SPIE President and CEO visit Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics, and Physics
SPIE President Philip Stahl and SPIE CEO Eugene Arthurs (above center and left) visited the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics, and Physics (CIOMP) on 14 and 15 October. The CIOMP Department of International Cooperation hosted the two at the State Key Laboratory of Luminescence and Applications (SKLLA) and the Key Laboratory of Optical System Advanced Manufacturing Technology (KLOMT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Gpixel Inc.
CIOMP Vice President Zhang Xuejun accompanied them on their visit and gave a brief introduction about CIOMP, providing an overview of equipment, operations, lab staff, and research achivements.
Stahl had visited CIOMP during the 20th Congress of International Commission for Optics in 2005, and was able to speak to the great changes the lab has undergone in the past nine years.
Arthurs urged CIOMP, as the "cradle of Chinese optics," to organize activities in conjunction with the United Nation's International Year of Light Year of Light to help raise awareness of photonics and the many impacts of the technology.
Accompanied by the Deputy Director of the Department of International Cooperation Wang Hui, Stahl spoke before the CIOMP SPIE Student Club, which has 39 members including President Zhenyu Gao, and visited the CIOMP editorial offices to talk about increased cooperation.
At the State Key Lab of Luminescence and Applications
At the Key Lab of Optical System Advanced Manufacturing Technology