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--2015 July: SPIE Professional Archived Issue

The July 2015 issue of SPIE Professional featured a winning image from the SPIE International Year of Light Photo Contest on the cover; photos eligible for the People's Choice Award; recipients of SPIE annual awards; highlights from SPIE journals and SPIE DSS 2015; guidance on how to measure the impact of photonics in your area; previews of upcoming conferences; and photonics advocacy.

Optics & Photonics Advocacy

Proposed changes to US export rules to impact global photonics industry.

The EC's DG Connect pledges to promote diversity.

Community leaders in Africa are increasing the visibility of optics and photonics.

Photonics Industry News

Global optics and photonics salary survey shows gender, regional disparities

How one industry association put New Mexico on the map.

Interview with Wolfgang Boch, head of the EC Photonics Unit

Photonics Technology R&D

Journal of Biomedical Optics section celebrates IYL.

New publishing venue for short tutorials on optics.

Cohen's research has paved the way for advances in functional imaging.

Sensing and imaging take lead role at SPIE DSS 2015.

New developments in the field of organic photovoltaics.

Prize-winning students were among more than 1700 finalists from 75 countries.

SPIE Membership News

SPIE members vote for directors and officers.

Toyohiko Yatagai on volunteers, the SPIE election, and the IYL.

SPIE encourages younger members and students to get involved.

Optics and Photonics Events

Celebrating optics, photonics, and the IYL in August 2015.

Two events in September in Toulouse.

See all upcoming SPIE conferences and exhibitions.

International Year of Light

3rd-place, SPIE International Year of Light photo contest.

Images in SPIE IYL Photo Contest serve as ambassadors of light.

SPIE Awards for 2015

Nader Engheta receives 2015 SPIE Gold Medal Award.

Keith Doyle receives the 2015 SPIE Technology Achievement Award.

Miriam Serena Vitiello and Alan Lee awarded inaugural prizes.

Guillermo Kaufmann receives the 2015 Chandra S. Vikram Award.

Kazuyoshi Itoh receives the 2015 Dennis Gabor award.

Richard Juergens receives the 2015 SPIE A.E. Conrady Award.

Grady Tuell receives the 2015 SPIE George W. Goddard Award.

Aristide Dogariu receives the G.G. Stokes Award.

Virendra Mahajan receives the 2015 SPIE Educator Award.

A STEM advocate is the new Guenther Congressional Fellow.

Photonics for a Better World

Photonics technologies provide life-saving data for disaster response.

SPIE Professional articles on photonics making a better world.

July 2015 || ISSN 1994-4403

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