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SPIE Fellows

88 New SPIE Fellows Elected

Each year, SPIE promotes Members as new Fellows of the Society. SPIE will honor 88 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 1,400 SPIE members have become Fellows since the Society's inception in 1955.

To nominate a colleague for this distinction, submit your nomination by 15 September 2019; nomination support materials can be received until 1 October 2019.

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2019 SPIE Fellows

Prof. Dario Ambrosini

Prof.  Dario Ambrosini

Univ degli Studi dell'Aquila, Italy
for achievements in artwork diagnostics & flow visualization using speckle pattern interferometry.
Dr. Amir Amini

Dr.  Amir Amini

University of Louisville, United States
for achievements in biomedical image analysis, computational imaging, MR imaging of flow & motion for cardiovascular, neurovascular, & CSF.
Prof. Gonzalo Arce

Prof.  Gonzalo Arce

University of Delaware, United States
for achievements in computational imaging.
Prof. Vijayan Asari

Prof.  Vijayan Asari

University of Dayton, United States
for achievements in computer vision, pattern recognition, & image processing.
Dr. Arthur Ashkin

Dr.  Arthur Ashkin

Bell Laboratories, United States
for achievements in the optical tweezers & their application to biological systems.
Prof. Harry Atwater

Prof.  Harry Atwater

California Institute of Technology, United States
for achievements in nanophotonics.
Ms. Allison Barto

Ms.  Allison Barto

Ball Aerospace, United States
for achievements in systems engineering & program management on JWST.
Prof. Siegfried Bauer

Prof.  Siegfried Bauer

Johannes Kepler Univ Linz, Austria
for achievements in plastic electronic devices, soft matter physics.
Prof. Daniel Bednarek

Prof.  Daniel Bednarek

University at Buffalo, United States
for achievements in medical imaging.
Dr. Mark Bendett

Dr.  Mark Bendett

Lockheed Martin Corp., United States
for achievements in laser technology.
Prof. Adela Ben-Yakar

Prof.  Adela Ben-Yakar

Univ of Texas at Austin, United States
for achievements in biomedical applications of ultrafast lasers.
Prof. Mikhail Berezin

Prof.  Mikhail Berezin

Washington University in St. Louis, United States
for achievements in biophotonics.
Dr. Charles Bostater

Dr.  Charles Bostater

Florida Institute of Technology, United States
for achievements in remote sensing instrumentation & radiative transfer modeling.
Prof. Audrey Bowden

Prof.  Audrey Bowden

Vanderbilt University, United States
for achievements in optical coherence tomography.
Prof. Thomas Brown

Prof.  Thomas Brown

University of Rochester, United States
for achievements in optical modeling & multidimensional microscopy.
Prof. Liangcai Cao

Prof.  Liangcai Cao

Tsinghua University, China
for achievements in holography & information optics.
Dr. Kin Chan

Dr.  Kin Chan

BioPharmX, Inc., United States
for achievements in biophotonics & entrepreneurship.
Prof. Yanne Chembo

Prof.  Yanne Chembo

Georgia Tech-CNRS, France
for achievements in ultra-stable photonic microwave oscillators.
Dr. Nerine Cherepy

Dr.  Nerine Cherepy

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States
for achievements in discovery & development of new scintillator materials & detectors.
Prof. Yong-Hoon Cho

Prof.  Yong-Hoon Cho

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
for achievements in quantum nanophotonics based on low-dimensional semiconductor quantum structures.
Dr. Christopher Davis

Dr.  Christopher Davis

University of Maryland, College Park, United States
for achievements in free space optical communications.
Prof. Chen Yuan Dong

Prof.  Chen Yuan Dong

National Taiwan University, Taiwan
for achievements in optical microscopy techniques for biophysical, biophotonic, & biomedical engineering research.
Dr. Ben Eggleton

Dr.  Ben Eggleton

Univ of Sydney, Australia
for achievements in nonlinear optics, soliton physics, & fundamentals & applications of slow light.
Dr. Yasin Ekinci

Dr.  Yasin Ekinci

Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland
for achievements in EUV lithography & metrology.
Dr. Rainer Erdmann

Dr.  Rainer Erdmann

PicoQuant GmbH, Germany
for achievements in single molecule spectroscopy & superresolution microscopy.
Prof. Qiyin Fang

Prof.  Qiyin Fang

McMaster University, Canada
for achievements in biophotonics.
Prof. Baowei Fei

Prof.  Baowei Fei

University of Texas at Dallas, United States
for achievements in combining positron emission tomography molecular imaging with real-time, 3D ultrasound imaging for prostate interventions.
Dr. Jo Finders

Dr.  Jo Finders

ASML Netherlands B.V., Netherlands
for achievements in microlithography.
Prof. Dror Fixler

Prof.  Dror Fixler

Bar-Ilan University, Israel
for achievements in nanophotonics & nanomedicine.
Prof. Lynford Goddard

Prof.  Lynford Goddard

Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
for achievements in semiconductor lasers.
Prof. Qihuang Gong

Prof.  Qihuang Gong

Peking Univ, China
for achievements in ultrafast optics & spectroscopy, nonlinear optics, & mesoscopic optical devices for applications in optical information processing & communication.
Prof. Faramarz Gordaninejad

Prof.  Faramarz Gordaninejad

University of Nevada Reno, United States
for achievements in smart structures: magnetorheological materials & devices, shape memory materials.
Prof. Debabrata Goswami

Prof.  Debabrata Goswami

Indian Institute of Technology KanpurIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
for achievements in femosecond pulse shaping & NLO for exploitation in cross-disciplinary areas.
Dr. Robert Grasso

Dr.  Robert Grasso

Polaris Alpha, United States
for achievements in lasers, non‐linear optics, infrared countermeasures, electro‐optical countermeasures, remote sensing, LADAR, LIDAR, atmospheric compensation, & hyperspectral imaging.
Prof. Frederic Grillot

Prof.  Frederic Grillot

Telecom ParisTech, France
for achievements in lasers & electro-optics, quantum dot devices, optoelectronics.
Prof. Roger Groves

Prof.  Roger Groves

Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
for achievements in shearography & hyperspectral imaging for museum conservation & fibre optic sensors for aerospace structural health monitoring.
Dr. Ruediger Grunwald

Dr.  Ruediger Grunwald

Max-Born-Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short-Pulse Spectroscopy Berlin, Germany
for achievements in ultrafast optics, nonlinear optical processes in hollow waveguides, photonic crystal fibers, & microstructured materials.
Prof. Xingfa Gu

Prof.  Xingfa Gu

Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
for achievements in quantitative remote sensing, information extraction technology & the study of application technology for high-resolution satellites.
Prof. Mircea Guina

Prof.  Mircea Guina

Tampere University of Technology, Finland
for achievements in III-V optoelectronics technology & related applications for lasers & photovoltaics.
Prof. Metin Gurcan

Prof.  Metin Gurcan

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, United States
for achievements in substantial contributions & leadership in digital pathology.
Dr. Nobuyuki Hashimoto

Prof.  Nobuyuki Hashimoto

Citizen Watch Company, Japan
for achievements in super imaging devices for laser microscopy & liquid crystal optics applications.
Dr. Ruth Houbertz

Dr.  Ruth Houbertz

Multiphoton Optics GmbH, Germany
for achievements in 3D lithography, green photonics, optical materials, light-matter interaction.
Mr. Stephen Hsu

Mr.  Stephen Hsu

ASML San Jose, United States
for achievements in computational lithography.
Dr. Thomas Kampe

Dr.  Xavier Intes

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
for achievements in translational biophotonics.
Prof. Martti Kauranen

Prof.  Martti Kauranen

Tampere University of Technology, Finland
for achievements in nonlinear optics of nanostructured materials.
Prof. Eunkyong Kim

Prof.  Eunkyoung Kim

Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
for achievements in optoelectronic materials & devices.
Prof. Yuri Kivshar

Prof.  Yuri Kivshar

Australian National University, Australia
for achievements in nonlinear physics, nonlinear photonics, & physics of metamaterials.
Dr. Thomas Koch

Dr.  Thomas Koch

University of Arizona, United States
for achievements in photonics component & system developments, leadership in photonics & optics.
Dr. David Krohn

Dr.  David Krohn

Lightwave Venture LLC, United States
for achievements in research, development & commercialization of specialty optical fibers, fiber Bragg grating devices & optical fiber sensors.
Prof. Xu Liu

Prof.  Xu Liu

Zhejiang Univ, China
for achievements in the development of the first liquid crystal light vale & the large screen full color projection display in China, & the new optical engine for the liquid crystal on silicon projector.
Prof. Andres Marquez

Prof.  Andres Marquez

Universidad de Alicante, Spain
for achievements in holography and liquid crystal spatial light modulators.
Dr. Hakaru Mizoguchi

Dr.  Hakaru Mizoguchi

Gigaphoton Inc., Japan
for achievements in lasers & optical sources, & microelectronics.
Prof. Gérard Mourou

Prof.  Gérard Mourou

Ecole Polytechnique, France
for achievements in the method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses.
Dr. Amy Oldenburg

Dr.  Amy Oldenburg

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
for achievements in optical coherence tomography, functional & molecular imaging.
Prof. Takashige Omatsu

Prof.  Takashige Omatsu

Chiba University, Japan
for achievements in structured light sources & their applications including materials processing.
Prof. Shilong Pan

Prof.  Shilong Pan

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
for achievements in microwave-photonics based measurements.
Prof. Lorenzo Pavesi

Prof.  Lorenzo Pavesi

University of Trento, Italy
for achievements in silicon photonics.
Prof. Brian Pogue

Prof.  Brian Pogue

Thayer School of Engg at Dartmouth, United States
for achievements in tissue optical imaging & spectroscopy.
Prof. Michelle Povinelli

Prof.  Michelle Povinelli

University of Southern California, United States
for achievements in nanophotonics.
Dr. Chrysanthe Preza

Dr.  Chrysanthe Preza

University of Memphis, United States
for achievements in computational optical imaging microscopy.
Prof. Siddharth Ramachandran

Prof.  Siddharth Ramachandran

Boston University, United States
for achievements in fiber optics with higher order modes.
Dr. Jessica Ramella-Roman

Dr.  Jessica Ramella-Roman

Florida International University, United States
for achievements in spectro-polarimetric techniques for diagnostic applications.
Prof. Daniel Razansky

Prof.  Daniel Razansky

ETH Zurich, Switzerland
for achievements in biophotonics and optoacoustic imaging.
Prof. Steffen Reichel

Prof.  Steffen Reichel

Pforzheim University Germany, Germany
for achievements in optics, photonics & measurement.
Dr. Stephen Russell

Dr.  Stephen Russell

SPAWAR Systems Ctr Pacific, United States
for achievements in excimer laser device processing, innovative photonic devices & leadership.
Prof. David Ruzic

Prof.  David Ruzic

University of Illinois, United States
for achievements in extreme ultraviolet lithography.
Dr. Berkman Sahiner

Dr.  Berkman Sahiner

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, United States
for achievements in computer-aided diagnosis.
Ms. Martha Sanchez

Ms.  Martha Sanchez

IBM Research - Almaden, United States
for achievements in metrology & lithography for semiconductor manufacturing.
Prof. Marlan Scully

Prof.  Marlan Scully

Texas A&M University, United States
for achievements in quantum optics.
Mr. Donn Silberman

Mr.  Donn Silberman

Starrett Kinemetric Engineering, Inc., United States
for achievements in ophthalmic & laser optics, & optics outreach.
Prof. Melissa Skala

Prof.  Melissa Skala

Morgridge Institute for Research, United States
for achievements in novel optical imaging techniques to provide personalized treatment options to patients, streamline drug development, & monitor dynamic in vivo changes in tissue structure.
Miss Linda Smith

Miss  Linda Smith

CERES Technology Advisors, Inc., United States
for achievements in entrepreneurship.
Prof. Cesare Soci

Prof.  Cesare Soci

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
for achievements in nanotechnology & nanophotonics.
Dr. Hamid Soltanian-Zadeh

Dr.  Hamid Soltanian-Zadeh

Henry Ford Health System, United States
for achievements in multi-spectral, multi-parametric & multi-modality medical image analysis.
Prof. Vincenzo Spagnolo

Prof.  Vincenzo Spagnolo

Politechnico di Bari, Italy
for achievements in infrared device physics & optics.
Mr. Gary Spiegel

Mr.  Gary Spiegel

Consultant, United States
for achievements in photonics industry development.
Dr. Dimitra Stratis-Cullum

Dr.  Dimitra Stratis-Cullum

US Army Research Lab, United States
for achievements in bio & optical materials for military applications.
Prof. Donna Strickland

Prof.  Donna Strickland

University of Waterloo, Canada
for achievements in the method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses.
Prof. Takamasa Suzuki

Prof.  Takamasa Suzuki

Niigata University, Japan
for achievements in optical interferometry & optical metrology.
Mr. Alan Symmons

Mr.  Alan Symmons

LightPath Technologies, United States
for achievements in molded optics.
Prof. Xiaodi Tan

Prof.  Xiaodi Tan

Fujian Normal University, China
for achievements in optics, electro-optics and photonics.
Prof. Xiangyang Tang

Prof.  Xiangyang Tang

Emory University, United States
for achievements in computed tomography imaging, from MDCT to CBCT & phase contrast CT.
Prof. Santiago Vallmitjana

Prof.  Santiago Vallmitjana

Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
for achievements in information optics, wavefront analysis, optics & photonics community service.
Dr. Rudolf Verdaasdonk

Dr.  Rudolf Verdaasdonk

Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands
for achievements in development of unique imaging techniques to study the interaction of laser light with biological tissue.
Prof. Chee Wei Wong

Prof.  Chee Wei Wong

University of California Los Angeles, United States
for achievements in ultrafast optics, nonlinear photonics, quantum optics, & precision measurements.
Dr. Xincheng Yao

Dr.  Xincheng Yao

University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
for achievements in optical imaging of retinal function, OCT, superresolution microscopy.
Dr. Anna Yaroslavsky

Dr.  Anna Yaroslavsky

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, United States
for achievements in biophotonics.
Prof. Dan Zhu

Prof.  Dan Zhu

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
for achievements in biomedical photonics.

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