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SPIE leaders at Optical Society of Korea Summer Meeting

23 July 2013

Toyohiko Yatagai
OSK President Chang Kwon Hwangbo (Inha
University), at left presents a gift to SPIE
Vice President Toyohiko Yatagai
(Utsunomiya University).

SPIE Vice President Toyohiko Yatagai, Director of the Center for Optical Research and Education at Utsunomiya University, was a featured speaker at the Optical Society of Korea (OSK) Summer Meeting 10-12 July in Yeosu .

Yatagai and Andrew Brown, SPIE Senior Director for Global Business Development, also met with OSK leaders to discuss cooperative activities between the two societies.

In his talk, Yatagai proposed a new approach for optical mass storage based on polarization holography. The technical program included conferences on several topics as well as the OSK-OSJ (Optical Society of Japan) Joint Symposium on Space Optics.

OSK was established in 1989 and currently has approximately 3,000 members from various research universities, industries, and government institutes in Korea. OSK has seven divisions: optical science, optical technology, photonics, quantum electronics, optical signal processing, biomedical optics, and display.

Leaders at OSK

Leaders from OSK and SPIE met during the OSK Summer Meeting; from left, back row are OSK Director of General Affairs Min Yong Jeon (Chungnam National University), OSK Immediate Past President Tae-Hoon Yoon (Pusan National University), OSK Director of International Relations Ju Han Lee (University of Seoul), and OSK Director of Academic Affairs and SPIE Fellow Byoungho Lee, Seoul National University; in the front row, SPIE Senior Director for Global Business Development Andrew J.W. Brown, OSK Vice President Jeong-Weon Wu (Ewha Womans University), SPIE Vice President and Fellow Toyohiko Yatagai (Utsunomiya University), and OSK President Chang Kwon Hwangbo (Inha University). Jeon, Yoon, Wu, and Hwangbo are Members of SPIE.

OSK Summer Meeting
Attendees at the event at the Ocean Resort in Yeosu.