Previous Ambassadors

OSA Ambassadors are selected for their dedication and commitment in supporting the society's chapter, sections, and early career professionals. Each class of ambassadors engages with members throughout their first year with a focus on professional development and supporting OSA programming efforts.

2017 Ambassadors


Alessandro Restelli
Joint Quantum Institute, USA

Arlene Smith
Avo Photonics Inc., USA

Danuta Sampson
University of Western Australia, Australia

Felipe Beltrán Mejía
Inatel, Brazil

Mariia Pashchenko
Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Science, Czech Republic

Michelle Sander
Boston University, USA

Rajan Jha
IIT Bhubaneswar, India

Rim Cherif
Engr Sch of Comm of Tunis, Tunisia

Yoshitomo Okawachi
Columbia University, USA

2016 Ambassadors

Aline Dinkelaker
Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Alvaro Casas Bedoya
University of Sydney, Australia

Antigone Marino
Italian National Research Council, Italy

Armand Niederberger
Leia, Inc., USA

Arti Agrawal
City University, United Kingdom

Bettina Heim
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany

Carlos Lopez-Mariscal
Underwater Photonics, Mexico

Chad Husko
Argonne National Laboratory, USA

Chun-Hung (Frank) Kuo
Mettler Toledo Autochem Inc., USA

Giovanni Volpe
Bilkent University, Turkey