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SPIE Fellows

73 New SPIE Fellows Elected

Each year, SPIE promotes Members as new Fellows of the Society. SPIE will honor 73 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 and for their service to the general optics community and to SPIE in particular. More than 1,300 SPIE members have become Fellows since the Society's inception in 1955.

2018 SPIE Fellows

Dr. Mark Anastasio

Dr.  Mark Anastasio

Washington University in St. Louis, United States
for achievements in image reconstruction for emerging bioimaging modalities.
Prof. Stefan Andersson-Engels

Prof.  Stefan Andersson-Engels

Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
for achievements in biophotonics.
Prof. Andrea Armani

Prof.  Andrea Armani

USC Viterbi School of Engineering, United States
for achievements in integrated photonics & biodetection.
Dr. Samuel Armato

Dr.  Samuel Armato

Univ. of Chicago, United States
for achievements in medical image analysis.
Dr. Aldo Badano

Dr.  Aldo Badano

US Food and Drug Administration, United States
for achievements in medical imaging system simulation & medical image softcopy display evaluation.
Prof. Mikhail Belkin

Prof.  Mikhail Belkin

Univ Texas, United States
for achievements in mid-infrared & terahertz photonics.
Dr. Philip Bones

Dr.  Philip Bones

University of Canterbury, New Zealand
for achievements in computational imaging & medical imaging.
Dr. Jason Cain

Dr.  Jason Cain

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., United States
for achievements in design-based metrology.
Dr. Adrian Carter

Dr.  Adrian Carter

Coherent | Nufern, United States
for achievements in development of specialty optical fibers & fiber lasers.
Dr. Peter Catrysse

Dr.  Peter Catrysse

Stanford Univ, United States
for achievements in digital imaging, metamaterials, & nanophotonics.
Dr. Leonard Chen

Dr.  Leonard Chen

Raytheon Vision Systems, United States
for achievements in advanced detectors & sensors in the optical spectrum.
Dr. Panos Datskos

Dr.  Panos Datskos

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States
for achievements in MEMS/NEMS sensors & nanomaterials research.
Prof. Judith Dawes

Prof.  Judith Dawes

School of Physics and Astronomy, Macquarie University, Australia
for achievements in laser development and laser applications in medicine.
Dr. Judy Fennelly

Dr.  Judy Fennelly

Air Force Research Laboratory, United States
for achievements in space weather & space instrumentation.
Prof. Yun Fu

Prof.  Yun Fu

Northeastern Univ, United States
for achievements in image & video processing, optical pattern recognition, imaging & sensing.
Prof. Keisuke Goda

Prof.  Keisuke Goda

University of Tokyo, Japan
for achievements in high-speed imaging and spectroscopy.
Prof. Ewa Goldys

Prof.  Ewa Goldys

Macquarie Univ, Australia
for achievements in optical characterisation of nanomaterials, biochemical & medical sensing.
Prof. Reuven Gordon

Prof.  Reuven Gordon

University of Victoria, Canada
for achievements in innovative plasmonic nanostructures for research in diagnostics.
Prof. Junpeng Guo

Prof.  Junpeng Guo

Univ Alabama Huntsville, United States
for achievements in photonics & plasmonics.
Dr. Leonard Hanssen

Dr.  Leonard Hanssen

National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States
for achievements in infrared optical property measurement & standards.
Prof. Yoshio Hayasaki

Prof.  Yoshio Hayasaki

Utsunomiya University, Japan
for achievements in information photonics & laser material processing.
Dr. Jr Hau He

Dr.  Jr-Hau He

King Abdullah Univ of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia
for achievements in solar cells, photodetectors, & semiconductor optics.
Prof. Wei Huang

Prof.  Wei Huang

Nanjing Tech Univ, China
for achievements in organic optoelectronics & flexible electronics.
Prof. Baldemar Ibarra-Escamilla

Prof.  Baldemar Ibarra-Escamilla

INAOE, Mexico
for achievements in fiber nonlinear optics.
Prof. Saif Islam

Prof.  Saif Islam

University of California, Davis, United States
for achievements in nanoscale material synthesis.
Prof. Mona Jarrahi

Prof.  Mona Jarrahi

University of California, Los Angeles, United States
for achievements in terahertz optoelectronics & microwave photonics.
Dr. Thomas Kampe

Dr.  Thomas Kampe

Ball Aerospace, United States
for achievements in optical technology for earth remote sensing.
Dr. Harvey Kasdan

Dr.  Harvey Kasdan

LeukoDx, Inc, Israel
for achievements in electro-optical & opto-mechanical system engineering.
Prof. Myung Kim

Prof.  Myung Kim

University of South Florida, United States
for achievements in digital holography and microscopy.
Prof. Martin Kuball

Prof.  Martin Kuball

Univ of Bristol, United Kingdom
for achievements in opto-electronic devices, optical switches & surface spectroscopy.
Dr. Henry Leung

Dr.  Henry Leung

Univ of Calgary, Canada
for achievements in signal & image processing & sensor fusion.
Prof. Murray Loew

Prof.  Murray Loew

George Washington Univ, United States
for achievements in computer processing of medical images.
Prof. Kristen Maitland

Prof.  Kristen Maitland

Texas A&M University, United States
for achievements in confocal microendoscopy.
Prof. Norbert Meyendorf

Prof.  Norbert Meyendorf

Iowa State University, United States
for achievements in nondestructive testing.
Prof. David Moss

Prof.  David Moss

Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
for achievements in CMOS compatible photonic integrated chips for nonlinear optics.
Dr. Erik Novak

Dr.  Erik Novak

4D Technology Corp, United States
for achievements in optical metrology applications.
Mr. Thomas Pagano

Mr.  Thomas Pagano

NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory, United States
for achievements in remote sensing.
Prof. Jongwook Park

Prof.  Jongwook Park

Catholic University of Korea, Korea
for achievements in OLEDs.
Mr. John Pepi

Mr.  John Pepi

L-3 Communications IOS-SSG, United States
for achievements in advanced opto-mechanical materials for space.
Prof. Kara Peters

Prof.  Kara Peters

North Carolina State University, United States
for achievements in fiber optic sensors & smart structures.
Dr. Nicholas Petrick

Dr.  Nicholas Petrick

US Food and Drug Administration, United States
for achievements in quantitative medical imaging & imaging-based biomarkers.
Dr. Thomas Pfefer

Dr.  Thomas Pfefer

US Food & Drug Administration, United States
for achievements in biophotonics.
Dr. Kemao Qian

Dr.  Kemao Qian

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
for achievements in optical metrology.
Dr. Junle Qu

Dr.  Junle Qu

Shenzhen University, China
for achievements in biomedical optical imaging.
Dr. Ramesh Raghavachari

Dr.  Ramesh Raghavachari

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, United States
for achievements in biomedical optics.
Dr. Milind Rajadhyaksha

Dr.  Milind Rajadhyaksha

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States
for achievements in confocal microscopy of skin cancer.
Dr. John Rogers

Dr.  John Rogers

Synopsys, Inc., United States
for achievements in optical design & engineering.
Prof. Stephen Rudin

Prof.  Stephen Rudin

Toshiba Stroke and Vascular Research Center, United States
for achievements in image-guided endovascular interventions & medical physics.
Dr. Adrian Russell

Dr.  Adrian Russell

European Southern Observatory, Germany
for achievements in technology & management of astronomical facilities.
Prof. James Schwiegerling

Prof.  James Schwiegerling

College of Optical Sciences - Univ. of Arizona, United States
for achievements in ophthalmic & visual optics for visual modeling.
Dr. Eva Sevick-Muraca

Dr.  Eva Sevick-Muraca

The University of Texas Health Science Center, United States
for achievements in optical tomography.
Prof. Perry Ping Shum

Prof.  Perry Ping Shum

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
for achievements in optical fibre-based technology.
Prof. Hoon Sohn

Prof.  Hoon Sohn

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
for achievements in structural health monitoring & sensing technologies.
Prof. Konstantin Sokolov

Prof.  Konstantin Sokolov

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States
for achievements in molecular imaging with plasmonic nanomaterials.
Mr. Russell Spaulding

Mr.  Russell Spaulding

Optical Systems Engineering Group, United States
for achievements in space-based optical systems & ophthalmic optics.
Dr. Alexander Starikov

Dr.  Alexander Starikov

I & I Consulting, United States
for achievements in OPC, lithography process control, metrology of image placement.
Prof. Hong-Bo Sun

Prof.  Hong-Bo Sun

Jilin University, China
for achievements in laser nanofabrication & ultrafast spectroscopy.
Dr. Haiyin Sun

Dr.  Haiyin Sun

ChemImage Corp., United States
for achievements in laser diode application & optical design.
Prof. Simon Thibault

Prof.  Simon Thibault

University of Laval, Canada
for achievements in optical engineering & lens design.
Prof. Ion Tiginyanu

Prof.  Ion Tiginyanu

Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Moldova
for achievements in optics, electro-optics & photonics.
Dr. Kimani Toussaint

Dr.  Kimani Toussaint

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
for achievements in quantitative nonlinear optical imaging & plasmonics.
Dr. Peter Trefonas

Dr.  Peter Trefonas

Dow Electronic Materials, United States
for achievements in design for manufacturing & compact modeling.
Dr. Grady Tuell

Dr.  Grady Tuell

3D Ideas LLC, United States
for achievements in bathymetric lidar, data fusion, & real-time processing of airborne lidar data.
Dr. Reinhard Voelkel

Dr.  Reinhard Voelkel

SUSS MicroOptics, Switzerland
for achievements in micro optics, MOEMS, photo lithography, and optical interconnects.
Prof. Steve Watkins

Prof.  Steve Watkins

Missouri Univ of Science and Technology, United States
for achievements in sensor research.
Prof. Sharon Weiss

Prof.  Sharon Weiss

Vanderbilt University, United States
for achievements in optical properties of nanoscale materials.
Mr. Ray Williamson

Mr.  Ray Williamson

Ray Williamson Consulting, United States
for achievements in optical fabrication and testing.
Dr. Brian Wilson

Dr.  Brian Wilson

Univ Health Network, Canada
for achievements in biophotonics, cancer diagnostics & therapy.
Prof. Michael Withford

Prof.  Michael Withford

Macquarie University, Australia
for achievements in high brightness lasers, micro‐machining & ultrafast laser writing of 3D photonic chips.
Prof. Dong-Sing Wuu

Prof.  Dong-Sing Wuu

National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
for achievements in light-emitting materials & devices.
Prof. Huikai Xie

Prof.  Huikai Xie

University of Florida, United States
for achievements in optical MEMS & optical endoscopic imaging.
Prof. Hans Zappe

Prof.  Hans Zappe

Univ of Freiburg, Germany
for achievements in microoptics and integrated optics.
Dr. Mark Zediker

Dr.  Mark Zediker

NUBURU Inc., United States
for achievements in high power laser technology.

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