The PHOTON PBL Challenges were developed with industry partners and universities. Each PHOTON PBL Challenge focuses on a real world problem in optics and photonics. The students pictured represent the following institutions:
Image 1: Graduate students at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Penn., were involved in solving the Shining Light on Infant Jaundice Challenge.
Image 2: A student at Cal Poly Pomona in California beside a large integrating sphere while working on the Watt’s My Light? Challenge.
Image 3: The director of the Imhotep Academy at North Carolina State University’s Science House worked with a student at one of the Academy’s photonics programs.
Image 4: A technician at IPG Photonics in Oxford, Mass., worked on the High Power Laser Burn-in Test Challenge.
Image 5: Cal Poly Pomona students collaborated on the Watt’s My Light? Challenge.