Joseph Fraunhofer Award / Robert M. Burley Prize
The Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize recognizes significant research accomplishments in the field of optical engineering. The Fraunhofer Award was established in 1982. The accompanying prize was established in 1992, and honors the memory of Robert M. Burley, who exemplified many of the highest attributes of the optical engineer and was the first recipient of the Fraunhofer Award.
The prize is endowed by the Baird Corporation and individuals including Prof. Shin-Tson Wu. Please consider making a donation to support this special honor. Your gift will be matched by OSA with a contribution to the OSAF General Fund.