The Society is pleased to announce the new Fellow Members for 2017. This distinction was awarded to 96 members for their significant contributions to the advancement of optics and photonics. The selection of these candidates was confirmed by the Board of Directors at its meeting in October 2016.
The Society appreciates the efforts of the many nominators and references. We also extend special thanks to the members of the Fellow Members Committee who reviewed the 177 nominations: Edward Watson (Chair), Timothy Carrig (Past Chair), Mikhail Belen'kii, Adela Ben-Yakar, Ingmar Hartl, Kafai Lai, Tanya Monro, Kenneth Moore, Min Qiu, Yun-Jiang Rao, Masatoshi Suzuki and Antoinette Taylor.
2017 Fellow Members
Listed alphabetically by last name, with the citation and the nomination category noted.