2015 New Year's Newsletter

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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The Year in Review, and a Look Ahead It's always good to look back, if briefly, over the year gone by and take stock, since so often the "busyiness" of business can get in the way of a long-term perspective. We have mentioned some of these milestones in earlier newsletters (http://www.kineticriver.com/_blog/Kinetic_River/post/end-of-summer-newsletter/), such as the introduction of the Danube II and our capacity expansion. Taken together, the various accomplishments we achieved as a company make us proud and very thankful for our many supporters--clients, partners, and suppliers. We w ..

Hyland Optical October Lunch and Learn

Monday, October 06, 2014
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This Friday (10/10/2014) I will be delivering a seminar on new optomechanical design tools as part of Hyland Optical Technologies' October Lunch & Learn (http://hylandlunchnlearn141010.eventbrite.com) event. Hyland Optical, in Scotts Valley, CA, is the new owner of the Ealing (http://www.ealingcatalog.com/) brand of catalog components (see Laser Focus World announcement (http://www.laserfocusworld.com/articles/2013/11/hyland-optical-technologies-acquires-assets-of-ealing-catalog.html)). This event will also include a tour of their facility and some cool giveaways. ** Blog U ..

End-of-Summer 2014 Newsletter

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Kinetic River Expands Operations and Advisory Board Kinetic River has carried the momentum forward following our New Instruments Session (http://www.kineticriver.com/_blog/Kinetic_River/post/cyto-2014-notes-new-instruments-session/) and reception that has grown by 200% over the previous year at CYTO 2014 (http://cytoconference.org/2014/Home.aspx). We are building on the progress we shared with you at the Bio2Device Group (http://bio2devicegroup.org/content/new-tools-cancer-research-probing-cellular-processes-high-throughput-giacomo-vacca-phd-09242). Our ongoing business ..

Power to the Designers!

Monday, March 31, 2014
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This past March 20th I was invited to give a seminar at the Northern California Section of the Optical Society of America (NCal OSA (https://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=3607400)), held at PARC (http://www.PARC.com). Titled Advances in Optical Design, the talk focused on the emerging paradigm of parametric design. Fig. 1. Parametric design in architecture. Parametric design has been popularized by eye-popping architectural feats such as Frank Gehry's Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago's Millennium Park, and Herzog & de Meuron's "Bird's Nest" National St ..

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