John Howard has tirelessly documented the rich history of the optics community. His many journal articles chronicle the rise of not only the Optical Society, but the leaders and events that contributed to the growth of the U.S. optics industry. Howard also served as the founding editor of Applied Optics when the journal was started in 1960.
OSAHistory.org features the following John Howard highlights:
Biography: John Howard
Interview: John Howard
Historical articles (first published in OPN)