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SPIE Fellows

71 New SPIE Fellows Elected

Each year, SPIE promotes members as new Fellows of the Society. SPIE will honor 71 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 1,200 SPIE members have become Fellows since the Society's inception in 1955.

2017 SPIE Fellows

Prof. Fauzia Ahmad

Prof.  Fauzia Ahmad

Temple Univ., United States
for achievements in radar and microwave imaging and radar signal processing.
Mr. David Aikens

Mr.  David Aikens

Savvy Optics, United States
for achievements in optical engineering and standards.
Prof. Andrea Alù

Prof.  Andrea Alù

The Univ of Texas at Austin, United States
for achievements in optical metamaterials and plasmonics.
Prof. Craig Arnold

Prof.  Craig Arnold

Princeton Univ., United States
for achievements in laser materials processing & fabrication for nanotechnology, optoelectronics & sensing.
Prof. Pablo Artal

Prof.  Pablo Artal

Lab de Óptica Univ de Murcia, Spain
for achievements in physiological and visual optics.
Dr. Alexei Baranov

Dr.  Alexei Baranov

Univ Montpellier 2, France
for achievements in mid-infrared photonics.
Prof. Harrison Barrett

Prof.  Harrison Barrett

The Univ of Arizona, United States
for achievements in theory and application of imaging and optics.
Prof. David Boas

Prof.  David Boas

Massachusetts General Hospital, United States
for achievements in Biomedical optics, especially functional NIR imaging.
Prof. Alexandra Boltasseva

Prof.  Alexandra Boltasseva

Purdue Univ, United States
for achievements in plasmonic materials.
Dr. John Boone

Dr.  John Boone

UC Davis Medical Ctr, United States
for achievements in innovative developments in breast CT.
Prof. Eva Campo

Prof.  Eva Campo

Bangor Univ, United Kingdom
for achievements in Advanced spectroscopic microscopy techniques for photonic & electronics.
Prof. J.-C. Chiao

Prof.  J.-C. Chiao

Univ of Texas at Arlington, United States
for achievements in micro medical devices and systems.
Prof. Abdalla Darwish

Prof.  Abdalla Darwish

Dillard Univ., United States
for achievements in thin film fabrication for waveguides, sensor devices, and photonic applications.
Prof. Elder De la Rosa-Cruz

Prof.  Elder De la Rosa-Cruz

Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, Mexico
for achievements in optical properties of nano-materials and optics education.
Dr. Liang Dong

Dr.  Liang Dong

Clemson Univ, United States
for achievements in fiber optics.
Dr. Anthony Durkin

Dr.  Anthony Durkin

Beckman Laser Institute, United States
for achievements in spatial frequency domain imaging and tissue optics.
Dr. Dean Evans

Dr.  Dean Evans

Air Force Research Lab., United States
for achievements in advancement of photorefractive materials (inorganic, organic, and hybrid) and ferroelectric nanoparticles for optical applications.
Prof. Xudong Fan

Prof.  Xudong Fan

Univ of Michigan, United States
for achievements in optical bio/chemical sensors and optofluidics.
Prof. Sergio Fantini

Prof.  Sergio Fantini

Tufts Univ, United States
for achievements in diffuse optics and biophotonics.
Prof. Aaron Fenster

Prof.  Aaron Fenster

Robarts Research Institute, Canada
for achievements in ultrasonic medical imaging.
Prof. Martin Frenz

Prof.  Martin Frenz

Univ Bern, Switzerland
for achievements in tissue optics and optoacoustics.
Dr. Emily Gallagher

Dr.  Emily Gallagher

IMEC, Belgium
for achievements in semiconductor and photomask technology.
Dr. Yuri Granik

Dr.  Yuri Granik

Mentor Graphics Corp., United States
for achievements in semiconductor process modeling, simulation, optical proximity correction.
Prof. David Hagan

Prof.  David Hagan

Univ. of Central Florida, United States
for achievements in non-linear optics and optics education.
Prof. Jian-Jun He

Prof.  Jian-Jun He

Zhejiang Univ, China
for achievements in lasers and semiconductor photonic devices.
Prof. Herbert Heise

Prof.  Herbert Heise

Fachhochschule Südwestfalen, Germany
for achievements in optical spectroscopy and chemometrics.
Prof. Peter Herman

Prof.  Peter Herman

Univ of Toronto, Canada
for achievements in ultrafast laser material processing.
Dr. Elizabeth Hillman

Dr.  Elizabeth Hillman

Columbia Univ., United States
for achievements in neurophotonics.
Dr. Steven Horii

Dr.  Steven Horii

Univ of Pennsylvania Health System, United States
for achievements in innovative developments in informatics and PACS.
Dr. Mark Itzler

Dr.  Mark Itzler

Princeton Lightwave Inc, United States
for achievements in the development and commercialization of avalanche photodiodes.
Prof. Masanori Iye

Prof.  Masanori Iye

Nat'l Astronomical Observatory of Japan, Japan
for achievements in astronomical telescopes and instrumentation.
Dr. Nigel Johnson

Dr.  Nigel Johnson

Univ of Glasgow, United Kingdom
for achievements in photonic crystals and metamaeterials.
Dr. Alexis Kudryashov

Dr.  Alexis Kudryashov

Active Optics Night N Ltd, Russia
for achievements in development of adaptive optics technology for laser systems and vision.
Prof. Sin-Doo Lee

Prof.  Sin-Doo Lee

Seoul National Univ, Korea
for achievements in liquid crystal science and display technology.
Dr. Paul Lightsey

Dr.  Paul Lightsey

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp, United States
for achievements in Astonomical Telescopes, service to the community, love of learning and teaching.
Dr. Qinghuang Lin

Dr.  Qinghuang Lin

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr, United States
for achievements in materials and processes for lithography.
Prof. Jingyu Lin

Prof.  Jingyu Lin

Texas Tech University, United States
for achievements in photonic devices and development of III-nitride semiconductor materials.
Prof. Shawn-Yu Lin

Prof.  Shawn-Yu Lin

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
for achievements in photonic crystal and nanophotonics.
Prof. Zetian Mi

Prof.  Zetian Mi

McGill University, Canada
for achievements in high performance III-nitride nanowire photonic devices.
Prof. Mary-Ann Mycek

Prof.  Mary-Ann Mycek

Univ of Michigan, United States
for achievements in biophotonics.
Prof. Hani Naguib

Prof.  Hani Naguib

Univ of Toronto, Canada
for achievements in shape memory materials, electro-active polymers, sensors and actuators.
Dr. Shouleh Nikzad

Dr.  Shouleh Nikzad

Jet Propulsion Lab, United States
for achievements in high quantum efficiency UV photodetectors, novel optics and detectors.
Dr. Lars Johan Nilsson

Dr.  Lars Johan Nilsson

Univ of Southampton, United Kingdom
for achievements in high-power fiber lasers.
Prof. Robert Nishikawa

Prof.  Robert Nishikawa

Univ. of Pittsburgh, United States
for achievements in digital medical imaging, physical image quality, computer-aided detection.
Prof. Vasilis Ntziachristos

Prof.  Vasilis Ntziachristos

Institute for Biomedical Imaging, Germany
for achievements in pioneering the development of fluorescence molecular tomography.
Dr. Raimund Ober

Dr.  Raimund Ober

Texas A&M Univ, United States
for achievements in advanced microscopy techniques for biomedical applications.
Prof. Marek Ogiela

Prof.  Marek Ogiela

AGH Univ. of Science and Technology, Poland
for achievements in advanced pattern recognition and cognitive image understanding.
Dr. Craig Olson

Dr.  Craig Olson

L-3 Communications, United States
for achievements in electro-optical / IR sensor systems optical design.
Dr. Fahima Ouchen

Dr.  Fahima Ouchen

Air Force Research Lab., United States
for achievements in biopolymer-based photonics and biotronics.
Prof. David Pan

Prof.  David Pan

Univ of Texas at Austin, United States
for achievements in IC design for manufacturing with advanced lithography.
Prof. Inmaculada Pascual

Prof.  Inmaculada Pascual

Univ de Alicante, Spain
for achievements in holographic materials, optical storage diffractive optics and visual optics.
Prof. Francesco Pavone

Prof.  Francesco Pavone

Lab Euro. di Spettroscopie Non-Lineari, Italy
for achievements in biophysics.
Prof. David Payne

Prof.  David Payne

Univ of Southampton, United Kingdom
for achievements in photonics, telecommunications and laser technology.
Prof. Norbert Pelc

Prof.  Norbert Pelc

Stanford Univ, United States
for achievements in leadership in the development of CT and MRI.
Dr. Mark Phillips

Dr.  Mark Phillips

Intel Corp, United States
for achievements in ArF, Immersion and EUV Lithography.
Dr. Rebecca Richards-Kortum

Dr.  Rebecca Richards-Kortum

Rice Univ, United States
for achievements in biophotonics and global health.
Dr. Benjamin Rockwell

Dr.  Benjamin Rockwell

Air Force Research Lab., United States
for achievements in laser safety and short pulse interaction with biological materials.
Dr. John Sanders-Reed

Dr.  John Sanders-Reed

The Boeing Co., United States
for achievements in vision systems for situational awareness in degraded visual environments.
Dr. L. Brandon Shaw

Dr.  L. Brandon Shaw

U.S. Naval Research Lab., United States
for achievements in fiber lasers and materials, solid state laser materials and optical materials.
Prof. Colin Sheppard

Prof.  Colin Sheppard

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
for achievements in confocal microscopy, multiphoton microscopy and phase contrast microscopy.
Dr. Yakov Soskind

Dr.  Yakov Soskind

DHPC Technologies, United States
for achievements in photonics instrumentation.
Dr. Dmitry Starodubov

Dr.  Dmitry Starodubov

FOMS Inc., United States
for achievements in optical material science and applied laser technology.
Dr. Michelle Stock

Dr.  Michelle Stock

Michigan Photonics Cluster, United States
for achievements in business development and science policy for photonics industry.
Prof. Attila Tárnok

Prof.  Attila Tárnok

Univ Leipzig, Germany
for achievements in quantitative multiplexed single cell analysis by image and flow cytometry.
Dr. James Thackeray

Dr.  James Thackeray

Dow Electronic Materials, United States
for achievements in development of UV, DUV and EUV photoresists and DUV antireflective coatings.
Dr. Georgia Tourassi

Dr.  Georgia Tourassi

Oak Ridge National Lab, United States
for achievements in biomedical computing & health informatics.
Prof. Ton van Leeuwen

Prof.  Ton van Leeuwen

Academisch Medisch Centrum, Netherlands
for achievements in tissue optics and optical coherence tomography.
Dr. Xiaoxiong Xiong

Dr.  Xiaoxiong Xiong

NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr, United States
for achievements in remote sensing and optical sensors calibration.
Prof. Kazuto Yamauchi

Prof.  Kazuto Yamauchi

Osaka Univ, Japan
for achievements in X-ray optics.
Prof. Shaoqun Zeng

Prof.  Shaoqun Zeng

Britton Chance Ctr for Biophotonics, China
for achievements in biomedical optics.
Prof. Yiping Zhao

Prof.  Yiping Zhao

Univ of Georgia, United States
for achievements in nanobiophotonics and optical biosensors, optical nanomaterials, plasmonics.

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