Fellow Members

OSA Fellows

Nomination deadline: 15 June

OSA Members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics may be proposed for election to the class of Fellow. The number of Fellows is limited by the Society's bylaws to be no more than 10% of the total OSA Membership and the number elected each year is limited to approximately 0.4% of the current membership total.

In addition to receiving member benefits and recognition of their Fellow status, OSA Fellow Members may also apply for travel grants to visit and lecture in developing countries.

Candidates for Fellow Membership are nominated by current OSA Fellow members. The OSA Fellow Members Committee reviews each nomination and recommends candidates to the Board of Directors annually.

The next deadline for nominations is 15 June 2015. More information is available from the OSA Awards Office (email awards@osa.org or telephone
+1 202.416.1960).

Nominations and References may be submitted on-line.
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Submit a nomination on-line here.
Submit a reference on-line here.

Members and registered users may search for current Fellow Members on-line in a directory.

If you have questions or to request a nomination form in Word, please contact the OSA Awards Office (awards@osa.org or 1.202.416.1960).


OSA Fellows Recognized at CLEO 2013
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