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19 July 2021 – 23 July 2021 OSA Virtual Event - Pacific Daylight/Summer Time (UTC - 07:00)

2021 Student Paper Award Winners and Finalists


Congratulations to the 2021 Optical Sensors and Sensing Congress Best Student Paper Finalists

Applied Industrial Spectroscopy (AIS)

Seth Lowry, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada (AW5G.3)
Terahertz Reflection Imaging of Concealed Interfaces

Fernando Castillo, Universidad de Concepcion, Chile (ATh4C.3)
Temperature calculation from estimated spectra, using the two-color pyrometry 

Fourier Transform Spectroscopy (FTS)

Ryan Cole, University of Colorado Boulder, USA (JTu6E.3)
Improving absorption models for CO2 at high pressure and temperature using dual frequency comb spectroscopy

Daniel Herman,  NIST, University of Colorado, USA  ( JTu6E.5)
Broadband dual-comb spectroscopy for open-path field measurement of H216O and H218O

Chiara Lindner, Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM, Germany (FM2F.4)
Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy with Near-Infrared Light

Mingchen Liu, California Institute of Technology, USA (JTu4D.5)
Cross-Comb Spectroscopy using Sum-Frequency Sampling in the Mid-IR

Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment (HiSE)

Alice Dupiau, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, ONERA, France (HM5B.4)
Modeling soil reflectance spectra in the solar domain (400-2500 nm) as a function of moisture content: Improvement of the MARMIT model

Chris Graham, Durham University, United Kingdom (HW6A.3)
Freeform based hYperspectral imager for MOisture Sensing (FYMOS)

Soham Mukherjee, Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada (HTu2C.4)
Application of Spectral-Spatial Classification on Hyperspectral Imagery to Map Coastal Endmembers in Manicouagan Peninsula

Optical Sensors (SENSORS)​

Medhanie Gebrekidan,TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany (STu4H.5)
Filter-coated Raman fiber bundle probe and deep neural networks for oral cancer diagnostics

Savannah Cuozzo, William & Mary, USA (SW5F.6)
Quantum Noise Imaging

Ulises Félix Rendón, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico (STh5B.4)
Ultrasensitive nanoplasmonic biosensor based on excitation of multipolar plasmonic modes

Ricardo Vidrio, UW Madison, USA (STu6G.4)
Characterization of luminescence and electron transport in corroded zirconium alloys

Optics and Photonics for Sensing the Environment (ES)

Jie Liu, Princeton University, USA (JTu6E.4)
A reconfigurable mid-infrared dual-comb spectrometer for point and remote chemical sensing

Alberto Della Torre, Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon, France (ETh4B.2)
Mid-Infrared Supercontinuum Generation in a Silicon-Germanium Waveguide for Multi-Species Parallel Gas Spectroscopy

Victoria Rosborough, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA (ETu6D.2​)
Photonic Integration for Low Size, Weight, and Power (SWaP) Remote Gas Spectroscopy

Michael Soskind, Princeton University, USA (ETu6D.3)
UAV-aided Localization and Quantification of Methane using CLaDS