Skip to main content

The College of Optics and Photonics is one of the world’s foremost institutions for research and education in optical and photonic science and engineering. It is home to the Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers (CREOL), the Florida Photonics Center of Excellence, and the Townes Laser Institute. Learn more about our top-ranked Optical Engineering and Photonics Graduate Programs.

Search Degrees

There are many benefits to taking a more proactive approach to choosing a career. The College of Optics & Photonics has curriculum and programs to help you land your next opportunity.

Or browse by:

Optics and Photonics News

Center for Directed Energy Selected for Jump Start Award
Award will allow for expansion of the Townes Institute for Science, Technology, and Experimentation (TISTEF) Facility
Colleges & Campus
17 Teams Awarded Almost $5 Million in Jump Start Awards
The Jump Start Fund is one of three funds the president made available as part of his investment program to help position UCF as the…
UCF’s Expertise Gets Invite to Ivy League Network of Large Laser Energy Facilities
The goal of LaserNetUS is to establish the United States as the leader in the world’s race to advance intense laser science.

University of Central Florida Colleges