Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition

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Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition

The Synopsys Optical Solutions Group invites applicants to participate in the Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition. The competition is open to the students who are currently enrolled in a post-secondary degree program in North America, working toward a bachelor’s, masters, or PhD.

To participate, students can enter an optical design class assignment or thesis work that uses CODE V or Light Tools. Awards totalling $4,000 will be granted.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary degree program in North America, working toward a bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD.
  • The competition is limited to students who are attending North American Universities and Colleges.
  • All entries completed and turned in to your professor during the current school year are eligible.
  • Have not won this competition in prior years (past winners of this competition are not eligible).

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To apply, the applicants must download the application form through the given link:

To participate, students can enter an optical design class assignment or thesis work that uses CODE V or LightTools.

Rules:

To participate applicants must submit the following:

  • Your work must have been completed using CODE V® or Light Tools® software, and demonstrate knowledge of optics, optical engineering, and optical design software.
  • Project/Paper may be submitted “as is”. No special format is required.
  • For project reports that exceed 10 pages in length, please submit a short synopsis of your project of no more than 10 pages. Any figures included in the synopsis should be identical to those in the original project report.
  • Additional CODE V or Light Tools output and explanations of how software was used in the project/paper is required if not part of the original paper. This additional information is optional if CODE V and Light Tools use is already explained in the paper.
  • Professor signature required (designated space is on the entry form).

Submission Requirements:

The applicants can submit their entry either email or mail as the following:

  • Emailed: Project/Paper may be submitted electronically. Email your entry form, paper, and supporting files to hilbert_competition@synopsys.com.
  • Mailed: A printed version, with supporting files on a CD, may also be mailed to Synopsys at:
    Synopsys Optical Solutions Group,
    Attn: Student Optical Design Competition,
    199 S. Los Robles Avenue, Suite 400,
    Pasadena, CA  91101

Benefits:

  • Students can enter an optical design class assignment or thesis work.
  • Awards totalling $4,000 are granted.

Application Deadline

The application deadline is June 15, 2021.

Original Website

If you have any question, e-mail at Hilbert_competition@synopsys.com or contact your campus representative, or call at 626-795-9101.

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