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Grote receives Air Force Award

Dr. James Grote, principal electronics research engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory has been named a 2008 Fellow of AFRL for outstanding contributions to the Air Force and the Department of Defense.

Grote is symposium chair of the NanoScience and Engineering conferences at the SPIE Optics and Photonics event next month in San Diego, CA, and a member of the SPIE Board of Directors. He has been a Fellow of SPIE since 2001. He has been symposium chair, conference chair, and program committee member for numerous conferences at SPIE Photonics West as well as Optics and Photonics and SPIE Europe Security and Defence, and has authored more than 70 papers for SPIE.

The AFRL Fellows Program recognizes the laboratory's most outstanding scientists and engineers exceptional career accomplishments in research and development. Selection as an AFRL Fellow is the laboratory's highest award. The selection rate is restricted to 0.2 percent of the professional technical staff per year and 4 percent total. Fellows status is a lifetime award.

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