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OSA Student Member, Sevena Allen, Northern Arizona University, USA, work uses fringe projection to look at things.
OSA Student member Joshua Burrow, University of Dayton, USA, likes engineering new things on the spot to problem solve.
OSA Ambassador Aline Dinkelaker, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Germany, on "using light as a tool to achieve what we want in the broad context of general relativity and gravitational research."
OSA Fellow Maria Yzuel, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, enjoyed learning new things along with the students she supervised who were Ph.D. candidates.
OSA Fellow Pierre Chavel, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Institut d’Optique, France, first became fascinated with optics in high school.
OSA Fellow, Michael Bass, University of Central Florida, USA, discusses the work he's doing on the optical properties of manmade diamonds.
Sandhra-Mirella Valdma, University of Tartu, Estonia, discusses what OSA membership means to her.
Kate Bechtel, Triple Ring Technologies, USA, discusses her work of taking early stage concepts all the way through to productization.
OSA Fellow Prem Kumar, Northwestern University, USA, shares the story of the path that led him to get hooked on lasers.
OSA Student Member Siham Refki, University Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco, discusses her work in plasmonics.
2016 OSA Ambassador Chad Husko, Argonne National Laboratory, USA, enjoys working in a place were you can walk down the hall and see new materials being developed and then bring them back to optics.
OSA Fellow Robert Alfano, The City College of New York, USA, shares how his OSA membership led him to help initiate the first conference on optical imaging as well as give him an outlet to publish his papers.
Yasaman Soudagar, University of Toronto, Canada, talks about her hope that the optical technology she is developing will some day help neuroscientists improve the quality of life of people with mental health issues.
Steve Adie, Cornell University, USA, discusses a job right out of undergraduate studies where he worked with patients to determine if the laser was doing it's job with LASIK.
Surendra Singh, University of Arkansas, USA, credits his Ph.D. advisor, quantum optics and the properties of light as the reasons he got into the field of optics.
Introducing Optica: OSA’s New Open-Access Journal (Extended Interview)
Alex Gaeta, editor-in-chief of The Optical Society’s (OSA) new open-access journal Optica, discusses the publication’s focus on the rapid dissemination of high-impact results in all areas of optics and photonics.
Watch the OFC 2016 Plenary session, with talks by Yasuhiko Arakawa (University of Tokyo, Japan) and Andre Fuetsch (AT&T, USA).
Australian National University’s Steve Lee describes his team’s new process to create inexpensive high quality lenses that will cost less than a penny apiece. The research was published April 24, 2014 in Biomedical Optics Express. Video courtesy ANU.
Sir David Payne, University of Southampton, Highfield and OSA Fellow, gave a public presentation during Photonics India on 5 December 2016.