Award Committees



Frederic Ives Medal/Quinn Prize Committee

  • Andreas Tünnermann, Fraunhofer IOF, Germany, Chair
  • Janet S. Fender, US Air Force, United States
  • Elsa M. Garmire, Dartmouth College, United States
  • Masataka Nakazawa, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Gary Spiegel, Newport Corporation, United States
  • Donna T. Strickland, University of Waterloo, Canada

  • Esther Hoffman Beller Medal Committee

  • Chad A Husko, Argonne National Laboratory, United States, Chair
  • Anderson S. L. Gomes, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Sophie LaRochelle, Universite Laval, Canada
  • Brian Monacelli, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, United States
  • Thomas Pertsch, Abbe Center of Photonics,University Jena, Germany
  • Donn Michael Silberman, Optics Institute of Southern California, United States

  • Max Born Award Committee

  • Yong-Hee Lee, Korea Advanced Inst of Science & Tech, South Korea, Chair
  • Qihuang Gong, Peking University, China
  • Ursula Keller, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Maciej Lewenstein, ICFO -The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
  • Marlan O. Scully, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, United States
  • Seok-Hyun Andy Yun, Harvard Medical School, United States

  • Stephen D. Fantone Distinguished Service Award Committee

  • Stephen Allen Burns, Indiana University, United States, Chair
  • Wood-Hi Cheng, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
  • John M. Dudley, Universite de Franche-Comte, France
  • J. Gary Eden, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
  • Laura Kolton, The Optical Society, United States
  • Todd D. Krauss, University of Rochester, United States

  • Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award Committee

  • Christoph K. Hitzenberger, Medizinische Universität Wien, Austria, Chair
  • Vadim Backman, Northwestern University, United States
  • Adela Ben-Yakar, University of Texas at Austin, United States
  • David T. Delpy, United Kingdom
  • Vasilis Ntziachristos, Technische Universität Munchen, Germany
  • Gabriel Popescu, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

  • Paul F. Forman Engineering Excellence Award Committee

  • Sukesh Roy, Spectral Energies LLC, United States, Chair
  • Gisele Bennett, Georgia Tech Research Institute, United States
  • Jason M. Eichenholz, Open Photonics Inc., United States

  • Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize Committee

  • Chang Kwon Hwangbo, Inha University, South Korea, Chair
  • James Gerard Grote, US Air Force Research Laboratory, United States
  • James S. Harris, Stanford University, United States
  • Yoshio Hayasaki, Utsunomiya University, Japan
  • John Koshel, Univ of Arizona, Coll of Opt Sciences, United States
  • Michal Lipson, Cornell University, United States

  • Joseph W. Goodman Book Writing Award Committee

  • Christopher Dainty, University College London, Ireland
  • Brooke Hester, Appalachian State University, United States
  • K. Alan Shore, Bangor University, United Kingdom

  • Nick Holonyak Jr. Award Committee

  • Fumio Koyama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, Chair
  • Govind P. Agrawal, University of Rochester, United States
  • Roel G. F. Baets, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
  • John E Bowers, University of California Santa Barbara, United States
  • Yeshaiahu Fainman, University of California, San Diego, United States
  • Jerome V. Moloney, University of Arizona, United States

  • Robert E. Hopkins Leadership Award Committee

  • Victor Nikolaevich Zadkov, M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, Chair
  • Peter E. Andersen, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Denmark
  • Casimer M. DeCusatis, Marist International College, United States
  • Kaoru Minoshima, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
  • Donald A. Pearson, TRIOPTICS USA, United States
  • Zuleykhan Tomova, University of Maryland at College Park, United States

  • Edwin Land Medal Committee

  • Lenore McMackin, InView Technology Corporation, United States, Chair
  • Martin James Booth, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Eliezer Peli, Schepens Eye Research Institute, United States
  • Din Ping Pin Tsai, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

  • Sang Soo Lee Award Committee

  • Paul Narum, Norway, Chair
  • Kenichi Iga, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Byoungho Lee, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Tomasz Szoplik, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Poland
  • Jeong Weon Wu, Ewha Woman's University, South Korea
  • James C. Wyant, Univ of Arizona, Coll of Opt Sciences, United States

  • Emmett N. Leith Medal Committee

  • Demetri Psaltis, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, Chair
  • Partha P. Banerjee, University of Dayton, United States
  • Nobuyuki Hashimoto, Citizen Holdings Co., LTD, Japan
  • Gerd Leuchs, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
  • Robert R. McLeod, University of Colorado at Boulder, United States
  • Tomasz Tkaczyk, Rice University, United States

  • Ellis Lippincott Award Committee

  • Edwin J Heilweil, National Inst of Standards & Technology, United States
  • Christopher J Kliewer, Sandia National Labs, United States

  • Adolph Lomb Medal Committee

  • Hugo L. Fragnito, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil, Chair
  • Kristan L. Corwin, Kansas State University, United States
  • Paul M. Crosby, Coherent Inc, United States
  • Todd Douglas Jaeger, SCHOTT North America Advanced Optics, United States
  • Sam Rubin, Thorlabs Inc, United States
  • Ping Shum, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • William F. Meggers Award Committee

  • David M. Jonas, University of Colorado at Boulder, United States, Chair
  • Louis F. DiMauro, Ohio State University, United States
  • John Doyle, Harvard University, United States
  • Makoto Kuwata-Gonokami, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Takamasa Momose, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Jagdish P. Singh, Mississippi State University, United States

  • David Richardson Medal Committee

  • Sergei Popov, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Chair
  • Jeffrey H Hunt, Boeing Company, United States
  • Yoonchan Jeong, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Michael M. Mielke, TRUMPF Inc., United States
  • Joachim R. Sacher, Sacher Lasertechnik GmbH, Germany
  • Michalis N. Zervas, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

  • Edgar Tillyer Award Committee

  • Andrew Metha, University of Melbourne, Australia, Chair
  • Rigmor C. Baraas, Høgskolen I Buskerud Og Vestfold, Norway
  • Jason Porter, University of Houston, United States
  • Steven K. Shevell, University of Chicago, United States
  • Andrew Stockman, University College London, United Kingdom
  • Michael A. Webster, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

  • Charles Hard Townes Award Committee

  • Leo Hollberg, Stanford University, United States, Chair
  • Guenter Huber, Universität Hamburg, Germany
  • James D. Kafka, Newport Corporation, United States
  • Chang Hee Nam, Gwangju Inst of Science & Technology, South Korea
  • Hajime Nishioka, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
  • Takunori Taira, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan

  • John Tyndall Award Committee

  • Juerg Leuthold, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Chair
  • Kazi S. Abedin, OFS Laboratories, United States
  • Mark Shtaif, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

  • Herbert Walther Award Committee

  • Girish S Agarwal, Oklahoma State University, United States, Chair
  • Nicholas P. Bigelow, University of Rochester, United States
  • Hui Cao, Yale University, United States

  • R.W. Wood Prize Committee

  • David Douglas Sampson, University of Western Australia, Australia, Chair
  • Kristian Buchwald, Ibsen Photonics A/S, Denmark
  • Alois M Herkommer, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
  • Malini Carolene Olivo, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
  • Martin Seifert, Nufern, United States
  • Limin Tong, Zhejiang University, China