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SPIE members and fellows honored by two societies

SPIE members and fellows were among those recently named fellows of two scientific societies.

The Laser Institute of America (LIA) announced new Fellows of LIA in October. SPIE members listed among these are:

  • Robert Thomas, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • W. Patrick Roach, Air Force Research Laboratory 

The Optical Society of America (OSA) announced 2008 Fellows in September. SPIE members and Fellows included among these are:

  • Alan J. Morrow, BinOptics Corporation
  • Alex K.-Y. Jen, University of Washington (SPIE Fellow)
  • Howard A. Padmore, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • James Fergason, Fergason Patent Properties
  • John J. McCann, McCann Imaging
  • Larry R. Dalton, University of Washington
  • Paul F. McManamon, Air Force Research Laboratory (SPIE Fellow and 2007 Immediate Past President)
  • Philippe Lalanne, Institut d'Optique
  • Ralph B. James, Brookhaven National Laboratory (SPIE Fellow and 2008 Vice President)
  • Richard I. Epstein, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Ronald G. Driggers, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (SPIE Fellow)
  • Sailing He, Zhejiang University
  • Shanhui Fan, Stanford University
  • Timothy J. Schulz, Michigan Technological University (SPIE Fellow)
  • Xiaochuan Pan, The University of Chicago (SPIE Fellow).

The 2008 SPIE Fellows will be announced in December 2007. Fellows are members of distinction who have made significant scientific and technical contributions in the multidisciplinary fields of optics, photonics, and imaging. They are honored for their technical achievement, for their service to the general optics community, and to SPIE in particular. More than 480 SPIE members have become Fellows since the Society's inception in 1955. To nominate a colleague visit http://spie.org/x1162.xml