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Anthony J. Campillo

OSA Fellow Anthony J. Campillo has more than 40 years of experience in optics and photonics and has been a member of OSA since 1966. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Cornell University in 1973.

Throughout his career, Campillo has conducted research on laser development at General Telephone & Electronic Laboratories, ultrafast spectroscopy and nonlinear optics for Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and environmental chemistry and aerosol optics at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He was head of the US Naval Research Laboratory optical physics branch, where his research focused on laser chemical/biological analysis, microcavity effects, photonics and nanotechnology.

Campillo is also a Fellow of the American Physical Society and has been an adjunct professor of chemistry at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., USA. He was the Senior Director of Science Policy at OSA beginning in 2006 and the Editor-in-Chief of Optics Letters from 2002-07. Campillo was awarded the 2014 Stephen D. Fantone Distinguished Service Award from OSA “for sustained leadership, vision, and considerable voluntary attention to the quality and impact of OSA publications.”



Document Created: 19 Dec 2019
Last Updated: 2 Jan 2020