Robert G. Knollenberg and R. C. “Merc” Mercure, Jr. To Receive First Colorado Photonics Pioneer Awards
Boulder, Colorado, November 3, 2015 --- The Colorado Photonics Industry Association (CPIA) will name Drs. Robert G. Knollenberg and R. C. “Merc” Mercure, Jr. as the first ever winners of the Colorado Photonics Pioneer Award at the CPIA Annual Meeting in Boulder on Tuesday 3 November 2015.
The CPIA has created the Colorado Photonics Pioneer award specifically to recognize these two outstanding individuals, both of whom have contributed immeasurably to the Colorado photonics industry over the past several decades. The attached press release provides a capsule summary of their influence on photonics in the state.
The Colorado Photonics Industry Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging cooperation, collaboration, and partnering among the 250 industrial, academic, and governmental organizations in Colorado involved in optics and photonics technologies. Founded in 1997, CPIA's mission is to promote the Colorado photonics industry and to enhance the profitability of its members. For more information on CPIA, please visit www.coloradophotonics.org .
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