Adolph Lomb Medal
Adolph Lomb was OSA's treasurer from its founding until his death in 1932. In recognition of his devotion to OSA and the advancement of optics, the Adolph Lomb Medal, established in 1940, is presented to a person who has made a noteworthy contribution to optics at an early age. The candidate cannot be older than the age of 35 in the calendar year of presentation.
This award is endowed through the OSA Foundation by contributions from the Global Engineering Organization of Bausch + Lomb and the journal Progress in Quantum Electronics, published by Elsevier.