Award and Honors Committees

Award and Honors Committees


    Fellow Members Committee

  • Deborah M Kane, Macquarie University, Australia, Chair
  • Aref Chowdhury, Nokia Corporation, United States, Past Chair
  • Saša Bajt, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Germany
  • Adrian Carter, Coherent Inc Nufern, Australia
  • Hui Deng, University of Michigan, United States
  • Mitra Dutta, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
  • Ann E Elsner, Indiana University, United States
  • Andrew Forbes, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Ray-Hua Horng, NCTU National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  • Mona Jarrahi, University of California Los Angeles, United States
  • Dale C Linne von Berg, US Naval Research Laboratory, United States
  • Kaoru Minoshima, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
  • Loukas Paraschis, Infinera Corporation, United States
  • Sergei Popov, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Sean X Wang, B&W Tek Inc, United States

  • Frederic Ives Medal/Jarus W. Quinn Prize Committee

  • Anna Consortini, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy, Chair
  • Susana Marcos, Consejo Sup Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain, Past Chair
  • Alain Aspect, Institut d'Optique, France
  • James D Kafka, Spectra-Physics / MKS, United States
  • Byoung Yoon Kim, Korea Advanced Inst of Science & Tech, Republic Of Korea
  • Marija Strojnik, Optical Research Center, Mexico
  • Lan Yang, Washington University in St Louis, United States

  • Esther Hoffman Beller Medal Committee

  • Janice A Hudgings, Pomona College, United States, Chair
  • Peter M Krummrich, Technische Universitaet Dortmund, Germany, Past Chair
  • Sergio Fantini, Tufts University, United States
  • Amy C Foster, Johns Hopkins University, United States
  • Yaseera Ismail, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Antigone Marino, National Research Council, Italy
  • Stephen M Pompea, National Optical Astronomy Observatory, United States
  • Clara Jody Saraceno, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany

  • Max Born Award Committee

  • Anne Matsuura, Intel Corporation, United States, Chair
  • Hanne Ludvigsen, Aalto Yliopisto, Finland, Past Chair
  • Govind P Agrawal, University of Rochester, United States
  • Cristina Canavesi, LighTopTech Corp., United States
  • Svetlana Glebovna Lukishova, University of Rochester, United States
  • Miles John Padgett, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Caterina Vozzi, IFN-CNR, Italy

  • Stephen D. Fantone Distinguished Service Award Committee

  • Arlene Smith, Avo Photonics Inc, United States, Chair
  • Naomi R Chavez, The Optical Society, United States
  • Michael Haymore, The Optical Society, United States
  • David Lang, The Optical Society, United States
  • Bahaa E A Saleh, University of Central Florida, CREOL, United States
  • Alphan Sennaroglu, Koc Universitesi, Turkey

  • Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award Committee

  • Paras N Prasad, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States, Chair
  • Alex Vitkin, Ontario Cancer Institute, Canada, Past Chair
  • Robert R Alfano, CUNY City College, United States
  • Ling Fu, Huazhong Univ of Science and Technology, China
  • Ewa M Goldys, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Rajesh Menon, University of Utah, United States
  • Tatiana Novikova, Ecole Polytechnique IP Paris, France

  • Paul F. Forman Team Engineering Excellence Award Committee

  • Ulrike Fuchs, asphericon GmbH, Germany, Chair
  • Turan Erdogan, Plymouth Grating Laboratory, Inc., United States
  • X Steve X Yao, NuVision Photonics Inc., United States

  • Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize Committee

  • Liangcai Cao, Tsinghua University, China, Chair
  • Lenore McMackin, InView Technology Corporation, United States, Past Chair
  • Juergen W Czarske, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • Jonathan Hu, Baylor University, United States
  • Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica AC, Mexico
  • Teri W Odom, Northwestern University, United States
  • Pascal Picart, LAUM CNRS Le Mans Université, France

  • Joseph W. Goodman Book Writing Award Committee

  • Pamela Rene Bowlan, Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States
  • Valery V Tuchin, Saratov State University, Russia

  • Nick Holonyak Jr. Award Committee

  • Chennupati Jagadish, Australian National University, Australia, Chair
  • Alexandra Boltasseva, Purdue University, United States, Past Chair
  • Shamsul Arafin, ECE, Ohio State University, United States
  • Saswatee Banerjee, Brillnics Japan Inc, Japan
  • Joyce K S Poon, Max-Planck-Inst fur Mikrostrukturphysik, Canada
  • Alessandro Tredicucci, Università di Pisa, Italy

  • Robert E. Hopkins Leadership Award Committee

  • Madeleine Glick, Columbia University, United States, Chair
  • Lluis Torner, ICFO, Spain, Past Chair
  • Leslie Kimerling, Double Helix Optics, United States
  • Kaoru Minoshima, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
  • Guohai Situ, Shanghai Inst. Opt. Fine Mech., China
  • Michelle L Stock, TOPTICA Photonics Inc, United States
  • Zeev Zalevsky, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

  • Edwin Land Medal Committee

  • James A Besley, Nearmap, Australia, Chair
  • Pablo Artal, Universidad de Murcia, Spain
  • Gerhard Bartscher, Bartscher Innovationstechnologien GmbH, Germany
  • Giordano Bruno Beretta, , United States
  • Alan C Bovik, UT Austin-WNCG, United States
  • Debabrata Goswami, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
  • Mike Molaire, Molecular Glasses, United States
  • Debbie Wilson, Lumentum Operations Inc, United States

  • Sang Soo Lee Award Committee

  • Cheng-Chung Lee, National Central University, Taiwan
  • Bishnu P Pal, Mahindra École Centrale, India
  • Concita Sibilia, Univ degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy

  • Emmett N. Leith Medal Committee

  • Malgorzata Kujawinska, Politechnika Warszawska, Poland, Chair
  • Yunlong Sheng, Universite Laval, Canada, Past Chair
  • Joseph W Goodman, Stanford University, United States
  • Yufeng Li, Innovusion Inc, United States
  • Osamu Matoba, Kobe University, Japan
  • Wolfgang Osten, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
  • Inmaculada Pascual, Universidad de Alicante, Spain

  • Ellis Lippincott Award Committee

  • Nathalie Picqué, Max-Planck-Institut fur Quantenoptik, Germany, Chair
  • Jerry Chance Carter, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, United States
  • Justin Cooper, Idaho National Laboratories, United States
  • Robin Garrell, CUNY Graduate Center, United States
  • Ellen Miseo, TeakOrigin Inc., United States
  • Savitha Panikar, Hovione LLC, United States

  • Adolph Lomb Medal Committee

  • Anna Claire Peacock, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, Chair
  • Maria S Millan, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain, Past Chair
  • P. S. Chan, AP Infosense, Hong Kong
  • Pouya Dianat, Nanograss Photonics, United States
  • Daniela Dragoman, Universitatea din Bucuresti, Romania
  • Tsing-Hua Her, Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
  • Tina E Kidger, Kidger Optics Associates, United Kingdom
  • Jingyu Lin, Texas Tech University, United States
  • Eiji J Takahashi, RIKEN, Japan
  • Paul Westbrook, OFS Laboratories, United States
  • Dan-Xia Xu, National Research Council Canada, Canada

  • C.E.K. Mees Medal Committee

  • Judith M Dawes, Macquarie University, Australia, Chair
  • Herve Tatenguem Fankem, Sacher Lasertechnik GmbH, Germany, Past Chair
  • Gabriella Cincotti, University Roma Tre, Italy
  • Majid Ebrahim-Zadeh, ICFO -Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, Spain
  • Bahram Javidi, University of Connecticut, United States
  • Peter G Schunemann, BAE Systems Inc, United States
  • Anna Sytchkova, ENEA Optical Coatings Lab, Italy
  • Stanley E Whitcomb, California Institute of Technology, United States

  • William F. Meggers Award Committee

  • Paolo De Natale, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica-CNR, Italy, Chair
  • Cushla M McGoverin, University of Auckland, New Zealand, Past Chair
  • Anne Myers Kelley, University of California Merced, United States
  • Mark A Linne, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Masataka Nakazawa, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Albert Stolow, University of Ottawa, Canada
  • Warren S Warren, Duke University, United States

  • David Richardson Medal Committee

  • Helen Margaret Pask, Macquarie University, Australia, Chair
  • Francisco J Duarte, Interferometric Optics, United States, Past Chair
  • Aleksandra Boskovic, Corning Research & Development Corp, United States
  • Jonathan David Ellis, Clerio Vision, Inc, United States
  • Frederick J Leonberger, EOvation Advisors LLC, United States
  • Adriana Viorica Szeghalmi, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany
  • Hwa Yaw Tam, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

  • Kevin P. Thompson Optical Design Innovator Award Committee

  • Jamie Leigh Ramsey, Rochester Precision Optics LLC, United States, Chair
  • John R Rogers, Synopsys, Inc, United States, Past Chair
  • Dana Granciu, IOR, Romania
  • Juan Carlos Miñano, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Bojan Resan, University of Applied Sciences FHNW, Switzerland
  • Lan Sun, Raytheon Technologies, United States
  • Shu-i Wang, Northrop Grumman, United States

  • Edgar Tillyer Award Committee

  • Hannah Elizabeth Smithson, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, Chair
  • Stephen Allen Burns, Indiana University, United States, Past Chair
  • Geoffrey Karl Aguirre, University of Pennsylvania, United States
  • Martin S Banks, University of California Berkeley, United States
  • Ellen Campbell Carter, Color Research and Application, United States
  • Karen Mary Hampson, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Huei-Yung Lin, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

  • Charles Hard Townes Medal Committee

  • Juliet Gopinath, University of Colorado at Boulder, United States, Chair
  • Luiz Davidovich, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Past Chair
  • Atac Imamoglu, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Olga Kocharovskaya, Texas A&M University, United States
  • Yoko Miyamoto, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
  • Viktor A Podolskiy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States
  • Margaret Reid, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

  • OSA Treasurer's Award Committee

  • George Bayz, Oakshire Partners, United States, Chair
  • Sean Bagshaw, The Optical Society, United States
  • Barbara Bullock, The Optical Society, United States
  • Stephen D Fantone, Optikos Corporation, United States
  • Suzanne Ffolkes, The Optical Society, United States
  • Genaro Montanez, The Optical Society, United States
  • Elizabeth Nolan, The Optical Society, United States
  • Elizabeth A Rogan, The Optical Society, United States
  • Chad Stark, The OSA Foundation, United States
  • Ryan Strowger, The Optical Society, United States

  • John Tyndall Award Committee

  • John E Bowers, University of California Santa Barbara, United States, Chair
  • Yasuhiko Arakawa, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Kin Seng Chiang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Piet Demeester, Ghent University, INTEC, Belgium
  • Sophie LaRochelle, Universite Laval, Canada
  • Leslie Rusch, Universite Laval, Canada
  • Seb J Savory, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Robert Tkach, Nokia Bell Labs, United States
  • Jun Shan Wey, ZTE TX, Inc., United States

  • Herbert Walther Award Committee

  • Girish S Agarwal, Texas A&M University, United States, Chair
  • Ady Arie, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • Sile Nic Chormaic, Okinawa Inst of Science & Technology, Japan

  • R.W. Wood Prize Committee

  • Christina Lim, University of Melbourne, Australia, Chair
  • Valeria Rodriguez-Fajardo, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, Past Chair
  • Betty Lise Anderson, Ohio State University, United States
  • Demetrios N Christodoulides, University of Central Florida, United States
  • Kishan Dholakia, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
  • Koji Sugioka, RIKEN, Japan
  • Rachel P C Won, Nature Photonics, United Kingdom