Fellow Members

OSA Fellow Members

Nomination deadline: 15 June 2016

The online nomination site is Now Open!


Congratulations to the 2016 class of OSA Fellows.

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

Submit or update a Fellow Nomination.


OSA Fellows Recognized at OFC 2015.
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