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President's Award

The President's Award, a discretionary award plaque, may be given to an individual who, in the opinion of the President and the Board of Directors, has rendered a unique and meritorious service of outstanding benefit to the Society.

Dr. Jennifer Barton, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA, is the recipient of the 2016 SPIE President's Award for her outstanding service to the SPIE biophotonics community through inspirational leadership, excellence in research, and dedicated involvement in governance.

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Previous Recipients of the President's Award

2015 - Eustace Dereniak
2014- John M. Dudley
2013 - Paul McManamon and Alan Willner
2012 - Michael Eismann
2011 - John Pellegrino
2010 - Kevin Harding
2009 - Hans Tiziani
2008 - Robert Lieberman
2007 - Yoseph Bar-Cohen
2006 - Britton Chance
2005 - Hugo Thienpont
2004 - Edward R. Dougherty
2003 - James G. Fujimoto
2002 - James A. Reynolds
2001 - Henri H. Arsenault
2000 - Roger S. Reiss
1999 - Edmund I. Akopov
1998 - Elsie J. Heinrick
1997 - William J. Perry
1996 - David P. Casasent
1995 - J. Roland Jacobsson
1994 - William L. Wolfe
1993 - Robert A. Sprague
1992 - Thomas I. Harris
1991 - Teddi C. Laurin and Gerhard J. Mueller
1990 - Jack D. Gaskill
1989 - Leo H. Breckmann and Joseph Yaver
1988 - Abraham Katzir
1987 - Irving J. Spiro, Jumpei Tsujiuchi, and Hans J. Frankena
1986 - Roderic M. Scott
1985 - Greg Herziger and Theodore H. Maiman
1984 - Andrew G. Tescher and Richard J. Wollensak
1983 - Jean Ebbeni and Andre Monfils
1982 - Bernard G. Ponseggi
1981 - John Kiel
1980 - Allan H. Gott
1979 - Joseph B. Houston, Jr. and Joseph Yaver
1978 - Robert E. Lewis and Peter Poulsen
1977 - H. John Caulfield, John B. DeVelis, and David A. Treffs
1976 - John Kiel, Andrew E. Trolio, and John H. Waddell
1975 - Charles N. DeMund
1970 - Russell C. Bunting
1969 - Duncan McDonald
1968 - George C. Higgins
1967 - Brian J. Thompson
1966 - Helen F. Gustafson