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Press Releases

Press releases featuring the latest activity about SPIE events, pro bono, policy and partnership activities are listed chronologically and archived by year.

 
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16 January 2019
SPIE Journal of Applied Remote Sensing Honors Three With Best Paper Awards

Exceptional articles in interdisciplinary applications, theoretical innovation, and photo-optical instrumentation design in the Journal of Applied Remote Sensing have been given best paper awards. The honorees were selected by the journal's editorial board.

14 January 2019
SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, Announces 2019 Society Awards

The Awards Committee of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, today announced the recipients of its prestigious annual awards. Honoring transformative advancements in medical and molecular imaging, attosecond science, and infrared instrumentation to seminal work in biomedical optics, the Society's awards recognize technical accomplishments as well as committed service to SPIE and the support of its organizational mission.

10 January 2019
SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, Submits Its Comments on the US Government’s ANPRM on How to Control Emerging Technology

SPIE CEO Kent Rochford has submitted comments on behalf of SPIE, responding to the U.S. Department of Commerce's 19 November, 2018, advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM), "Review of Controls for Certain Emerging Technologies."

08 January 2019
2019 SPIE Startup Challenge Semi-Finalists to Showcase Photonics Innovations in Healthcare, Lasers, Wearables, and IoT

Thirty-five photonics business startups from seven countries will participate in the 2019 SPIE Startup Challenge semi-finals, held during SPIE Photonics West on 5 February. On 6 February, six finalists will compete for cash prizes from Jenoptik as well as for business support from Challenge partners and sponsors.

07 January 2019
SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, Announces Its 2019 Fellows

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, welcomes 88 Members as new Fellows of the Society this year. They are honored for their technical achievements, and for their service to the optics community and to SPIE.