Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Grant

Funded by an endowment from Milton and Rosalind Chang, this program provides 20 grants of up to $500 USD  to enable students who present papers to travel to CLEO and the Frontiers in Optics/OSA Annual Meeting. Grants are usually awarded to the presenter and/or first author of the paper.

*Please note: These grants are not available to students who present at QELS.

In the event that your paper is accepted, OSA Foundation staff will contact you to receive the following information:

  • Letter of support from the student
  • Letter of support from the student's advisor
  • Estimated budget for the trip
  • Copy of the paper abstract
  • Mailing address and email address

How To Apply

CLEO - Deadline has passed
FiO- Deadline has passed

Step 1: Check "Consider me for an Incubic Milton Chang Travel Grant". 
Step 2: OSA Foundation staff will contact you in the event that your paper/poster has been accepted for FiO.          
Step 3: Only accepted submissions will be asked to submit the above documentation, which will serve as your application.               
Step 4: Applications will be reviewed and 10 winners will be announced in August. 

If you have already submitted a paper and did NOT check "Consider me for an Incubic Milton Chang Travel Grant", please notify us at incubicmiltonchangtravelgrant@osa.org.
 

2014 Recipients

  • Chris Edwards, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Guangcheng Gu, Clemson University, USA
  • Xuan He, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA
  • Hojoong Jung, Yale University, USA
  • Xin Li, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Mohammad Ali Miri, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Bozhidar Oreshkov, Max Born Institute, Bulgaria
  • Antoine Runge, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Robert Woodward, Imperial College of London, United Kingdom
  • Jingda Wu, University of Washington, USA
  • Xingyu Zhang, University of Texas at Austin, USA

2013 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2013 Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award Winners!

  • Boris Afinogenov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Anderson Amaral, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Ajanta Barh, IIT Delhi, India
  • Cristian Cortes, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Itai Epstein, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Kumel Kagalwala, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Ondrej Kitzler, Macquarie University, Australia
  • Yufei Ma, Rice University, USA
  • Francesco Monticone,The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Himansu Pattanaik, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Ralph Peterson, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
  • Hongxia Qi, Perking University, USA
  • Jun Suk Rho, University of California Berkeley, USA
  • Shibdas Roy, University of New South Wales, USA
  • Niccolo Somaschi, University of Southampton, UK
  • Sergey Svyakhovskiy, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Polina Vabishchevich, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Yuzhe Xiao, University of Rochester, USA
  • Min-Seok Yoon, Hanyang University, Republic of Korea
  • Nadezhda Zhdanova, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

2012 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2012 Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award Winners!

  • Emerson Barbano, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Idelma Terra, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Regina Alves, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Carmen Vela Garcia, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Terence Tsz-Wai Wong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Suzie Dufour, Laval University, Canada
  • Kumel Kagalwala, University of Central Florida, CREOL, USA
  • Precious Cantu,University of Utah, USA
  • Laszlo Gyongyosi, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
  • Ye Wang, Northwestern University, USA
  • Xiao Sun, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Sergey Stremoukhov, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Sharad Bhooplapur,University of Maryland, USA
  • Sebastian Wuestner,Imperial College London, UK
  • Francesco de Ros, DTU Fotonik, Denmark
  • Moshen Rahmani, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Wei Yu, University of Maryland,USA
  • Ming Ding, University of Southampton, UK
  • Jehan Akbar, University of Glasgow, Pakistan
  • Soroush Hossein Yazdi, University of Maryland, USA

2011 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2011 Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award Winners!

  • Rocío Borrego Varillas, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
  • Gillian Kyne, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
  • Juliana M.P. de Almeida, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Francesco Aieta, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
  • Pavel Porizka, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
  • Jeremy Moore, University of Michigan, United States
  • Kevin Vora, Harvard University, United States
  • Martin Lavery, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Anton Bykov, Moscow State University, Russia
  • Anirban Mitra, University of Rochester, United States
  • Lina He, Washington University, United States
  • Devin Pugh-Thomas, University of Virginia, United States
  • Alessandro Tuniz, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Yuze (Alice) Sun, University of Michigan, United States
  • Peng Sun, Ohio State University, United States
  • Josue Davila-Rodriguez, University of Central Florida, United States
  • Cobus Jacobs, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Gilad Lerman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Pouya Maraghechi, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Bora Ung, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada

2010 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2010 Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award Winners!

  • Alvaro Casa Bedoya, Univ. of Sydney, Australia
  • Martynas Beresna, Univ. of Southampton, UK
  • Martin Bernier, COPL, Univ. Laval, Canada
  • Thomas Buss, Technical Univ. of Denmark, Denmark
  • Chieh-feng Chang, California Inst. of Technology, USA
  • Josue Davila, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
  • Doug French, Purdue Univ., USA
  • Shima Fardad, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
  • Nathan Heilmann, Brigham Young Univ., USA
  • Ori Katz, Weizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
  • Robert Keil, Friedrich Schiller Univ. Jena, Germany
  • Pouya Maraghechi, Univ. of Alberta, Canada
  • Thomas Matthews, Duke Univ., USA
  • Hayden McGuinness, Univ. of Oregon, USA
  • Joel Rubin, Queens College, the City Univ. of New York, USA
  • Jonathas de Paula Siqueira, Univ. de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Irina Soboleva, Moscow State Univ., Russia
  • Christian Smith, Aarhus University in Denmark
  • Amy Watkins, Univ. College Cork, Ireland
  • Aram Zeytunyan, Yerevan State Univ., Armenia

2009 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2009 Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award Winners!

  • Oscar Ayala, Univ. of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Dean Brown, Univ. of Rochester, USA
  • Jia Chen, Walter Schottky Inst., Germany
  • Harold Dehez, INRS-EMT, Canada
  • Moti Fridman, Weizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
  • Vishal Jagtap, Paris Electrical Engineering Lab, France
  • Nikolay Makarov, Montana State Univ, USA
  • Euan McLeod, Princeton Univ., USA
  • Shalin Mehta, Natl. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
  • Rachel Noek, Duke Univ., USA
  • Vito Roppo, Polytechnic Univ of Catalonia, Spain
  • Kristopher Rowland, Univ. of Adelaide, Australia
  • Laura Russell, Tyndall Natl. Inst., Ireland
  • Kanwarpal Singh, INRS-EMT, Canada
  • Hu “Tiger” Tao, Boston Univ., USA
  • Wei Wei, Peking Univ., China
  • Petter Westberg, Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Sweden
  • Xiaoxia Wu, Univ. of Southern California, USA
  • Michelle Xu, Univ. of Toronto, Canada
  • Marco Zanola, Univ. of Pavia, Italy

2008 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2008 Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award Winners!

  • Adalberto Alejo-Molina, INAOE, Mexico
  • Nicole Brimhall, Brigham Young Univ., USA
  • Yaron Bromberg, Weizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
  • Rijuparna Chakraborty, Univ. of Calcutta, India
  • Daniel Corrêa,Univ de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Marcello Ferrera, INRS-EMT, Canada
  • Ivan Garanovich, Australian Natl. Univ., Australia
  • Qing Gu, Univ. of British Columbia, Canada
  • David Haefner, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
  • Alireza Hassani, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
  • Robert Kester, Rice Univ., USA
  • Yoav Lahini, Weizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
  • Henry Liu, Princeton Univ., USA
  • Yulia Mazhirina, Saratov State Univ., Russia
  • Sara Núñez-Sánchez, Inst. de Óptica, Spain
  • Jiahui Peng, Texas A&M Univ., USA
  • Keith Serrels, Heriot Watt Univ., UK
  • Kyung Soo Choi, California Inst. of Technology, USA
  • Robert Wilson, Univ. of Michigan, USA

2007 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2007 Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award Winners!

  • Amit Agrawal, Univ. of Utah, USA
  • Victoria Astley, Rice Univ., USA
  • Shaghik Atakaramians, Univ. of Adelaide, Australia
  • Dane Austin, Univ. of Oxford , UK
  • Majid Badiei, Georgia Tech Univ., USA
  • Corey Baron, Univ. of Alberta, Canada
  • I-wei Andy Hsieh, Columbia Univ., USA
  • Meredith M. Lee, Stanford Univ., USA
  • Giovanni Volpe,  Inst. de Ciències Fotòniques, Spain
  • Bingwei Xu, Michigan State Univ., USA
  • Riccardo Castagna, Univ. Politecnica Delle Marche, Italy
  • Uday Chettiar, Purdue Univ., USA
  • Kevin Early, Univ. of Massachusetts, USA
  • Mark Herrera, Univ. of Missouri-Rolla, USA
  • Panomsak Meemon, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
  • Nicole Moore, Univ. of Rochester, USA
  • Ubaldo Neves, IFSC, Univ. de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Dmitry Pestov, Texas A&M Univ., USA
  • Mohammed Saleh, Boston Univ., USA
  • Natan Shaked, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Israel

2006 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2006 Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award Winners!

  • Felicie Albert, École Polytechnique, France
  • Alexandra Baum, Univ. of Manchester, UK
  • John Adegoke, Norfolk State Univ., USA
  • Pascal Dupriez, Univ. of Southampton, UK
  • Mable Fok, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, China
  • Yan Li, Univ. of New Mexico, USA
  • Iva Maxwell, Harvard Univ., USA
  • Wilbur Reichman, Univ. of California, Davis, USA
  • Xingwei Wang, Virginia Tech Univ., USA
  • Xiushan Zhu, Univ. of New Mexico, USA
  • Or Peleg, Technion Univ., Israel
  • Weibin Chen, Univ. of Dayton, USA
  • Andrea Alù, Univ. of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Guoguang Rong, Vanderbilt Univ. Nashville, USA
  • Lirong Wang, Univ. of Arizona, USA
  • Luigino Criante, Univ. Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
  • Mark Rothmayer, Xavier Univ., USA
  • Rijuparna Chakraborty, Univ. of Calcutta, India
  • Tyler Ralston, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Yannick Keith Lizé, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
  • Xiaogang Chen, Columbia Univ., USA

2005 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2005 Annual Meeting Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Grants Winners!

  • Guy Bartal, Technion, Israel Inst. of Technology, Israel
  • Conner Evans, Harvard Univ., USA
  • Yannick Keith Lize, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
  • Avi Niv, Technion, Israel Inst. of Technology, Israel
  • Lazaro Padhila, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Nakeeran Ponnampalam, Univ. of Alberta, Canada
  • Tyler Ralston, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Amartya Sengupta, New Jersey Inst. of Technology, USA
  • Daxin Shi, Illinois Inst. of Technology, USA
  • Adam Zysk, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

2004 Recipients

Congratulations to the 2004 Annual Meeting Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Grants Winners!

  • David R. Lytle, II, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Marco Antonio Duenas Esterling, Univ. Natl. de Colombia, Colombia
  • Brendan Hanna, Australian Natl. Univ., Australia
  • Sonali Dasgupta, Indian Inst. of Technology at Delhi, India
  • Ben Brown, Univ. of Oxford, UK
  • Aziz Mahfoud Familia, Univ. of Dayton, USA
  • Lazaro A. Padilha, Jr., State Univ. of Campinas, Brazil
  • Cong Deng, Univ. of Dayton, USA
  • Chao Li, Hong Kong Univ. of Science & Technology, China
  • Yannick Keith Lize, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada

Congratulations to the 2004 CLEO Meeting Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Grants Winners!

  • Mihaela Balu, School of Optics/CREOL, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
  • Milena D'Angelo, Univ. of Maryland at Baltimore County, USA
  • Nirmalya Ghosh, Biomedical Applications Section of Center for Advanced Technology, India
  • Denis G. Gusev, Moscow State Univ., Russia
  • Mitsuko Igarashi, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Amiel Ishaaya, Weizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
  • Charu Kakkar, Indian Inst. of Technology at Delhi, India
  • Tzu-Ming Liu, Natl. Taiwan Univ., Taiwan
  • Ryan Roth, Columbia Univ., USA
  • Ilya Shadrivov, Australian Natl. Univ., Australia