Powered by three universities, two national laboratories, one military laboratory, and hundreds of technology-based companies, New Mexico has long been a leader in advanced technology research and development.
New Mexico's leading edge optics technology strengths include control systems, directed energy, telescopes, communications, imaging, medical instruments, drug discovery processes, and many other new and emerging sciences and technologies.
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The National Research Council of the National Academies recently produced a report on the future of the optics industry entitled,Optics and Photonics, Essential Technologies for our Nation. The New Mexico Optics Industry Association (nmOptics) and UNM Center for High Technology Materials (CHTM) co-sponsored the Co-chair of the Report Committee, Dr Paul McManamon, who gave an overview presentation on Friday November 30 at UNM. In addition, SPIE sponsored Steve Anderson, Former Editor of Laser Focus World and a photonics industry expert, who presented the economic impact of the Report on the photonics industry. Dr Michael Dougher, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and John Garcia, Secretary for Economic Development for the City of Albuquerque, spoke on the impact of the Report and the high technology industry for Albuquerque’s future.
See copies of the presentations and a Summary of the Report under the Events tab.
WE WOULD LIKE TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND THANK ALL OF OUR NEW AND RENEWING MEMBERS AND SPONSORS FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF NMOPTICS:
4D Technology Corporation
Active Optical Systems, LLC
AEgis Technologies Group / Laser Science Nanogenesis
Applied Technology Associates
Atlantic International Imaging
Central New Mexico Community College
City of Albuquerque Department of Economic Development
Comet Solutions, Inc.
CSA Engineering, Inc.
CVI Melles Griot
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Lotus Leaf Coatings
Menicucci Insurance Agency, LLC
MZA Associates Corporation
New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership
New Mexico Tech
O’Brien Associates, LLC
Professional Aerospace Contractors Association (PACA)