Employee Q&A: Optical Sciences Assistant Research Professor Pierre-Alexandre Blanche
Name: Pierre-Alexandre Blanche
Position: Assistant Research Professor, Optical Sciences
Number of years at the UA: 7
Favorite thing about working at the UA: The weather. I'm from Belgium, so it's very different. And I really like having this gorgeous weather every day. I could have stayed in Belgium, but what attracted me here is that and the College of Optical Sciences has a world reputation. So I am very proud to be at this place and be a part of the research that is happening here.
Favorite 3-D movie: "Firefly." It is not a 3-D movie, but they use 3-D. In "Firefly" there is a sequence where they use 3-D for medical diagrams, so you have the patient, and above the patient you have a hologram and you can manipulate it.
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