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Pierre Agostini

OSA Awards & Distinctions



Pierre Agostini earned his doctoral degree from Université Aix-Marseille in 1968. After the completion of his degree, he became a researcher at CEA Saclay, where he stayed, in various positions, until 2002. During these years, he held visiting positions at the University of Southern California, FOM Amsterdam, and BNL. After holding a string of other visiting positions, he settled at Ohio State University in 2005 as Professor of Physics.

He has received the Joop Los Award from FOM Netherlands, OSA’s William F. Meggers Award in 2007, and is a Humboldt Fellow. He was elected a Fellow of OSA in 2008 “for leadership in the development of innovative experiments providing major insights into the dynamics of the nonlinear response of atoms and molecules submitted to strong infrared laser pulses.”



Document Created: 23 Jul 2020
Last Updated: 23 Jul 2020