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Mario Garavaglia

OSA Awards & Distinctions



Mario Garavaglia established a spectroscopy, optic, and laser laboratory in Universidad Nacional de La Plata in 1966. He founded the Center for Optical Research in 1977 and served as the chief of the laboratory until 1991. 

Dr. Garavaglia published over 250 research papers in the fields of classical optics, modern optics, photoemission spectroscopy, and laser spectroscopy. He has also received the Galileo Galilei Award from the International Commission for Optics in 1999. 

He received the Sang Loo Lee Award “for [his] key role in the development of optics and photonics research and education in Argentina.”



Document Created: 5 Jan 2020
Last Updated: 5 Jan 2020