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SPIE Fellows

76 New SPIE Fellows Elected

Each year, SPIE promotes members as new Fellows of the Society. SPIE will honor 76 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.

2014 SPIE Fellows

Dr. Frank Abboud

Dr.  Frank Abboud

Intel Corp. , United States
for achievements in the advancement of photomask process and mask direct writing methods to enable Moore's Law lithography.
Prof. Bahman Anvari

Prof.  Bahman Anvari

University of California, Riverside , United States
for achievements in phototherapy, optical nano-materials, laser trapping methods, and membrane mechanics.
Prof. Ramendra Bahuguna

Prof.  Ramendra Bahuguna

San José State University , United States
for sustained contributions to optics and for designing a revolutionary product.
Prof. Robert Boyd

Prof.  Robert Boyd

University of Ottawa , Canada
for achievements in nonlinear optics.
Dr. Jes Broeng

Dr.  Jes Broeng

Technical University of Denmark , Denmark
for achievements in photonic crystal fibers and high-power ultrafast lasers.
Prof. Alexander Cartwright

Prof.  Alexander Cartwright

University at Buffalo , United States
for achievements in nanostructured optoelectronic devices used in photovoltaics and chem and bio sensing.
Prof. Fow-Sen Choa

Prof.  Fow-Sen Choa

University of Maryland Baltimore County , United States
for achievements in development of standoff chemical sensing using quantum cascade lasers.
Dr. Mark Clampin

Dr.  Mark Clampin

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center , United States
for achievements in astronomical optics.
Prof. Brian Cullum

Prof.  Brian Cullum

University of Maryland Baltimore County , United States
for achievements in development of optical SPPs, nano sensors, and imagers for biological applications.
Prof. Alberto Diaspro

Prof.  Alberto Diaspro

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia , Italy
for achievements in optics and photonics, and advancement in light microscopy techniques.
Dr. David Dickensheets

Dr.  David Dickensheets

Montana State University , United States
for achievements in micromachined optical devices and systems.
Dr. Keith Doyle

Dr.  Keith Doyle

MIT Lincoln Laboratory , United States
for achievements in advances in optomechanical engineering and integrated modeling.
Mr. Allen Earman

Mr.  Allen Earman

AOptix Technologies, Inc. , United States
for achievements in packaging of photonics and optoelectronic.
Dr. Augustus Fountain

Dr.  Augustus Fountain

US Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center , United States
for achievements in innovative research and application in hazardous chemical detection.
Dr. Thomas George

Dr.  Thomas George

Zyomed Corp. , United States
for achievements in optical microsensors for biomedical applications.
Prof. Maryellen Giger

Prof.  Maryellen Giger

The University of Chicago , United States
for achievements in advances in computer-aided diagnosis and quantitative medical image analyses.
Dr. Simonetta Grilli

Dr.  Simonetta Grilli

Istituto Nazionale di Ottica , Italy
for achievements in interferometry, digital holography, and electro-optic materials.
Dr. Peter Hartmann

Dr.  Peter Hartmann

SCHOTT AG , Germany
for achievements in optical glass and glass ceramics.
Prof. Alexander Heisterkamp

Prof.  Alexander Heisterkamp

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena , Germany
for achievements in ultrafast lasers in biomedical optics and biophotonics.
Dr. Henry Helvajian

Dr.  Henry Helvajian

The Aerospace Corp. , United States
for achievements in photophysical/chemical processes and laser interactions in materials.
Prof. Ray-Hua Horng

Prof.  Ray-Hua Horng

National Chung Hsing University , Taiwan
for achievements in optoelectronic applied science and engineering.
Dr. Weilin Hou

Dr.  Weilin Hou

US Naval Research Laboratory , United States
for achievements in ocean optics.
Prof. Jian-Jang Huang

Prof.  Jian-Jang Huang

National Taiwan University , Taiwan
for achievements in the development of GaN electronics and optoelectronic devices.
Prof. Bahram Jalali

Prof.  Bahram Jalali

University of California, Los Angeles , United States
for achievements in silicon photonics, opto-electronics and optical measurement science.
Prof. Ursula Keller

Prof.  Ursula Keller

ETH Zürich , Switzerland
for achievements in ultrafast solid-state lasers and quantum electronics.
Prof. Rainer Leitgeb

Prof.  Rainer Leitgeb

Medizinische University Wien , Austria
for achievements in biomedical optics, optical coherence tomography.
Prof. Ai-Qun Liu

Prof.  Ai-Qun Liu

Nanyang Technological University , Singapore
for achievements in optofluidics, metamaterials, and photonic MEMS.
Dr. Xinbing Liu

Dr.  Xinbing Liu

Panasonic Boston Laboratory , United States
for achievements in ultrafast laser materials processing, micro-optics.
Dr. Alexexander C. Loui

Dr.  Alexander C.  Loui

Kodak Alaris Inc. , United States
for achievements in multimedia information analysis and management.
Prof. Hai-Han Lu

Prof.  Hai-Han Lu

National Taipei University of Technology , Taiwan
for achievements in fiber-optic communications.
Prof. Christopher Lynch

Prof.  Christopher Lynch

University of California, Los Angeles , United States
for achievements in smart materials and structures.
Dr. Misoon Mah

Dr.  Misoon Mah

Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development , Japan
for achievements in opto-electro-magnetic nano materials for sensing and communication devices and applications.
Mr. Gary Matthews

Mr.  Gary Matthews

Exelis Inc. , United States
for achievements in large optics and optical systems for ground and spaced-based applications.
Dr. Colin McKinstrie

Dr.  Colin McKinstrie

Alcatel-Lucent Bell Laboratories , United States
for contributions to the physics and applications of optical parametric devices.
Prof. Igor Meglinski

Prof.  Igor Meglinski

University of Otago , New Zealand
for achievements in biomedical optics and biophotonics.
Prof. Carmen Menoni

Prof.  Carmen Menoni

Colorado State University , United States
for innovative contributions to extreme ultraviolet laser photonics.
Dr. Kenneth Moore

Dr.  Kenneth Moore

Radiant ZEMAX LLC , United States
for achievements in optical design software development.
Prof. Ignacio Moreno

Prof.  Ignacio Moreno

Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche , Spain
for achievements in applications of liquid-crystal spatial light modulators in diffractive optics and polarization optics.
Prof. Asger Mortensen

Prof.  Asger Mortensen

DTU Fotonik , Denmark
for achievements in photonic crystal fibers and optofluidics.
Prof. Bert Müller

Prof.  Bert Müller

Basel University Hospital , Switzerland
for achievements in three-dimensional imaging of human tissues, medical implants and interfaces.
Prof. Mark Neifeld

Prof.  Mark Neifeld

The University of Arizona , United States
for achievements in computational imaging, compressive sensing, applications of information theory.
Prof. Takanori Nomura

Prof.  Takanori Nomura

Wakayama University , Japan
for achievements in optical security, digital holography, information photonics.
Dr. Stephen O'Dell

Dr.  Stephen O'Dell

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center , United States
for achievements in X-Ray optics and X-Ray astronomy.
Dr. C. Kumar Patel

Dr.  C. Kumar Patel

Pranalytica, Inc. , United States
for achievements in development of gas lasers and high resolution spectroscopy.
Dr. Stephen Payne

Dr.  Stephen Payne

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory , United States
for achievements in materials science and physics of solid-state lasers and radiation detectors.
Prof. Gabriel Popescu

Prof.  Gabriel Popescu

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , United States
for achievements in biophotonics by phase measurements and interferometry.
Dr. Salil Prabhakar

Dr.  Salil Prabhakar

Digital ID Inc. , United States
for achievements in biometrics.
Prof. Min Qiu

Prof.  Min Qiu

Zhejiang University , China
for achievements in nanophotonic devices based on photonic crystals, plasmonics and metamaterials.
Prof. Jianan Qu

Prof.  Jianan Qu

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology , Hong Kong
for achievements in biomedical optics, including the optical diagnosis of early cancer, multiphoton spectroscopy.
Prof. Azizur Rahman

Prof.  Azizur Rahman

City University London , United Kingdom
for achievements in finite element based waveguide analysis and outreach in photonics education.
Prof. Yun-Jiang Rao

Prof.  Yun-Jiang Rao

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China , China
for achievements in fiber-optic sensing technologies and applications.
Prof. Detlev Ristau

Prof.  Detlev Ristau

Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. , Germany
for achievements in optical coatings.
Mr. Joseph Robichaud

Mr.  Joseph Robichaud

L-3 Communications IOS-SSG , United States
for achievements in silicon carbide space instruments.
Dr. Devendra Sadana

Dr.  Devendra Sadana

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center , United States
for achievements in pioneering research on SOI substrate technology for CMOS and III-V devices.
Dr. Piet Schwering

Dr.  Piet Schwering

TNO Defence, Security and Safety , Netherlands
for achievements in improving automated data processing, infrared search and track.
Prof. Jeffrey Shapiro

Prof.  Jeffrey Shapiro

Massachusetts Institute of Technology , United States
for achievements in quantum optical communication, role of turbulence and random media, and laser radar.
Prof. John Sheridan

Prof.  John Sheridan

University College Dublin , Ireland
for achievements in optics research and development in and outside his University confines.
Prof. Gabriel Spalding

Prof.  Gabriel Spalding

Illinois Wesleyan University , United States
for achievements in optical micromanipulation, as well as a strong impact upon physics education.
Dr. Ove Steinvall

Dr.  Ove Steinvall

Swedish Defence Research Agency , Sweden
for achievements in LADAR, active imaging in security and defence applications, airborne laser depth sounding and terrain mapping.
Mr. Larry Stepp

Mr.  Larry Stepp

Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. , United States
for achievements in large astronomical optics, telescopes and active optics.
Prof. Adrian Stern

Prof.  Adrian Stern

Ben Gurion University of the Negev , Israel
for achievements in three dimenisonal imaging and computational imaging.
Prof. Mark Stockman

Prof.  Mark Stockman

Georgia State University , United States
for achievements in theoretical nano-optics and nanoplasmonics.
Dr. Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn

Dr.  Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn

National Electronics and Computer Technology Center , Thailand
for achievements in photonic information processing systems and photonics education.
Dr. Frank Szmulowicz

Dr.  Frank Szmulowicz

University of Dayton Research Institute , United States
for achievements in physics and design of semiconductor materials for infrared detector applications.
Prof. Frank Tittel

Prof.  Frank Tittel

Rice University , United States
for achievements in optoelectronics, devices and photonics.
Dr. Li-Wei Tu

Dr.  Li-Wei Tu

National Sun Yat-Sen University , Taiwan
for achievements in optoelectronics.
Prof. Xunbin Wei

Prof.  Xunbin Wei

Shanghai Jiao Tong University , China
for achievements in cancer detection by optical means and optical manipulation of living cells.
Prof. Norman Wereley

Prof.  Norman Wereley

University of Maryland, College Park , United States
for achievements in smart structures and materials.
Prof. Vladislav Yakovlev

Prof.  Vladislav Yakovlev

Texas A&M University , United States
for achievements in optical instrumentation for biomedical imaging.
Prof. Yang Yang

Prof.  Yang Yang

University of California, Los Angeles , United States
for achievements in solution processed organic and inorganic semiconductor devices.
Dr. John Zavada

Dr.  John Zavada

National Science Foundation , United States
for achievements in developing optoelectronics technologies and advancing material science.
Dr. Mourad Zghal

Dr.  Mourad Zghal

SUP'COM , Tunisia
for achievements in development of pioneering numerical techniques to analyze photonic structures.
Prof. Song Zhang

Prof.  Song Zhang

Iowa State University , United States
for achievements in high-speed 3D optical metrology, and optical information processing.
Prof. Xi-Cheng Zhang

Prof.  Xi-Cheng Zhang

University of Rochester , United States
for pioneering contributions to the advances of THz science and technology.
Prof. Qifa Zhou

Prof.  Qifa Zhou

The University of Southern California , United States
for achievements in integrated ultrasound with OCT and photoacoustic imaging.
Prof. Wenwu Zhu

Prof.  Wenwu Zhu

Tsinghua University , China
for achievements in image and video processing and communications.

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