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Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland Highlights Award-Winning Research at OSA Leadership Conference

At The Optical Society's (OSA) 2019 Leadership Conference, 2013 President, OSA Fellow and Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland is featured as the 2019 "Light the Future" plenary speaker. Donna discsued the fundamental science behind her co-invention of chirped pulse amplification (CPA) and highlighted her experiences surrounding the Nobel announcement.  

Added:04 Apr 2019


Sharing My True Excitement for the Inaugural International Day of Light

The International Day of Light (IDL) is a global initiative that provides an annual focal point for the continued appreciation of light and the role it plays in science, culture and art, education, and sustainable development, and in fields as diverse as medicine, communications, and energy. IDL is a worldwide event to help achieve the goals of United Nations Educational, Scientific and...

Added:31 May 2018


Opening New Doors

I’m delighted and honored to take up the role of OSA President. I know that I follow many illustrious holders of this office, not least my immediate predecessor, Eric Mazur (Harvard University, USA), who has left his mark on the governance, diversity and global character of The Optical Society. I thank him for his service and estimable contributions to the organization.

Added:01 Jan 2018