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SPIE, the International Society of Optics and Photonics, announces its 2022 Fellows | Nation / World

BELLINGHAM, Washington – (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 their fellow members in being honored for their technical achievements, as well as for their services 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 creation of the Society in 1955, more than 1,600 members of SPIE 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 Fellows from Egypt and Chile: Salah obayya, professor of photonics and director of the Center for Photonics and Smart Materials at Zewail City of Science and Technology, and Sergio Torres, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Concepción.

“SPIE scholarship holders represent all of our global clientele, as well as the technical range, diversity and ethics of our company,” notes Michelle Stock, president of the SPIE scholarship committee and director of business development and sales of TracInnovations. . “I am delighted that we have continued to geographically diversify our member members this year. With our 58 new members, we recognize and celebrate the innovative technologies and scientific breakthroughs developed and generated in the optics and photonics industry by our members from academia, industry and government, as well as 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 them. them for their professional successes.

New Fellows are rewarded at the SPIE symposium of their choice throughout the year. The complete list of SPIE 2022 Fellows with photos is available in line, accompanied by a list of all SPIE Fellows, nomination criteria, and the SPIE Fellows nomination form.

About SPIE

SPIE, the international optics and photonics company, 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 SPIE’s digital library; and career development opportunities. Over the past five years, SPIE has donated more than $ 22 million to the international optical community through its advocacy and support, including scholarships, educational resources, travel grants, endowment donations and the development of public policies.

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