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FEDER funded projects
Received communication from the Deputy Vice Presidency CSIC Scientific Programming, list of projects with financial support from FEDER.[...]
Opening ceremony of the International Year of Light 2015 in Spain
High school students of Veritas Institute visited the Institute of Optics
Ultrafast Lasers: Progress in I+D and Industry Applications
FOCUS S.L., spin-off of IO-CSIC, finalist at The South Summit
FOCUS S.L., spin-off de IO-CSIC, has been selected as one of the finalists at The South Summit, the most important meeting between investors and entrepreneurs in southern Europe.

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Enabled the Spanish Portal to celebrate the International Year of the Light 2015
The December 20, 2013, the United Nations (UN), at its 68th Annual Assembly proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies. 

Spanish Committee for celebrating International Year of Light 2015
The kick-off meeting of the Committee in charge of promoting education and outreach activities for celebrating the International Year of Light in Spain has been held. During 2015, many scientific[...]
2015 International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies
FOCUS S.L., spin-off of IO-CSIC, obtains excellent results in the field tests of their temperature and strain monitoring technology
The full news can be read here.[...]
Seminar from Prof. José Azaña -Thursday 30th


Thursday, January 30th, 2014, 10:30 

PhD Defense:

Sabine Kling PhD, defensa tesis doctoral

Sabine Kling defenderá su tesis doctoral en "Corneal biomechanical properties: measurement, manipulation and simulation" en la Universidad de Valladolid (PhD Supervisor: Susana Marcos).

El ensayo púbilco tendrá lugar el  29 de[...]

PhD Viva - Javier Nuño del Campo


Defended by: Javier Nuño del Campo
Optics and Photonics News (OSA) selects “Eye Biometry Using Quantitative 3-D OCT” as “Best of Optics 2013″

Optics and Photonics News December special issue highlights the most exciting peer-reviewed optics research to have emerged over the past 12 months. The BOE paper on “Full OCT anterior segment[...]

PhD Viva - Massimo Filograno
@ERC_Research – @NSF Initiative for Career Awardees and Postdoctoral Fellows @VioBio_Lab

The European Research Council-National Science Foundation has relaunched the second edition of the initiative for research visits to laboratories founded by the European Research Council (ERC), addressed to NSF Career Awardees and NSF Postdoctoral[...]

ERC Advanced Grant PRESBYOPIA Project featured in European Research Council video
Susana Marcos discusses with two other investigators the benefits and prospects of ERC funded research, in a video filmed by the European Research Council in Madrid.

Interview on Presbyopia on the Spanish National Television
Susana Marcos was interviewed live yesterday on Presbyopia on TVE2 (Para todos la 2). The discussion included explanations on crystalline accommodation and aging, and presbyopia corrections,  for a general audience.LINK:[...]
XIII Week of Science and Technology (4 to 17 November 2013)
From 4 to November 17, 2013 is performed the XIII Week of Science and Technology at the IO.

Scheduled activities are shown in the attached poster.
Pablo de Gracia PhD, defensa tesis doctoral " Vision under manipulated aberrations towards improved multifocal corrections", 11 Octubre

Pablo de Gracia PhD, defenderá su tesis doctoral en " Vision under manipulated aberrations towards improved multifocal corrections" en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. (PhD Supervisor: Susana Marcos). 11[...]

Conferencia sobre Daza de Valdés
El próximo martes 24 de septiembre, a las 11:30, D. Javier Jiménez Benito, especialista en la vida y obra de Daza de Valdés,impartirá una conferencia titulada "Daza[...]
CSIC press release on PLOS ONE publication on visual code for blur
Each person has his/her own internal visual code forblur, with matches the optical imperfections of the eye. Complete press release at:
Lucie Sawides PhD, defense on "Correction and control of ocular aberrations with adaptive optics: Effects on human vision" , July 26
CSIC honors IO researchers awarded by other institutions (academic year 2012-13)
Corredera Guillén; D. Pedro
Entrepreneurs Fund Awards Repsol Foundation.
PhD Thesis Defense - Pedro Salgado Díaz
PhD Thesis Defense - Félix Rodríguez Barrios
Alberto de Castro, Awarded the PhD Thesis Extraordinary Award.
Alberto de Castro, Awarded the PhD Thesis ExtraordinaryAward Alberto de Castro has received a PhD Thesis Extraordinary Award from theUniversity of Valladolid for[...]
Susana Marcos, elected a second term Biomedical Optics Express Associate Editor
The Optical Society of America Board of Directors hasunanimously elected Susana Marcos for a second three-year term as AssociateEditor of Biomedical Optics Express.[...]
Collaboration Agreement signed with School of Optometry/Optometry Clinic Universidad Complutense de Madrid.


M+Vision Eye Project Subward signed with MIT and Fundacion Madri+d
Sergio Ortiz PhD defense on Quantitative Anterior Segment OCT, December 14

Sergio Ortiz will defend his PhD thesis on “Quantitative Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography” at the University of Valladolid (PhD Supervisor: Susana Marcos).

A general practice will be conducted Dec 12,[...]

Susana Marcos, elected Director at Large of the Optical Society of America
OSA announced yesterday (Oct 16)  the results of its annual election at itsBusiness Meeting held in Rochester, NY. Susana[...]
CSIC Press release on Instituto de Optica study on adaptation to astigmatism