• Promote – Foster excellence in research and innovation in optical science and engineering
• Research – Provide platform to create new knowledge and innovations
• Education – Enhance the educational capabilities of DSU by integrating real-world research into students’ learning paradigm
• Outreach – Infuse technology-based research into local community
To provide DSU students with immediate hands-on research experience that address current societal challenges while, simultaneously, increasing awareness of light-based technologies through summer research programs, paid internships, and various research projects.