Professor Bifano KHC EK101

EK101, Engineering Light – Announcements and Website

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Note for 9/9: Our class on 9/9 will include a guest lecture by the designer of the Photonics Center Heliostat, Astronomy Professor Kenneth Janes.


Welcome, Class of 2017!

This is the website for our class. All assignments and lectures and information will be posted here. You can reach me by phone or text at 617-314-4083, or by email at, or in person at Room 936, Photonics Center, 8 Saint Mary's Street, Boston, MA.

Check out some of the labs we did last semester . We'll repeat some of these this semester, and do some different labs as well.

The course is intented to be a hands-on excursion into the subject of light-based engineering. We'll study the eye, microscopes, telescopes, lasers, light-emitting diodes, and lots more. There are no prerequisites except curiosity and willingness to learn.

Be sure to check out the first assignment by clicking on the "Assignments" tab above.




Thomas Bifano, Professor, Engineering Light

KHC EK101, MW 12:30-2:00PM, Rm PHO 901

Tele: 617-314-4083, Email: