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SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 laureates | Associated press

BELLINGHAM, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 5, 2022–

This year, SPIE, the international optics and photonics company, welcomes 58 members as new Fellows of the Society. They join fellow Fellow Members in being honored for their technical achievements, as well as for their service to the optics and photonics community and to SPIE.

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SPIE, the international optics and photonics company, announces its 2022 Fellows. (Graphic: Business Wire)

Fellows are members of the Society who have made significant scientific and technical contributions in the multidisciplinary fields of optics, photonics and imaging. Since the Company was created in 1955, more than 1,600 SPIE members have become Fellows.

Of the notable inductees this year, half are from the United States; the other half come from countries around the world, including Australia, China, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, Poland, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan. This year, the Society welcomes its first scholars from Egypt and Chile: Salah ObayaProfessor of Photonics and Director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials at Zewail City of Science and Technology, and Sergio Torresprofessor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Concepción.

“SPIE Fellows represent the breadth of our global community, as well as the technical range, diversity and ethos of our company,” notes Michelle Stock, Chair of the SPIE Fellows Committee and Director of Business Development and Sales at TracInnovations. . “I am delighted that we have continued to geographically diversify our Fellow Membership this year. With our 58 new inductees, we recognize and celebrate the innovative technologies and scientific breakthroughs developed and generated in the optics and photonics industry by our Fellow Members in academia, industry and government, and their long-term contributions to SPIE. It was a pleasure to work with the Fellows Committee to honor these new SPIE Fellows, and a pleasure to thank each of between them for their professional successes.

New scholarship recipients are recognized at the SPIE symposium of their choice throughout the year. The complete list of SPIE 2022 grantees with photos is available in lineaccompanied by a list of all SPIE scholarship holders, appointment criteriaand SPIE grantees nomination form.

About SPIE

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, brings together engineers, scientists, students and professionals to advance light-based science and technology. The Society, founded in 1955, connects and engages with our global constituency through cutting-edge conferences and exhibitions; publication of conference proceedings, books and reviews in the SPIE digital library; and career development opportunities. Over the past five years, SPIE has contributed more than $22 million to the international optical community through our advocacy and support, including scholarships, educational resources, travel grants, endowment gifts and public policy development. www.spie.org.

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