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2014 SPIE Senior Members

52 New Senior Members Elected

SPIE Senior Members are Members of distinction who will be honored for their professional experience, their active involvement with the optics community and SPIE, and/or significant performance that sets them apart from their peers. While similar in some ways to the Society's Fellows program, Senior Member recognition is a separate category that will be more accessible to active Members earlier in their careers, as well as other Members in a broader constituency.

Senior Members can apply for this distinction by completing and submitting the nomination form, or be nominated by a colleague or mentor. Nominations will be reviewed by the SPIE Membership Committee who will then submit their recommendations to the SPIE Board of Directors for approval.  Please view Senior Member nomination criteria before applying.

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Dr. John Bellum

Dr.  John Bellum

Sandia National Labs , United States
for achievements in high laser damage threshold optical coatings for petawatt class lasers.
Dr. Martin Booth

Dr.  Martin Booth

Univ of Oxford , United Kingdom
for achievements in adaptive optics for microscopy and photonic engineering.
Dr. Edson Bortoni

Dr.  Edson Bortoni

UNIFEI , Brazil
for achievements in contributions in the application of infrared imaging techniques in power systems.
Prof. Yun-Chorng Chang

Prof.  Yun-Chorng Chang

National Cheng Kung Univ , Taiwan
for achievements in nanophotonics and plasmonics.
Dr. Panos Datskos

Dr.  Panos Datskos

Oak Ridge National Lab , United States
for achievements in MEMS/NEMS sensors and nanomaterials reasearch.
Mr. Michael Douglass

Mr.  Michael Douglass

Texas Instruments Inc , United States
for achievements in micro-electro-mechanical systems reliability, and the development of the DMD.
Prof. Alexandre Falcão

Prof.  Alexandre Falcão

Univ Estadual de Campinas , Brazil
for achievements in medical image analysis, pattern recognition, image processing.
Dr. Lynford Goddard

Dr.  Lynford Goddard

Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , United States
for achievements in semiconductor lasers.
Dr. Kazimierz Gofron

Dr.  Kazimierz Gofron

Brookhaven National Lab , United States
for achievements in on-axis X-ray synchrotron beam visualization.
Dr. Andrii Golovin

Dr.  Andrii Golovin

City College of New York , United States
for achievements in nanomaterials and optics.
Prof. Malcolm Gower

Prof.  Malcolm Gower

Imperial College London , United Kingdom
for achievements in applications of laser micromachining; early learning in DUV and EUV lithography.
Ms. Barbara Grant

Ms.  Barbara Grant

Lines and Lights Technology , United States
for achievements in advancing the technology and understanding of radiometry.
Prof. Diofantos Hadjimitsis

Prof.  Diofantos Hadjimitsis

Cyprus Univ of Technology , Cyprus
for achievements in remote sensing.
Dr. Sivanandan Harilal

Dr.  Sivanandan Harilal

Purdue Univ , United States
for achievements in nuclear material detectors, laser and discharge-produced plasmas.
Mr. Douglas Hartnett

Mr.  Douglas Hartnett

Raytheon EO Innovations , United States
for achievements in technical accomplishments in optical design.
Dr. Emily Heckman

Dr.  Emily Heckman

Air Force Research Lab , United States
for achievements in bio-based photonics.
Dr. Travis Humble

Dr.  Travis Humble

Oak Ridge National Lab , United States
for achievements in advances in quantum optical sensing and communication techniques.
Dr. Anders Jorgensen

Dr.  Anders Jorgensen

New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology , United States
for achievements in optical interferometry.
Dr. Ivan Kassamakov

Dr.  Ivan Kassamakov

Univ of Helsinki , Finland
for achievements in optical instrumentation engineering.
Dr. Myun-Sik Kim

Dr.  Myun-Sik Kim

SUSS MicroOptics SA , Switzerland
for achievements in phase anomaly and longitudinal-differential interferometry.
Mr. Erik Klaas

Mr.  Erik Klaas

8tree , Germany
for achievements in optical metrology, especially 3D Scanning with white light fringe projection.
Dr. Yi-Sha Ku

Dr.  Yi-Sha Ku

Industrial Technology Research Institute , Taiwan
'for achievements in dimensional metrology for microelectronics manufacture.
Dr. Jonas Kühn

Dr.  Jonas Kühn

Jet Propulsion Lab , United States
for achievements in digital holography.
Mr. Mark Kushina

Mr.  Mark Kushina

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems , United States
for achievements in diode pumped solid state laser for space apps, and mine counter measure lasers.
Dr. Renat Letfullin

Dr.  Renat Letfullin

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology , United States
for achievements in optics, photonics, laser physics, nanophotonics, biophotonics, nanomedicine.
Dr. Henry Leung

Dr.  Henry Leung

Univ of Calgary , Canada
for achievements in sensor fusion and image processing.
Dr. Hwee San Lim

Dr.  Hwee San Lim

Univ Sains Malaysia , Malaysia
for achievements in remote sensing.
Mr. Robert Malone

Mr.  Robert Malone

National Security Technologies, LLC , United States
for achievements in optical instrument design.
Dr. John Manning

Dr.  John Manning

Cypress Executive Consulting, LLC , United States
for achievements in executive management in the area of medical imaging and displays.
Dr. Andrés Márquez

Dr.  Andrés Márquez

Univ de Alicante , Spain
for achievements in holography and liquid crystal spatial light modulators.
Mr. Paul Melnychuck

Mr.  Paul Melnychuck

Radikal Research , United States
for achievements in advancements and commercialization in imaging science, products & technologies.
Dr. Leonid Muravsky

Dr.  Leonid Muravsky

G. V. Karpenko Physico-Mechanical Institute , Ukraine
for achievements in optical metrology and optical-digital image processing.
Prof. Lorenzo Pavesi

Prof.  Lorenzo Pavesi

Univ degli Studi di Trento , Italy
for achievements in silicon photonics.
Dr. Ronald Riley

Dr.  Ronald Riley

Harris Corp. , United States
for achievements in hyperspectral Imaging.
Dr. John Rogers

Dr.  John Rogers

Synopsys, Inc , United States
for achievements in optical design and engineering.
Dr. Neil Rowlands

Dr.  Neil Rowlands

COM DEV Canada , Canada
for achievements in electro-optical instrument design.
Mr. Stephen Sagan

Mr.  Stephen Sagan

NeoOptics , United States
for achievements in architecture, design and development of optical systems from UV through IR.
Dr. Jason Schmidt

Dr.  Jason Schmidt

MZA Associates Corp , United States
for achievements in optical turbulence, adaptive optics, free-space optical communication.
Mr. Bernard Seery

Mr.  Bernard Seery

NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr , United States
for achievements in astronomical optical systems.
Dr. Harry Sewell

Dr.  Harry Sewell

HS Consulting , United States
for achievements in optical lithography.
Dr. Efrain Solarte-Rodriguez

Dr.  Efrain Solarte-Rodriguez

Univ del Valle , Colombia
for achievements in CO2 laser application in thin film materials processing.
Dr. Brian Stamper

Dr.  Brian Stamper

Nikon Research Corp. of America , United States
for achievements in engineering research and development.
Dr. Koichi Takahashi

Dr.  Koichi Takahashi

Olympus Corp , Japan
for achievements in optical design and optical communication.
Prof. Kimani Toussaint

Prof.  Kimani Toussaint

Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , United States
for achievements in quantitative nonlinear optical imaging and plasmonics.
Prof. David Walker

Prof.  David Walker

Glyndwr Innovations Ltd , United Kingdom
for achievements in innovation in optical fabrication & instrumentation.
Prof. Michael Wang

Prof.  Michael Wang

Univ of Miami , United States
for achievements in optical interconnects, waveguide devices, holography, spectral imaging.
Dr. Michael Wanke

Dr.  Michael Wanke

Sandia National Labs , United States
for achievements in advances in THz technology and scientific leadership.
Prof. Wei Wu

Prof.  Wei Wu

Univ of Southern California , United States
for achievements in nanolithography, nanophotonics and nanotechnology.
Dr. Yonghua Wu

Dr.  Yonghua Wu

City College of New York , United States
for achievements in Lidar remote sensing for atmosphere and environmental monitoring.
Dr. Timothy Yarnall

Dr.  Timothy Yarnall

MIT Lincoln Lab , United States
for achievements in quantum optics, coherent optical communications, and atmospheric propagation.
Prof. Ping Yu

Prof.  Ping Yu

Univ of Missouri-Columbia , United States
for achievements in biomedical optical imaging and semiconductor optics.
Prof. Baohong Yuan

Prof.  Baohong Yuan

Univ of Texas at Arlington , United States
for achievements in ultrasound switchable high-resolution fluorescence imaging of deep-tissue.

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