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SPIE Mozi Award

The SPIE Mozi Award was established by the Taiwan Information Storage Association (TISA) and SPIE in 2017. This international award is named in honor of the Chinese philosopher, scientist, and engineer, Mozi (468-391 BC), the first person in recorded history to mention the simple principles behind the concept of camera obscura. This award is presented for outstanding discoveries, scientific and technical achievements, or inventions in the field of optics. Honorarium of $2,000 presented annually.

Din Ping Tsai, Director and Distinguished Research Fellow at the Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan, is the 2018 winner of the SPIE Mozi Award in recognition of his eminent contributions to the optical Meta-lens and Metadevice.

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