Award and Honors Committees

Award and Honors Committees


    Fellow Members Committee

  • Edward A. Watson, University of Dayton, United States, Chair
  • Vanderlei S. Bagnato, USP Inst de Fisica de Sao Carlos, Brazil
  • Adela Ben-Yakar, University of Texas at Austin, United States
  • Aref Chowdhury, Nokia Corporation, United States
  • Gabriella Cincotti, University Roma Tre, Italy
  • Nancy J. Coletta, New England College of Optometry, United States
  • Ingmar Hartl, DESY, Germany
  • Nobuyuki Hashimoto, Citizen Holdings Co., LTD, Japan
  • Ray-Hua Horng, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  • Cedric F. Lam, Google, United States
  • John H. Marsh, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Tanya Mary Monro, University of South Australia, Australia
  • Kenneth E. Moore, Zemax, LLC, United States
  • Yun-Jiang Rao, Univ of Electronic Science & Tech China, China
  • Xin Zhang, Boston University, United States

  • Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus W. Quinn Prize Committee

  • Ruxin Li, Shanghai Inst of Optics and Fine Mech, China, Chair
  • Ignacio Juan Cirac, Max-Planck-Institut fur Quantenoptik, Germany
  • Peter P. Clark, Optikos Corporation, United States
  • Paul B. Corkum, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Anthony M. Johnson, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States

  • Esther Hoffman Beller Medal Committee

  • Andrea Blanco-Redondo, University of Sydney, Australia, Chair
  • Judy Donnelly, Retired, Three Rivers Community College, United States
  • Noureddine Melikechi, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States
  • Kazuhiko Misawa, Tokyo Univ of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
  • Mourad Zghal, University of Carthage, Tunisia

  • Max Born Award Committee

  • Thomas Feurer, Universitat Bern, Switzerland
  • Peter Michler, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
  • Daniel M. Mittleman, Brown University, United States
  • Nozomi Nishimura, Cornell University, United States
  • Kim A. Winick, University of Michigan, United States
  • Zhigang Zhang, Peking University, China

  • Stephen D. Fantone Distinguished Service Award Committee

  • Todd D. Krauss, University of Rochester, United States, Chair
  • Wood-Hi Cheng, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
  • Ronald G. Driggers, St. Johns Optical Systems, United States
  • J. Gary Eden, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
  • Bettina Heim, , Germany
  • Alison Taylor, The Optical Society, United States

  • Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award Committee

  • Maria Angela Franceschini, Massachusetts General Hospital, United States, Chair
  • Stephen A. Boppart, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
  • Pradeep Kumar Gupta, Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Tech, India
  • Adrian Gh Podoleanu, University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom
  • Brian W. Pogue, DoseOptics, LLC, United States
  • Paola Taroni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

  • Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award Committee

  • Martynas Beresna, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, Chair
  • Craig Anthony Hoffman, US Naval Research Laboratory, United States
  • Ann C. Von Lehmen, United States

  • Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize Committee

  • Pablo Benitez, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain, Chair
  • Jasmin Cote, Side by Side Optical Engineering, Canada
  • Jonathan David Ellis, University of Rochester, United States
  • Peter Hartmann, SCHOTT AG, Germany
  • Yoshio Hayasaki, Utsunomiya University, Japan
  • Yi Weng, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

  • Joseph W. Goodman Book Writing Award Committee

  • Brooke Hester, Appalachian State University, United States, Chair
  • Hossein Alisafaee, United States
  • Miguel A. Alonso, University of Rochester, United States
  • Bryan D. Stone, Synopsys, Inc, United States

  • Nick Holonyak Jr. Award Committee

  • Connie J. Chang-Hasnain, University of California Berkeley, United States, Chair
  • Pallab K. Bhattacharya, University of Michigan, United States
  • Christopher R. Doerr, Acacia Communications, Inc., United States
  • James S. Harris, Stanford University, United States
  • Thomas F. Krauss, University of York, United Kingdom

  • Robert E. Hopkins Leadership Award Committee

  • Valery V. Tuchin, Saratov State University, Russia, Chair
  • Stefan Andersson Engels, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
  • Maria Farsari, IESL-FORTH, Greece
  • Amir H Gandjbakhche, National Institutes of Health, United States
  • Alexander V. Sergienko, Boston University, United States
  • John T. Sheridan, University College Dublin, Ireland

  • Edwin Land Medal Committee

  • Dacheng Tao, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Chair
  • Paul J. Kane, ON Semiconductor, United States
  • Eunkyoung Kim, Yonsei University, South Korea
  • Jonathan Mather, Tupel Ltd., United Kingdom
  • Jon McElvain, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (Burbank), United States
  • Eliezer Peli, Schepens, MEE, Harvard Medical School, United States
  • Dacheng Tao, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  • Debbie Wilson, Lumentum Operations Inc, United States
  • Wenbing Yun, Sigray Inc., United States

  • Sang Soo Lee Award Committee

  • Ann Roberts, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Tomasz Szoplik, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Poland
  • Jeong Weon Wu, Ewha Womans University, South Korea
  • James C. Wyant, Univ of Arizona, Coll of Opt Sciences, United States

  • Emmett N. Leith Medal Committee

  • Rachel Grange, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Chair
  • Tatiana Alieva, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • James R. Fienup, University of Rochester, United States
  • Bahram Javidi, University of Connecticut, United States
  • Emanuel Marom, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • Francis T. S. Yu, Pennsylvania State University, United States

  • Ellis Lippincott Award Committee

  • Thomas Elsaesser, Max Born Institute, Germany, Chair
  • Rohit Bhargava, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
  • Richard P. Van Duyne, Northwestern University, United States
  • Xin Zhang, Boston University, United States

  • Adolph Lomb Medal Committee

  • Chad A Husko, Argonne National Laboratory, United States, Chair
  • Alvaro Casas-Bedoya, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Jennifer Dionne, Stanford University, United States
  • Maria Kafesaki, FORTH-IESL, Greece
  • Jaeyoun Kim, Iowa State University, United States
  • Cristina Masoller, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

  • C.E.K. Mees Medal Committee

  • Aydogan Ozcan, University of California Los Angeles, United States, Chair
  • Deborah M Kane, Macquarie University, Australia
  • Fu-Jen Kao, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
  • Chun-Hung (Frank) Kuo, Mettler Toledo, United States
  • Laura Marcu, University of California Davis, United States

  • William F. Meggers Award Committee

  • Munira Khalil, University of Washington, United States, Chair
  • Paul J Campagnola, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
  • Eva Campo, Bangor University, United Kingdom
  • Trevor J Sears, Brookhaven National Laboratory, United States
  • Matthew Sellars, Australian National University, Australia
  • Elina A Vitol, Ecolab, Inc., United States

  • David Richardson Medal Committee

  • Turan Erdogan, Plymouth Grating Laboratory, Inc., United States, Chair
  • Kamal Kishor, Delhi Technological University, India
  • Cedric F. Lam, Google, United States
  • Yucong Zhu, Nikon Corporation, Japan

  • Edgar Tillyer Award Committee

  • Michael S. Landy, New York University, United States, Chair
  • David H. Brainard, University of Pennsylvania, United States
  • Stacey S Choi, Ohio State University, United States
  • Jennifer J. Hunter, University of Rochester, United States
  • Ted Maddess, Australian National University, Australia
  • Hannah Elizabeth Smithson, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

  • Charles Hard Townes Award Committee

  • Giulio Cerullo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Chair
  • Yujie J. Ding, Lehigh University, United States
  • Natalia M Litchinitser, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States
  • Peter G. Schunemann, BAE Systems Inc, United States
  • Wilson Sibbett, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

  • OSA Treasurer's Award Committee

  • George Bayz, Synopsys, Inc, United States, Chair
  • Sean Bagshaw, The Optical Society, United States
  • Genaro Montanez, The Optical Society, United States
  • Elizabeth Nolan, The Optical Society, United States
  • Gregory J. Quarles, The Optical Society, United States
  • Elizabeth A. Rogan, The Optical Society, United States
  • Melissa Russell, The Optical Society, United States
  • Chad Stark, The Optical Society Foundation, United States

  • John Tyndall Award Committee

  • Mohammed N. Islam, University of Michigan, United States
  • Kathleen Tse, AT&T Corp, United States

  • Herbert Walther Award Committee

  • Akira Furusawa, University of Tokyo, Japan, Chair
  • Mario Bertolotti, Univ degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
  • Virginia O. Lorenz, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States

  • R.W. Wood Prize Committee

  • Walter F. Buell, The Aerospace Corporation, United States
  • Peter Fendel, Thorlabs Inc, United States
  • Thomas L Haslett, Avo Photonics Inc, Canada
  • Nicusor Iftimia, Physical Sciences Inc., United States
  • Xu Liu, Zhejiang University, China
  • Martha Rosete-Aguilar, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico