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Shin-Tson Wu

Shin-Tson Wu began his studies at National Taiwan University, earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics. He completed Ph.D. studies at the University of Southern California, working in Laser Physics.

Wu came to the University of Central Florida in 2001 and is now the Pegasus Professor of Optics and Photonics. Before this, he worked at the Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California, USA.

Wu is an accomplished writer, having co-authored seven books, 530 journal articles, and has obtained 87 patents.

He is a charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors and a Fellow of OSA, IEEE, SID, and SPIE; a member of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame; and has received awards such as the OSA Esther Hoffman Beller Medal, SID Slottow-Owaki Prize, the OSA Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert Burley Prize, the SPIE G. G. Stokes Award, and the SID Jan Rajchman Prize.

Document Created: 3 Feb 2020
Last Updated: 3 Feb 2020