2017 OSA Fellows

OSA is pleased to announce the new Fellow Members for 2017. This distinction was awarded to 96 OSA members for their significant contributions to the advancement of optics and photonics. The selection of these candidates was confirmed by the Board of Directors at its meeting in October 2016.

The society appreciates the efforts of the many nominators and of the members of the Fellow Members Committee who reviewed all of the nominations. Chaired by Edward A. Watson, the committee included Mikhail S. Belen'kii, Adela Ben-Yakar, Timothy J. Carrig, Ingmar Hartl, Kafai Lai, Tanya Mary Monro, Kenneth E. Moore, Min Qiu, Yun-Jiang Rao, Masatoshi Suzuki and Antoinette J. Taylor

Nominations for OSA’s 2018 class of Fellows are due by 15 June 2017. For more information, contact the OSA Awards Office (awards@osa.org; +1 202.416.1960) or visit www.osa.org/awards.

2017 OSA Fellow Members 

  • Ayman Abouraddy, CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics, University of Central Florida, United States
  • Samuel Achilefu, Washington University in St Louis, United States
  • Stefan Andersson-Engels, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
  • Brian Applegate, Texas A&M University, United States
  • Craig Arnold, Princeton University, United States
  • Roel G.F. Baets, Ghent University– IMEC, Belgium
  • Raymond G. Beausoleil, Hewlett Packard Labs, United States
  • Marco Bellini, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (CNR), Italy
  • Wengang (Wayne) Bi, Hebei University of Technology, China
  • Gabriella Bosco, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Walter F. Buell, The Aerospace Corporation, United States
  • Gerald S. Buller, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
  • John Canning, University of Sydney & University of Technology interdisciplinary Photonics Laboratories (iPL), Australia
  • Adrian Carter, Nufern, Australia
  • Yijiang Chen, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, United States
  • Majed Chergui, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Aref Chowdhury, Nokia Corporation, United States
  • Wallace Chik-Ho Choy, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Costantino De Angelis, University of Brescia, Italy
  • Johannes Fitzgerald de Boer, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Peter de Groot, Zygo Corporation, United States
  • John J. Degnan, Sigma Space Corp, United States
  • Ivan B. Djordjevic, University of Arizona, United States
  • Po Dong, Nokia Bell Labs, United States
  • Andrea C. Ferrari, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Andrew Forbes, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Victor L. Gamiz, US Air Force Research Laboratory, United States
  • Javier Garcia-Monreal, Universitat de Valencia, Spain
  • Debabrata Goswami, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
  • Shekhar Guha, US Air Force Research Laboratory, United States
  • Robert H Hadfield, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • David W. Hahn, University of Florida, United States
  • Jung Han, Yale University, United States
  • Jeff Hecht, Hecht Associates, United States
  • Stefan W. Hell, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
  • Richard B Holmes, Boeing Company, United States
  • JianJang Huang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Stephen Hughes, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada
  • Tetsuya Ishikawa, RIKEN, Japan
  • Wei Jin, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
  • Deborah M. Kane, Macquarie University, Australia
  • Ajoy Kumar Kar, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
  • Guoqiang Li, The Ohio State University, United States
  • Dale C. Linne von Berg, US Naval Research Laboratory, United States
  • Hong Liu, Google, United States
  • Xu Liu, Zhejiang University, China
  • Chao Lu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Chao-Yang Lu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • Olivier J.F. Martin, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
  • Manuel Martinez-Corral, Universitat de Valencia, Spain
  • Rosario Martinez-Herrero, Ciudad Universitaria, Spain
  • Manyalibo J. Matthews, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States
  • Noureddine Melikechi, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States
  • Rajesh Menon, University of Utah, United States
  • Ignacio Moreno, Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Spain
  • N. Asger Mortensen, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Denmark
  • Thomas E. Murphy, University of Maryland at College Park, United States
  • Jeffrey W Nicholson, OFS Laboratories, United States
  • Zhe-Yu Jeff Ou, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, United States
  • Sharathchandra Pankanti, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, United States
  • Rüdiger Paschotta, RP Photonics Consulting GmbH, Germany
  • Keith Paulsen, Dartmouth College, United States
  • Anna C. Peacock, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Paul C. M. Planken, Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography (ARCNL), and Institute of Physics, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Albert Polman, FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, Netherlands
  • Michelle Lynn Povinelli, University of Southern California, United States
  • Malin Premaratne, Monash University, Australia
  • Frederick J Raab, LIGO Hanford Observatory, United States
  • Ann Roberts, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Leslie A. Rusch, Universite Laval, Canada
  • Peeter Saari, University of Tartu, Estonia
  • Seb Savory, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Jacob Scheuer, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • John Sheridan, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Jinn-Kong Sheu, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • Perry Ping Shum, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Peter T. C. So, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
  • David E. Spence, Spectra-Physics, United States
  • Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn, National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand
  • Xiao Wei Sun, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), China
  • Peter Zoltan Takacs, Brookhaven National Laboratory, United States
  • Paola Taroni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Jie Tian, Key Laboratory of Molecular Imaging, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • John W. G. Tisch, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  • Tomasz S. Tkaczyk, Rice University, United States
  • Shoji Tominaga, Chiba University, Japan
  • Kathleen Tse, AT&T Corp, United States
  • Zhiyi Wei, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China
  • Howard Wiseman, Griffith University, Australia
  • Shinji Yamashita, RCAST, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Lianshan Yan, Southwest Jiaotong University, China
  • Lan Yang, Washington University in St Louis, United States
  • Xinliang Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  • Zhigang Zhang, Peking University, China
  • Changhe Zhou, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China
  • Rashid Zia, Brown University, United States