Do you love optics? Caltech has many resources for you to use. We try to put them all in one place for you.

If you would like to add to this list, please contact us.

Related clubs

Related mailing lists

You may wish to subscribe to a few mailing lists at Caltech related to optics. They often have organized seminars related to optics that may be of interest to you. To get on these mailing lists, you should email the respective option representatives listed below.


Here is a short list of outreach opportunities that members of the OSA club have been involved in around the Pasadena community.

Caltech Y Rise Program

The Rise Program is a low-cost afterschool math and science-focused tutoring program that serves public school students between grades 8 and 12. The tutoring takes place on the Caltech campus.

Read more about the program on the Caltech Y website to learn about how you can be involved in the Rise Program.

Science Fair Clubs around Pasadena

Karen Jain is a community leader involved in science fair clubs in the Pasadena Unified School District at both high schools, middle schools and elementary schools. If you are interested in helping out with all aspects of science fairs, feel free to email her.