in the Avenue Ramón and Cajal 4 of Alicante.
The General Assembly of the United Nations proclaimed 2015 as 'International year of light and light-based technologies' to reveal the fundamental role played by the light and its technologies in all human activities. Look to our around to check that the numerous applications of light have revolutionized society through science, engineering, architecture, medicine, communications, culture, art and leisure. Video by Augusto Beléndez the Group of holography and optical processing of the IUFACyT.
The professor at the UA, Augusto Beléndez, has been awarded in the "Science in action" contest in the category of "works of popular science. Means of communication"for the article published in the METODE magazine with the title" electromagnetic unification: 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations ". This work has received an honorable mention from the jury.
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