Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Student Travel Grants

Programs


Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Student Travel Grants

Robert Hilbert

Established in 2009 by Optical Research Associates (ORA), now the Optical Solutions Group at Synopsys, as a memorial to ORA’s former President and Chief Executive Officer Robert S. Hilbert, this program recognizes the research excellence of students in the areas of optical engineering, lens design and illumination design. Three grants of $1,100 USD are awarded annually. We thank the Optical Solutions Group at Synopsys for their sponsorship of this program.

Applicant Criteria

  1. Applicant must be the presenter of an accepted paper at a qualifying meeting (Note: preference is given to oral presentations, but posters are eligible as well.)
  2. Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student of an educational institution of collegiate grade who is devoting more than half-time to studies within the institution at the time the paper was written.
  3. Accepted paper/poster must include research in the areas of optical engineering, lens design and/or illumination design.
  4. Applicants are encouraged to include graphics created using either CODE V® or LightTools®.

Application Requirements

(Please note - only eligible applicants whose papers are accepted will be required to provide this additional documentation. The Foundation will contact accepted submissions with information on how to submit this documentation)
  1. Copy of the paper and abstract submitted to the meeting
  2. Letter of support from advisor or professor
  3. Statement explaining the value of attending the meeting
  4. Your CV/Resume

 

Recipients

2013

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Julie Kho (right)
University of Auckland
New Zealand

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Doron Bar-Lev

Tel-Aviv University
Israel

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Stephen J. Olivas
University of California, San Diego
United States
 

2012

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Benjamin Alonso

Universidad de Salamanca
Spain

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Matthew Barnum (right)
University of Arizona
United States

Anthony Visconti (left)
University of Rochester
United States


2011

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Sergio Carbajo
(left)
Colorado State University
United States

Ying Geng (right)
University of Rochester
United States

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Akondi Vyas (right)
Indian Institute of Astrophysics
India


2010

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Amber Beckley
(right)
University of Rochester
United States

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Joshua Kim (right)
University of Arizona
United States

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Garam Yun
(right)
University of Arizona
United States

5 March 2014

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