Incubic Milton Chang Travel Grant

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.

Criteria for Eligibility

  • Submitting author must opt-in to the competition during the regular "call for papers" submission process and follow all of the instructions provided on the submission site.
  • Applicant must have an accepted paper to CLEO or FiO.
  • Applicant must demonstrate need for travel support.

Application Requirements

Please combine the following materials into one document as a .pdf file. Name your file "FirstName.LastName".
  1. OSAF Travel Grant Application completely filled out
  2. Copy of the paper and abstract submitted to the meeting
  3. Your CV/Resume
  4. A high-quality .jpg headshot for promotions. File size should be 500 KB or larger. Should be sent seperate from other materials

Sample Application



  • Mahbub Alam, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Surekha Barkur, Manipal University, India  
  • Elad Eizner, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Xiaobo Han, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China  
  • Krzysztof Kaczmarek, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Aditya  Kakkar, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Tong Lin, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Sara Magdi Al Menabawy, American University in Cairo, Egypt  
  • Emerson Gonçalves de Melo, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil  
  • Roxana Rezvani Naraghi, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Michael Nielsen, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  • Christian Reimer, INRS-EMT, Canada  
  • Gabriel Castillo Santiago, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico  
  • Chao Shen, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
  • Patrick A. Stockton, Colorado State University, USA  
  • Peng Wang, University of Utah, USA
  • Yi Weng, NEC Laboratories America, Inc., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA
  • Marcelo Wu, University of Calgary, NRC - National Institute for Nanotechnology, Canada
  • Hengyun Zhou, Harvard University, USA


  • Aadhi A., Physical Research Laboratory, India
  • Milad I. Akhlaghi, University of Central Florida, United States 
  • Matthew Applegate, Tufts University, United States
  • Omar Calderon-Losada, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
  • Bingying Chen, Peking University, China
  • Rokas Drevinskas, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Itai Epstein, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • Alem Gebru, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Moshe G. Harats, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Jianguo Huang, Xian Jiaotong University , China
  • Amir Khodabakhsh, Umeå University, Sweden 
  • H. Esat Kondakci, University of Central Florida, United States
  • Vincent Michaud-Belleau, Universite Laval, Canada
  • Vishwatosh Mishra, IIT Kharagpur, India
  • Gregory Moille, Thales Research & Technology, France
  • Patrik Rath, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Litty V. Thekkekara, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • Logan Wright, Cornell University, United States
  • Haomin Yao, University of Rochester, United States


  • Anderson Amaral, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Li Chen, Ohio State University, United States
  • Chris EdwardsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Vala Fathipour, Northwestern University, United States
  • Guangcheng GuClemson University, USA
  • Xuan HeUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA
  • Hojoong Jung, Yale University, USA
  • Xin LiUniversity of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Manuel Marques, University of Kent, United Kingdom
  • Giovanni Milione, CUNY City College, United States
  • Mohammad Ali MiriUniversity of Central Florida, USA
  • Jelena Notaros, University of Colorado Boulder, United States
  • Jungwook Paek, Iowa State University, United States
  • Bozhidar OreshkovMax Born Institute, Bulgaria
  • Antoine RungeUniversity of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Amy Shah, Vanderbilt University, United States
  • Caio Bruno Wetterich, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Robert WoodwardImperial College of London, United Kingdom
  • Jingda WuUniversity of Washington, USA
  • Xingyu ZhangUniversity of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Xiaorui Zheng, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia


  • Boris AfinogenovLomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Anderson AmaralUniversidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Ajanta BarhIIT Delhi, India
  • Cristian CortesUniversity of Alberta, Canada
  • Itai EpsteinTel Aviv University, Israel
  • Kumel KagalwalaUniversity of Central Florida, USA
  • Ondrej KitzlerMacquarie University, Australia
  • Yufei MaRice University, USA
  • Francesco Monticone,The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Himansu PattanaikUniversity of Central Florida, USA
  • Ralph PetersonUniversity of Texas at San Antonio, USA
  • Hongxia QiPerking University, USA
  • Jun Suk RhoUniversity of California Berkeley, USA
  • Shibdas RoyUniversity of New South Wales, USA
  • Niccolo SomaschiUniversity of Southampton, UK
  • Sergey SvyakhovskiyLomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Polina VabishchevichLomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Yuzhe XiaoUniversity of Rochester, USA
  • Min-Seok YoonHanyang University, Republic of Korea
  • Nadezhda ZhdanovaLomonosov Moscow State University, Russia


  • Emerson Barbano, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Idelma TerraUniversity of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Regina AlvesUniversity of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Carmen Vela GarciaUniversity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Terence Tsz-Wai WongThe University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Suzie DufourLaval University, Canada
  • Kumel KagalwalaUniversity of Central Florida, CREOL, USA
  • Precious Cantu,University of Utah, USA
  • Laszlo GyongyosiBudapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
  • Ye WangNorthwestern University, USA
  • Xiao SunUniversity of Toronto, Canada
  • Sergey StremoukhovM.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
  • Sharad Bhooplapur,University of Maryland, USA
  • Sebastian Wuestner,Imperial College London, UK
  • Francesco de RosDTU Fotonik, Denmark
  • Moshen RahmaniNational University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Wei YuUniversity of Maryland,USA
  • Ming DingUniversity of Southampton, UK
  • Jehan AkbarUniversity of Glasgow, Pakistan
  • Soroush Hossein YazdiUniversity of Maryland, USA


  • Rocío Borrego VarillasUniversidad de Salamanca, Spain
  • Gillian KyneNational University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
  • Juliana M.P. de AlmeidaUniversidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Francesco AietaUniversità Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
  • Pavel PorizkaBrno University of Technology, Czech Republic
  • Jeremy MooreUniversity of Michigan, United States
  • Kevin VoraHarvard University, United States
  • Martin LaveryUniversity of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Anton BykovMoscow State University, Russia
  • Anirban MitraUniversity of Rochester, United States
  • Lina HeWashington University, United States
  • Devin Pugh-ThomasUniversity of Virginia, United States
  • Alessandro TunizUniversity of Sydney, Australia
  • Yuze (Alice) SunUniversity of Michigan, United States
  • Peng SunOhio State University, United States
  • Josue Davila-RodriguezUniversity of Central Florida, United States
  • Cobus JacobsStellenbosch University, South Africa
  • Gilad LermanHebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Pouya MaraghechiUniversity of Alberta, Canada
  • Bora UngEcole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada


  • Alvaro Casa BedoyaUniv. of Sydney, Australia
  • Martynas BeresnaUniv. of Southampton, UK
  • Martin BernierCOPL, Univ. Laval, Canada
  • Thomas BussTechnical Univ. of Denmark, Denmark
  • Chieh-feng ChangCalifornia Inst. of Technology, USA
  • Josue DavilaUniv. of Central Florida, USA
  • Doug FrenchPurdue Univ., USA
  • Shima FardadUniv. of Central Florida, USA
  • Nathan HeilmannBrigham Young Univ., USA
  • Ori KatzWeizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
  • Robert KeilFriedrich Schiller Univ. Jena, Germany
  • Pouya MaraghechiUniv. of Alberta, Canada
  • Thomas MatthewsDuke Univ., USA
  • Hayden McGuinnessUniv. of Oregon, USA
  • Joel RubinQueens College, the City Univ. of New York, USA
  • Jonathas de Paula SiqueiraUniv. de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Irina SobolevaMoscow State Univ., Russia
  • Christian SmithAarhus University in Denmark
  • Amy WatkinsUniv. College Cork, Ireland
  • Aram ZeytunyanYerevan State Univ., Armenia


  • Oscar AyalaUniv. of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Dean BrownUniv. of Rochester, USA
  • Jia ChenWalter Schottky Inst., Germany
  • Harold DehezINRS-EMT, Canada
  • Moti FridmanWeizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
  • Vishal JagtapParis Electrical Engineering Lab, France
  • Nikolay MakarovMontana State Univ, USA
  • Euan McLeodPrinceton Univ., USA
  • Shalin MehtaNatl. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
  • Rachel NoekDuke Univ., USA
  • Vito RoppoPolytechnic Univ of Catalonia, Spain
  • Kristopher RowlandUniv. of Adelaide, Australia
  • Laura RussellTyndall Natl. Inst., Ireland
  • Kanwarpal SinghINRS-EMT, Canada
  • Hu “Tiger” TaoBoston Univ., USA
  • Wei WeiPeking Univ., China
  • Petter WestbergChalmers Univ. of Technology, Sweden
  • Xiaoxia WuUniv. of Southern California, USA
  • Michelle XuUniv. of Toronto, Canada
  • Marco ZanolaUniv. of Pavia, Italy


  • Adalberto Alejo-MolinaINAOE, Mexico
  • Nicole BrimhallBrigham Young Univ., USA
  • Yaron BrombergWeizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
  • Rijuparna ChakrabortyUniv. of Calcutta, India
  • Daniel Corrêa,Univ de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Marcello FerreraINRS-EMT, Canada
  • Ivan GaranovichAustralian Natl. Univ., Australia
  • Qing GuUniv. of British Columbia, Canada
  • David HaefnerUniv. of Central Florida, USA
  • Alireza HassaniÉcole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
  • Robert KesterRice Univ., USA
  • Yoav LahiniWeizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
  • Henry LiuPrinceton Univ., USA
  • Yulia MazhirinaSaratov State Univ., Russia
  • Sara Núñez-SánchezInst. de Óptica, Spain
  • Jiahui PengTexas A&M Univ., USA
  • Keith SerrelsHeriot Watt Univ., UK
  • Kyung Soo ChoiCalifornia Inst. of Technology, USA
  • Robert WilsonUniv. of Michigan, USA


  • Amit AgrawalUniv. of Utah, USA
  • Victoria AstleyRice Univ., USA
  • Shaghik AtakaramiansUniv. of Adelaide, Australia
  • Dane AustinUniv. of Oxford , UK
  • Majid BadieiGeorgia Tech Univ., USA
  • Corey BaronUniv. of Alberta, Canada
  • I-wei Andy HsiehColumbia Univ., USA
  • Meredith M. LeeStanford Univ., USA
  • Giovanni Volpe,  Inst. de Ciències Fotòniques, Spain
  • Bingwei XuMichigan State Univ., USA
  • Riccardo CastagnaUniv. Politecnica Delle Marche, Italy
  • Uday ChettiarPurdue Univ., USA
  • Kevin EarlyUniv. of Massachusetts, USA
  • Mark HerreraUniv. of Missouri-Rolla, USA
  • Panomsak MeemonUniv. of Central Florida, USA
  • Nicole MooreUniv. of Rochester, USA
  • Ubaldo NevesIFSC, Univ. de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Dmitry PestovTexas A&M Univ., USA
  • Mohammed SalehBoston Univ., USA
  • Natan ShakedBen-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Israel


  • Felicie AlbertÉcole Polytechnique, France
  • Alexandra BaumUniv. of Manchester, UK
  • John AdegokeNorfolk State Univ., USA
  • Pascal DupriezUniv. of Southampton, UK
  • Mable FokChinese Univ. of Hong Kong, China
  • Yan LiUniv. of New Mexico, USA
  • Iva MaxwellHarvard Univ., USA
  • Wilbur ReichmanUniv. of California, Davis, USA
  • Xingwei WangVirginia Tech Univ., USA
  • Xiushan ZhuUniv. of New Mexico, USA
  • Or PelegTechnion Univ., Israel
  • Weibin ChenUniv. of Dayton, USA
  • Andrea AlùUniv. of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Guoguang RongVanderbilt Univ. Nashville, USA
  • Lirong WangUniv. of Arizona, USA
  • Luigino CrianteUniv. Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
  • Mark RothmayerXavier Univ., USA
  • Rijuparna ChakrabortyUniv. of Calcutta, India
  • Tyler RalstonUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Yannick Keith LizéÉcole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
  • Xiaogang ChenColumbia Univ., USA


  • Guy Bartal, Technion, Israel Inst. of Technology, Israel
  • Conner EvansHarvard Univ., USA
  • Yannick Keith LizeÉcole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
  • Avi Niv, TechnionIsrael Inst. of Technology, Israel
  • Lazaro PadhilaUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Nakeeran PonnampalamUniv. of Alberta, Canada
  • Tyler RalstonUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Amartya SenguptaNew Jersey Inst. of Technology, USA
  • Daxin ShiIllinois Inst. of Technology, USA
  • Adam ZyskUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


  • David R. Lytle, II, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Marco Antonio Duenas EsterlingUniv. Natl. de Colombia, Colombia
  • Brendan HannaAustralian Natl. Univ., Australia
  • Sonali DasguptaIndian Inst. of Technology at Delhi, India
  • Ben BrownUniv. of Oxford, UK
  • Aziz Mahfoud FamiliaUniv. of Dayton, USA
  • Lazaro A. Padilha, Jr.State Univ. of Campinas, Brazil
  • Cong DengUniv. of Dayton, USA
  • Chao LiHong Kong Univ. of Science & Technology, China
  • Yannick Keith LizeÉcole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
  • Mihaela BaluSchool of Optics/CREOL, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
  • Milena D'AngeloUniv. of Maryland at Baltimore County, USA
  • Nirmalya GhoshBiomedical Applications Section of Center for Advanced Technology, India
  • Denis G. GusevMoscow State Univ., Russia
  • Mitsuko IgarashiUniv. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Amiel IshaayaWeizmann Inst. of Science, Israel
  • Charu KakkarIndian Inst. of Technology at Delhi, India
  • Tzu-Ming LiuNatl. Taiwan Univ., Taiwan
  • Ryan RothColumbia Univ., USA
  • Ilya ShadrivovAustralian Natl. Univ., Australia



To be eligible for a CLEO 2016 grant, send your application to 
CLEO 2016, 5-10 June 
San Jose, CA.
April 1, 2016
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