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SPIE Fellows

58 New SPIE Fellows Elected

Each year, SPIE promotes members as new Fellows of the Society. SPIE will honor 58 new Fellows of the Society this year. 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 1,000 SPIE members have become Fellows since the Society's inception in 1955.

2015 SPIE Fellows

Prof. Javier Alda

Prof.  Javier Alda

Univ Complutense de Madrid , Spain
for achievements in optics and photonics, nanophotonics, optical antennas and resonant structures.
Prof. Peter Andersen

Prof.  Peter Andersen

Danish Technical Univ , Denmark
for achievements in light-tissue interactions specific to biophotonic tomography and imaging.
Prof. Betty Anderson

Prof.  Betty Anderson

Ohio State Univ , United States
for achievements in service to the profession of optics outreach to K12.
Dr. Jonathan Arenberg

Dr.  Jonathan Arenberg

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems , United States
for achievements in astronomical and laser systems.
Dr. Friedrich Bachmann

Dr.  Friedrich Bachmann

FriBa LaserNet , Germany
for achievements in laser materials processing and development.
Prof. Gisele Bennett

Prof.  Gisele Bennett

Georgia Institute of Technology , United States
for achievements in imaging through turbulent media and super-resolution imaging.
Prof. Willy Bohn

Prof.  Willy Bohn

BohnLaser Consult , Germany
for achievements in high power lasers.
Dr. Luigi Capodieci

Dr.  Luigi Capodieci

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc , United States
for achievements in semiconductor lithography.
Dr. David Carroll

Dr.  David Carroll

CU Aerospace LLC , United States
for achievements in high energy lasers and photonics and education of scientists and engineers.
Dr. Ni-Bin Chang

Dr.  Ni-Bin Chang

Univ of Central Florida , United States
for achievements in integrated environmental sensing, monitoring, modeling, and systems analysis.
Dr. Richard Claytor

Dr.  Richard Claytor

Fresnel Technologies Inc , United States
for achievements in inexpensive infrared optics, molded polymer optics.
Prof. Judith Donnelly

Prof.  Judith Donnelly

Three Rivers Community College , United States
for achievements in optical education and outreach.
Prof. Qian Jenny Du

Prof.  Qian Jenny Du

Mississippi State Univ , United States
for achievements in optical hyperspectral imaging and analysis in remote sensing.
Dr. L.N. Durvasula

Dr.  L.N. Durvasula

Consultant , United States
for achievements in electro-optics.
Dr. Bernd Geh

Mr.  Bernd Geh

Carl Zeiss SMT , United States
for achievements in advanced optics manufacturing, characterization and application for lithography.
Prof. Aaron Ho

Prof.  Aaron Ho

Chinese Univ of Hong Kong , Hong Kong
for achievements in optical instrumentation for surface plasmon resonance biosensors.
Prof. Andrey Ionin

Prof.  Andrey Ionin

PN Lebedev Physical Institute , Russia
for achievements in high power lasers.
Prof. Yi-Jun Jen

Prof.  Yi-Jun Jen

National Technical Univ of Taiwan , Taiwan
for achievements in thin-film nanophotonics.
Prof. Hongxing Jiang

Prof.  Hongxing Jiang

Texas Tech Univ , United States
for achievements in research in III-nitride semiconductors and device development.
Prof. Fu-Jen Kao

Prof.  Fu-Jen Kao

National Yang-Ming Univ , Taiwan
for achievements in microscopy, biophotonics.
Prof. Karsten Koenig

Prof.  Karsten Koenig

Univ des Saarlandes , Germany
for achievements in biomedical optics and multiphoton tomography.
Prof. Kirill Larin

Prof.  Kirill Larin

Univ of Houston , United States
for achievements in biophotonics and optical imaging.
Dr. Renat Letfullin

Dr.  Renat Letfullin

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology , United States
for achievements in optics, photonics, lase physics, nanophotonics, biophotonics, nanomedicine.
Prof. Pai-Chi Li

Prof.  Pai-Chi Li

National Taiwan Univ , Taiwan
for achievements in contributions to medical ultrasonic imaging system design.
Dr. Xiangang Luo

Dr.  Xiangang Luo

Institute of Optics and Electronics , China
for achievements in micro/nano-optics, nano-photonics, and nanofabrication.
Mr. Paul Manhart

Mr.  Paul Manhart

Sigma Space , United States
for achievements in optical design and engineering.
Dr. Tariq Manzur

Dr.  Tariq Manzur

Naval Undersea Warfare Ctr , United States
for achievements in photonics.
Prof. Osamu Matoba

Prof.  Osamu Matoba

Kobe Univ , Japan
for achievements in information optics and photonics.
Prof. Nasir Memon

Prof.  Nasir Memon

New York Univ , United States
for achievements in multimedia security and lossless image compression.
Prof. Donald Miller

Prof.  Donald Miller

Indiana Univ , United States
for achievements in high resolution retinal imaging.
Mr. John Miller

Mr.  John Miller

FLIR Systems Inc , United States
for achievements in infrared image sensor and systems development.
Prof. William Moerner

Prof.  William Moerner

Stanford Univ , United States
for achievements in pioneering the field of single-molecule spectroscopy.
Dr. Peter Moulton

Dr.  Peter Moulton

Q Peak Inc , United States
for achievements in solid state lasers and nonlinear optical devices.
Dr. C. Matt Mountain

Dr.  C. Matt Mountain

Space Telescope Science Institute , United States
for achievements in astronomical telescopes, on ground and in space.
Prof. Mikhail Noginov

Prof.  Mikhail Noginov

Norfolk State Univ , United States
for achievements in plasmonics, metamaterials, and random lasers.
Dr. Alexander Oraevsky

Dr.  Alexander Oraevsky

TomoWave Labs Inc , United States
for achievements in biomedical optoacoustic imaging and tomography.
Prof. Bishnu Pal

Prof.  Bishnu Pal

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi , India
for achievements in design of novel guided wave optical devices and photonics education in India.
Dr. Sharath Pankanti

Dr.  Sharath Pankanti

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr , United States
for achievements in video surveillance and biometrics.
Dr. Babak Parviz

Dr.  Babak Parviz

Amazon Web Services , United States
for achievements in biosensors, MEMs optical switches, medical devices and human machine interfaces.
Dr. Khanh Pham

Dr.  Khanh Pham

US Air Force Research Lab , United States
for achievements in space situation awareness.
Dr. Ronald Pirich

Dr.  Ronald Pirich

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems , United States
for achievements in optical, electro-optical and photonics coatings and materials.
Dr. Moshe Preil

Dr.  Moshe Preil

Global Foundries , United States
for achievements in semiconductor lithography and metrology.
Prof. Qiushi Ren

Prof.  Qiushi Ren

Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ , China
for achievements in ophthalmic and molecular imaging technology.
Prof. Federico Rosei

Prof.  Federico Rosei

Univ du Québec , Canada
for achievements in for his leadership in nanomaterials and their applications in photonics.
Prof. Jacob Scheuer

Prof.  Jacob Scheuer

Tel Aviv Univ , Israel
for achievements in slow and fast light, cryptographis key distribution, and nano antennas.
Mr. Bernard Seery

Mr.  Bernard Seery

NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr , United States
for achievements in program and technical management of the JWST pre-phase-A development effort .
Dr. Jiancheng Shi

Dr.  Jiancheng Shi

Institute for Remote Sensing Applications , China
for achievements in active and passive remote sensing of land surfaces.
Prof. Masato Shibuya

Prof.  Masato Shibuya

Tokyo Polytechnic Univ , Japan
for achievements in optical lithography and imaging optics.
Prof. Ravindra Sinha

Prof.  Ravindra Sinha

Delhi Technological Univ , India
for achievements in photonic crystal fibers and devices.
Prof. Kyo Song

Prof.  Kyo Song

Norfolk State Univ , United States
for achievements in lasers, plasma physics, optical and bio smart sensors, smart materials, and education.
Prof. Sune Svanberg

Prof.  Sune Svanberg

Lund Univ , Sweden
for achievements in laser spectroscopy techniques development for the environmental & medical fields.
Dr. Tomasz Tkaczyk

Dr.  Tomasz Tkaczyk

Rice Univ , United States
for achievements in optical instrumentation for bio-imaging.
Prof. Yasuo Tomita

Prof.  Yasuo Tomita

The Univ of Electro-Communications , Japan
for achievements in photopolymerizable nanocomposite materials and photorefractive nonlinear optics.
Prof. Zhanshan Wang

Prof.  Zhanshan Wang

Tongji Univ , China
for achievements in optical coatings.
Prof. Ming Wang

Prof.  Ming Wang

Northeastern Univ , United States
for achievements in electro-magnetic sensor and versatile onboard traffic-embedded roaming sensors.
Dr. Obert Wood

Dr.  Obert Wood

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc , United States
for achievements in lithography and nanopatterning.
Prof. Orly Yadid-Pecht

Prof.  Orly Yadid-Pecht

Univ of Calgary , Canada
for achievements in advances in the development of sensory systems.
Prof. Weidong Zhou

Prof.  Weidong Zhou

Univ of Texas at Arlington , United States
for important contributions to nanophotonics, including nano-membrane and photonic crystal lasers.

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