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SPIE Award Programs

Steven Jacques receives his award at 2020 SPIE Photonics West

SPIE Awards Listing and Winners
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SPIE Awards Program is not only one of the most prestigious ways the Society recognizes excellence, but also one of the longest running SPIE Programs. Since 1959, SPIE has honored the best in optics and photonics for their significant achievements and contributions in advancing the science of light. 

Serving a diverse and inclusive community is a goal of SPIE. Nominations of individuals from historically marginalized groups are especially encouraged.

Descriptions of each award category, and profiles of current and past winners.

The materials and information you'll need to make a nomination.

Nominations are due July 1st.

 Nominate someone for an SPIE Award

Recognize a person in your community for outstanding achievement.