The SPIE Society Awards

The Society Awards honor exceptional contributions to optics and photonics

Honoring transformative advancements in a variety of professional areas — including medicine, astronomy, lithography, optical metrology, optical design, and community leadership — the Society's awards recognize technical accomplishments as well as committed service to SPIE and support of its organizational mission. This year's 21 award recipients represent an exciting range of stellar achievements across light-based sciences and technologies. Meet the 2023 SPIE Society Award recipients.

Recognize the extraordinary

Since 1959, SPIE has honored the best in optics and photonics for their significant achievements and contributions in advancing the science of light.

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