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Rudolf Kingslake Medal and Prize

The Rudolf Kingslake Medal is awarded annually in recognition of the most noteworthy original paper to appear in the Society's official journal, Optical Engineering, on the theoretical or experimental aspects of optical engineering. All papers published in the journal are automatically eligible for consideration for this award. (Nominations are not required.) Honorarium $2,000.

The 2015 Rudolf Kingslake Medal and Prize is awarded to Xinmin Shen, Qunzhang Tu, Hui Deng, Guoliang Jiang and Kazuya Yamamura for their paper entitled "Mechanism analysis on finishing of reaction-sintered silicon carbide by combination of water vapor plasma oxidation and ceria slurry polishing", from the May 2015 issue of Optical Engineering.

Previous Recipients of the Rudolf Kingslake Medal and Prize

2014 - Stefan Heist, Andreas Mann, Peter Kühmstedt, Peter Schreiber and Gunther Notni
2013 - Wei Zhang, Hans Zappe and Andreas Seifert
2012 - Maarten A. Hogervorst and Alexander Toet
2011 - Lucy E. Cohan and David W. Miller
2010 - Joseph W. Goodman
2009 - Jürgen Jahns, Hans Knuppertz, and Michael Bohling
2008 - E.W.C. van Groesen, Milan Maksimovic and Manfred Hammer
2007 - Monique Thual, Damien Malarde, Benoit Abherve-Guegen, Philippe Rochard, Philippe Chanclou
2006 - Sergey S. Sarkisov, Michael J. Curley, LaQuieta Huey, Aisha Fields, Sergey S. Sarkisov
II, Grigory Adamovsky
2005 - James J. Snyder and Stephen L. Kwiatkowski
2004 - Mark T. Gruneisen, Lewis F. DeSandre, James R. Rotgé, Raymond C. Dymale, Donald L. Lubin
2003 - John A. Hoffnagle and C. Michael Jefferson
2002 - Thomas Tsao and James Zhiqing Wen
2001 - Giuseppe Schirripa and Dario Ambrosini
2000 - Aden B. Meinel and Marjorie P. Meinel
1999 - Robert D. Fiete
1998 - Russell C. Hardie, Kenneth J. Barnard, John G. Bognar, Ernest E. Armstrong, Edward A.Watson
1997 - Gleb Vdovin, Simon Middlehoek, and Pasqualina Sarro
1996 - Pîr Olof Kierkegaard
1995 - Arnold Daniels, Glenn D. Boreman, Alfred D. Ducharme, and Eyal Sapir
1994 - Jose M. Sasian
1993 - Harvey M. Phillips and Roland A. Sauerbrey
1992 - Aden B. Meinel and Marjorie P. Meinel
1991 - Brian E. Newnam
1990 - Paul R. Prucnal and Philippe Perrier
1989 - Pochi Yeh, Arthur Chiou, John Hong, Paul H. Beckwith, Tallis Chang, Monte Khoshnevisan
1988 - Ares J. Rosakis, Alan T. Zehnder, Ramaratnam Narasimhan
1987 - Chris P. Kirk
1986 - Arthur D. Fisher, Lai-Chang Ling, John N. Lee, Robert C. Fukuda
1985 - Armand R. Tanguay, Jr.
1984 - Gene R. Gindi and Arthur F. Gmitro
1983 - James R. Palmer
1982 - David M. Pepper
1981 - Robert A. Sprague and William D. Turner
1980 - G. Ferrano and G. Hausler
1979 - J. R. Fienup
1978 - Norman J. Brown
1977 - David B. Kay and Brian J. Thompson
1976 - Richard E. Swing
1975 - J. M. Burch and C. Forno
1974 - Irving R. Abel and B. R. Reynolds


2012 - Maarten A. Hogervorst and Alexander Toet

SPIE Profile - Maarten A. Hogervorst  

SPIE Profile - Alexander Toet


2011 - Lucy E. Cohan and David W. Miller

SPIE Profile - Lucy E. Cohan

SPIE Profile - David W. Miller