Award and Honors Committees

Award and Honors Committees


    Fellow Members Committee

  • Ingmar Hartl, DESY, Germany, Chair
  • Edward A. Watson, University of Dayton, United States, Past Chair
  • Aref Chowdhury, Nokia Corporation, United States
  • Gabriella Cincotti, University Roma Tre, Italy
  • Nancy J. Coletta, MCPHS University, United States
  • Andrew Forbes, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Nobuyuki Hashimoto, Citizen Watch Co., LTD, Japan
  • Ray-Hua Horng, NCTU National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  • Deborah M Kane, Macquarie University, Australia
  • Cedric F. Lam, Google, United States
  • Laura M. Lechuga, Consejo Sup Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain
  • Chao Lu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • John H. Marsh, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Manyalibo J. Matthews, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States
  • Juan Carlos Miñano, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Xin Zhang, Boston University, United States

  • Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus W. Quinn Prize Committee

  • Nan Marie Jokerst, Duke University, United States, Chair
  • Peter P Clark, Optikos Corporation, United States
  • Anderson S. L. Gomes, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Anthony M. Johnson, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States
  • Susana Marcos, Consejo Sup Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain

  • Esther Hoffman Beller Medal Committee

  • Judy Donnelly, Emeritus, Three Rivers Community College, United States, Chair
  • Rocio Borrego-Varillas, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Peter M. Krummrich, Technische Universitaet Dortmund, Germany
  • Noureddine Melikechi, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States
  • Kazuhiko Misawa, Tokyo Univ of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
  • Birgit Stiller, University of Sydney, Australia

  • Max Born Award Committee

  • Kim A. Winick, University of Michigan, United States, Chair
  • Na Ji, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, United States
  • Hanne Ludvigsen, Aalto University, Finland
  • Daniel M. Mittleman, Brown University, United States
  • Ulf Peschel, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
  • Yaron Silberberg, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

  • Stephen D. Fantone Distinguished Service Award Committee

  • Ronald G. Driggers, University of Central Florida, CREOL, United States
  • Bettina Heim, OHB System, Germany
  • Alison Taylor, The Optical Society, United States

  • Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award Committee

  • Paola Taroni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Chair
  • Rainer Andreas Leitgeb, Medical University Vienna, Austria
  • Brian W. Pogue, Dartmouth, United States
  • Eva M. Sevick-Muraca, UT Health Science Center at Houston, United States
  • Alex Vitkin, Ontario Cancer Institute, Canada
  • Denise M. Zezell, IPEN - CNEN-SP, Brazil

  • Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award Committee

  • Ann C. Von Lehmen, National Science Foundation, United States, Chair
  • Catalin Florea, Avo Photonics Inc, United States
  • Craig Anthony Hoffman, US Naval Research Laboratory, United States

  • Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize Committee

  • Yoshio Hayasaki, Utsunomiya University, Japan, Chair
  • Jasmin Cote, Side by Side Optics, Canada
  • Jonathan David Ellis, University of Arizona, United States
  • Lenore McMackin, InView Technology Corporation, United States
  • Kristina Uhlendorf, Jabil Optics Germany, Germany
  • Yi Weng, Finisar Corporation, United States

  • Joseph W. Goodman Book Writing Award Committee

  • Hossein Alisafaee, Rose-Hulman Institue of Technology, United States
  • Miguel A. Alonso, University of Rochester, France
  • Donald C. O'Shea, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
  • Vladimir M. Shalaev, Purdue University/Birck Nanotechnology, United States
  • Valery V. Tuchin, Saratov State University, Russia

  • Nick Holonyak Jr. Award Committee

  • Yasuhiko Arakawa, University of Tokyo, Japan, Chair
  • Alexandra Boltasseva, Purdue University, United States
  • Christopher R. Doerr, Acacia Communications, Inc., United States
  • James S Harris, Stanford University, United States
  • Thomas F. Krauss, University of York, United Kingdom
  • Anna Kudryavtseva, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Russia

  • Robert E. Hopkins Leadership Award Committee

  • John T. Sheridan, University College Dublin, Ireland, Chair
  • Stefan Andersson Engels, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
  • Melanie C W Campbell, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Maria Farsari, IESL-FORTH, Greece
  • Caroline P. Lai, Rockley Photonics, United States
  • Lluis Torner, ICFO -Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, Spain

  • Edwin Land Medal Committee

  • James Besley, Canon Information Systems Res Australia, Australia
  • Paul J. Kane, ON Semiconductor, United States
  • Michael Allen Kriss, MAK Consultants, United States
  • Eliezer Peli, Schepens, MEE, Harvard Medical School, United States
  • Debbie Wilson, Lumentum Operations Inc, United States
  • Wenbing Yun, Sigray Inc., United States

  • Sang Soo Lee Award Committee

  • Byoungho Lee, Seoul National University, South Korea, Chair
  • Qihuang Gong, Peking University, China
  • Ann Roberts, University of Melbourne, Australia

  • Emmett N. Leith Medal Committee

  • Tatiana Alieva, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, Chair
  • Christopher Thomas Cotton, ASE Optics, LLC, United States
  • James R. Fienup, University of Rochester, United States
  • Bahram Javidi, University of Connecticut, United States
  • Yunlong Sheng, Universite Laval, Canada
  • Myrian Cristina Tebaldi, Centro de Investigaciones Opticas, Argentina

  • Ellis Lippincott Award Committee

  • Karen Faulds , University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom, Chair
  • Jean-François Masson, Universite de Montreal, Canada
  • Benjamin J. McCall, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
  • Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States
  • Xin Zhang, Boston University, United States

  • Adolph Lomb Medal Committee

  • Hatice Altug, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, Chair
  • Alvaro Casas-Bedoya, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Jennifer Dionne, Stanford University, United States
  • Maria Kafesaki, FORTH-IESL, Greece
  • Inuk Kang, LGS Innovations LLC, United States
  • Jaeyoun Kim, Iowa State University, United States
  • Maria S. Millan, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
  • Ekmel Ozbay, Bilkent Universitesi, Turkey
  • Chi-Kuang Sun, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

  • C.E.K. Mees Medal Committee

  • Shanti Bhattacharya, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India
  • Charles M. Falco, University of Arizona, United States
  • Deborah M Kane, Macquarie University, Australia
  • John G. Rarity, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

  • William F. Meggers Award Committee

  • Paul J Campagnola, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States, Chair
  • Claire Gu, University of California Santa Cruz, United States
  • Cushla M McGoverin, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Trevor J Sears, Stony Brook University, United States
  • Matthew Sellars, Australian National University, Australia

  • David Richardson Medal Committee

  • Heidi Ottevaere, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, Chair
  • Francisco J. Duarte, Interferometric Optics, United States
  • James Gerard Grote, US Air Force Research Laboratory, United States
  • Kamal Kishor, Delhi Technological University, India
  • Vitor Marino Schneider, Corning Research & Development Corp, United States
  • Yucong Zhu, Nikon Corporation, Japan

  • Kevin P. Thompson Optical Design Innovator Award Committee

  • John R. Rogers, Synopsys, Inc, United States, Chair
  • Jessica DeGroote Nelson, Optimax Systems Inc, United States
  • Julius Augustin Muschaweck, Arnold & Richter Cine Technik GmbH & Co., Germany
  • Jie Qiao, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
  • Jose M. Sasian, University of Arizona, United States
  • Akira Yabe, Akira Yabe Lens Design, Japan
  • Maria Josefa Yzuel, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

  • Edgar Tillyer Award Committee

  • David H. Brainard, University of Pennsylvania, United States, Chair
  • Sabino Chavez-Cerda, Inst Nat Astrofisica Optica Electronica, Mexico
  • Abbie Angharad Hughes, Australian National University & NVRI, Australia
  • Jennifer J. Hunter, University of Rochester, United States
  • Mitsuo Ikeda, Rajamangala University of Tech, Thailand
  • Hannah Elizabeth Smithson, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

  • Charles Hard Townes Medal Committee

  • Natalia M Litchinitser, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States, Chair
  • Luiz Davidovich, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Kaoru Minoshima, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
  • Wilson Sibbett, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
  • Orazio Svelto, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

  • OSA Treasurer's Award Committee

  • George Bayz, Synopsys, Inc, United States, Chair
  • Sean Bagshaw, The Optical Society, United States
  • Genaro Montanez, The Optical Society, United States
  • Elizabeth Nolan, The Optical Society, United States
  • Gregory J. Quarles, The Optical Society, United States
  • Monique Rodriquez, The Optical Society, United States
  • Elizabeth A. Rogan, The Optical Society, United States
  • Melissa Russell, The Optical Society, United States
  • Chad Stark, The Optical Society Foundation, United States

  • John Tyndall Award Committee

  • Joe Charles Campbell, University of Virginia, United States
  • Andrew R. Chraplyvy, Nokia Bell Labs, United States
  • Michael H. Eiselt, ADVA Optical Networking SE, Germany
  • Mohammed N. Islam, University of Michigan, United States
  • Kathleen Tse, AT&T, United States

  • Herbert Walther Award Committee

  • Virginia O. Lorenz, U. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States, Chair
  • Imrana Ashraf, Quaid-I-Azam University, Pakistan
  • Benoit Boulanger, Neel Institute, France

  • R.W. Wood Prize Committee

  • Thomas L Haslett, Avo Photonics Inc, Canada, Chair
  • Michael K Barnoski, United States
  • Walter F. Buell, The Aerospace Corporation, United States
  • Xu Liu, Zhejiang University, China
  • Martha Rosete-Aguilar, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
  • Irina T. Sorokina, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Univ, Norway