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  • OSA Announces Editorial Board for New Photonics Research Journal
    OSA Announces Editorial Board for New Photonics Research Journal
    19 February 2013
    The Optical Society (OSA) today announced the editorial board members for Photonics Research, its newest peer-reviewed, open-access journal in partnership with the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM) and Chinese Laser Press (CLP).

  • Three OSA Members Elected to National Academy of Engineering
    Three OSA Members Elected to National Academy of Engineering
    13 February 2013
    Three members of the Optical Society (OSA) were named new members of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE) last week. Being elected to the NAE is one of the highest professional honors in the engineering community. The three OSA members were among the 69 new members and 11 foreign associates elected by the NAE this year.

  • OSA Applauds President Obama's Focus on Manufacturing, Education and Innovation in State of the Union Address
    OSA Applauds President Obama's Focus on Manufacturing, Education and Innovation in State of the Union Address
    13 February 2013
    The Optical Society (OSA) today commended U.S. President Barack Obama for his commitment to science education, funding for research and development (R&D), manufacturing innovation, and energy technologies in yesterday’s State of the Union address.

  • OSA Presents 2013 Advocate of Optics Recognition to U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
    OSA Presents 2013 Advocate of Optics Recognition to U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
    08 February 2013
    The Optical Society (OSA) presented its 2013 Advocate of Optics recognition to U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu yesterday. Chu was recognized at a reception as part of OSA’s annual two-day Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. Chu was chosen as OSA’s 2013 Advocate of Optics for “public policy leadership and efforts in support of the advancement of the science of light,” particularly his efforts in increasing investments for photovoltaics, LEDs, and other optics-based energy technologies.

  • Optical Communications Pioneer Tingye Li to be Honored at OFC/NFOEC 2013
    Optical Communications Pioneer Tingye Li to be Honored at OFC/NFOEC 2013
    31 January 2013
    The organizers of the 2013 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) have announced a special symposium in honor of Tingye Li to take place March 18 at the conference in Anaheim, Calif.

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