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2018 SPIE Senior Members

136 New Senior Members Elected

SPIE Senior Members are Members of distinction honored for their professional experience, their active involvement with the optics community and SPIE, and/or significant performance that sets them apart from their peers. Senior Member recognition is a separate category from the Society's Fellows program, intended to be more accessible to active Members earlier in their careers, as well as other Members in a broader constituency.

SPIE Members can apply for this distinction by completing and submitting the nomination form, or be nominated by a colleague or mentor. Nominations will be reviewed by the SPIE Membership Committee who will then submit their recommendations to the SPIE Board of Directors for approval.  Please view Senior Member nomination criteria before applying.


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Dr. David Allen

Dr.  David Allen

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), United States
Dr. Amir Amini

Dr.  Amir Amini

University of Louisville, United States
Dr. Gonzalo Arce

Dr.  Gonzalo Arce

Univ of Delaware, United States
Prof. Harry Atwater

Prof.  Harry Atwater

Caltech, United States
Prof. Roel Baets

Prof  Roel Baets

Ghent Univ , Belgium
Prof. Siegfried Bauer

Prof.  Siegfried Bauer

Johannes Kepler Univ Linz, Austria
Dr. Hope Beier

Dr.  Hope Beier

Air Force Research Lab, United States
Dr. Andrew Berger

Dr.  Andrew Berger

Univ of Rochester, United States
Dr. Bosanta Boruah

Dr.  Bosanta Boruah

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
for achievements in laser technology.
Prof. Thomas Brown

Prof.  Thomas Brown

University of Rochester, United States
Dr. Brent Cameron

Dr.  Brent Cameron

University of Toledo, United States
Dr. Yanne Chembo

Dr.  Yanne Chembo

CNRS, France
Dr. Yu Chen

Dr.  Yu Chen

Synopsys (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., China
Prof. Vijayan Cherianath

Prof.  Vijayan Cherianath

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Prof. Yong-Hoon Cho

Prof.  Yong-Hoon Cho

KAIST, Korea

Dr.  Ryan Close

US Army NVESD, United States
Mr. Jim Contreras

Mr.  Jim Contreras

Ball Aerospace, United States

Dr.  Vincent Cowan

Air Force Research Lab, United States
Prof. Christopher Davis

Prof.  Christopher Davis

Univ of Maryland College Park, United States
Prof. Nathan Dawson

Prof.  Nathan Dawson

Hawaii Pacific University, United States
Mr. David Dayton

Mr.  David Dayton

Applied Technology Associates, United States
Dr. Nazif Demoli

Dr.  Nazif Demoli

Institute of Physics, Croatia
Dr. Ivan Divliansky

Dr.  Ivan Divliansky

CREOL, the College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida, United States
Dr. Jeanette Domber

Dr.  Jeanette Domber

Ball Aerospace, United States
Prof. Chen Yuan Dong

Prof.  Chen Yuan Dong

National Taiwan University, Taiwan
for achievements in laser technology.
Prof. Ben Eggleton

Prof.  Ben Eggleton

Univ of Sydney, Australia
Prof. Alper Erturk

Prof.  Alper Erturk

Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Prof. Sina Farsiu

Prof.  Sina Farsiu

Duke University, United States
Dr. Muhammad Faryad

Dr.  Muhammad Faryad

Lahore Univ of Management Sciences, Pakistan
Prof. Baowei Fei

Prof.  Baowei Fei

Emory University and Georgia Tech, United States
Dr. Stephen Glick

Dr.  Stephen Glick

US Food and Drug Adminstration, United States
Prof. Qihuang Gong

Prof.  Qihuang Gong

Peking Univ, China
Prof. Xing-fa Gu

Prof.  Xing-fa Gu

Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Prof. Byoung Ham

Prof.  Byoung Ham

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Prof. Jae-Hung Han

Prof.  Jae-Hung Han

KAIST, Korea
Dr. Nobuyuki Hashimoto

Dr.  Nobuyuki Hashimoto

Citizen, Japan
Mr. Jamie Heller

Mr.  Jamie Heller

Panetta Consulting Inc., United States
Dr. Gloria Höfler

Dr.  Gloria Höfler

Infinera, United States
Prof. Sven Höfling

Prof.  Sven Höfling

Julius Maximilians Univ Wurzburg, Germany
Dr. David Holmes

Dr.  David Holmes

Mayo Clinic, United States
Prof. Jinsong Huang

Prof.  Jinsong Huang

Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States
Dr. Yu-Chueh Hung

Dr.  Yu-Chueh Hung

National Tsing Hua Univ, Taiwan
Prof. Jwo-Huei Jou

Prof.  Jwo-Huei Jou

National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Taiwan
Prof. Srimannarayana Kamineni

Prof.  Srimannarayana Kamineni

KL University, India
Prof. Hyun Wook Kang

Prof.  Hyun Wook Kang

Pukyong National Univ, Korea
Prof. Aravinda Kar

Prof.  Aravinda Kar

CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, United States
Dr. Matthew Keller

Dr.  Matthew Keller

Intellectual Ventures Lab, United States
Prof. Donghyun Kim

Prof.  Donghyun Kim

Yonsei Univ, Korea
Prof. Eunkyoung Kim

Prof.  Eunkyoung Kim

Yonsei Univ, Korea
Prof. Nam Kim

Prof.  Nam Kim

Chungbuk National Univ, Korea
Prof. Dae Wook Kim

Prof.  Dae Wook Kim

University of Arizona, United States
Prof. Yuri Kivshar

Prof.  Yuri Kivshar

Australian National Univ, Australia
Dr. Thomas Koch

Dr.  Thomas Koch

College of Optical Sciences Univ of Arizona, United States
Dr. David Krohn

Dr.  David Krohn

Light Wave Venture LLC, United States
Prof. Andrzej Krol

Prof.  Andrzej Krol

SUNY Upstate Medical University, United States
Dr. Santosh Kumar

Dr.  Santosh Kumar

DIT Univ, India
Prof. Cristina Kurachi

Prof.  Cristina Kurachi

Instituto de Física de São Carlos, Brazil
Prof. Denvid Lau

Prof.  Denvid Lau

City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Prof. Peter Lehmann

Prof.  Peter Lehmann

Univ Kassel, Germany
Prof. Gang Li

Prof.  Gang Li

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Prof. Xu Liu

Prof.  Xu Liu

Zhejiang Univ, China
Dr. Jung-Ping Liu

Dr.  Jung-Ping Liu

Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Prof. Tien-chang Lu

Prof.  Tien-chang Lu

National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
for achievements in VCSEL, nanophotonics, and LED.
Prof. Xu Ma

Dr.  Xu Ma

Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Prof. Fabrice Manns

Prof.  Fabrice Manns

University of Miami, United States
Mr. Lonnie Maxey

Mr.  Lonnie Maxey

Retired from ORNL, United States
Dr. Gisele Maxwell

Dr.  Gisele Maxwell

Shasta Crystals, United States
Prof. Ian McLean

Prof.  Ian McLean

Univ of California Los Angeles, United States
Prof. Mike McShane

Prof.  Mike McShane

Texas A&M University, United States
Prof. Klaus Meerholz

Prof.  Klaus Meerholz

Univ zu Köln, Germany
Dr. Thomas Meitzler

Dr.  Thomas Meitzler

US Army TARDEC, United States
Dr. Lawrence Melvin

Dr.  Lawrence Melvin

Synopsys Inc, United States
Prof. Rajesh Menon

Prof.  Rajesh Menon

Univ of Utah, United States
Dr. Charles Middleton

Dr.  Charles Middleton

Harris Corp, United States
Dr. Nishant Mohan

Dr.  Nishant Mohan

Wasatch Photonics Inc, United States
Dr. Oliver Myers

Dr.  Oliver Myers

Clemson University, United States
Dr. Nghia Nguyen-Huu

Dr.  Nghia Nguyen-Huu

Dalhousie Univ, Canada
Prof. Christopher Ober

Prof.  Christopher Ober

Cornell Univ, United States
Prof. Takashige Omatsu

Prof.  Takashige Omatsu

Chiba Univ, Japan
Dr. Zoubeida Ounaies

Dr.  Zoubeida Ounaies

The Pennsylvania State University, United States
Prof. Willie Padilla

Prof.  Willie Padilla

Duke University, United States
Prof. Shilong Pan

Prof.  Shilong Pan

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Mr. Eric Panning

Mr.  Eric Panning

Intel Corp, United States
Dr. Min-Chul Park

Dr.  Min-Chul Park

Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Dr. Ajeetkumar Patil

Dr.  Ajeetkumar Patil

Department of Atomic and Molecular Physics, India
Dr. David Peters

Dr.  David Peters

Sandia National Laboratories, United States
Mr. Adam Phenis

Mr.  Adam Phenis

AMP Optics LLC, United States
Prof. Roberto Pini

Prof.  Roberto Pini

Institute of Applied Physics (IFAC-CNR), Italy
Prof. Brian Pogue

Prof.  Brian Pogue

Thayer School of Engg at Dartmouth, United States
Prof. Volodymyr Ponomaryov

Prof.  Volodymyr Ponomaryov

Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico
Prof. Aswini Pradhan

Prof.  Aswini Pradhan

Norfolk State Univ, United States
Prof. Siddharth Ramachandran

Prof.  Siddharth Ramachandran

Boston Univ, United States
Dr. Benjamen Rathsack

Dr.  Benjamen Rathsack

Tokyo Electron America Inc, United States
Prof. Daniel Razansky

Prof.  Daniel Razansky

Helmholtz Zentrum München GmbH, Germany
Prof. Steffen Reichel

Prof.  Steffen Reichel

Pforzheim University, Germany
Mr. Michael Rieger

Mr.  Michael Rieger

Synopsys, United States
Prof. David Ruzic

Prof.  David Ruzic

Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
Dr. Joachim Sacher

Dr.  Joachim Sacher

Sacher Lasertechnik GmbH, Germany
Prof. Akira Saito

Prof.  Akira Saito

Osaka Univ, Japan
Ms. Martha Sanchez

Ms.  Martha Sanchez

IBM Research - Almaden, United States
Dr. Matthias Savage-Leuchs

Dr.  Matthias Savage-Leuchs

Lockheed Martin Aculight, United States
Dr. Richard Schenker

Dr.  Richard Schenker

Intel Corp, United States
Dr. Hermine Schnetler

Dr.  Hermine Schnetler

UK Astronomy Technology Ctr, United Kingdom
Mrs. Katie Schwertz

Mrs.  Katie Schwertz

Edmund Optics, United States
Prof. Shiv Sharma

Prof.  Shiv Sharma

Univ of Hawai'i, United States
Dr. Yasuhiko Shimotsuma

Dr.  Yasuhiko Shimotsuma

Kyoto University, Japan
Dr. Oswald Siegmund

Dr.  Oswald Siegmund

Space Sciences Lab, United States
Dr. Douglas Simons

Dr.  Douglas Simons

Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope, United States
Dr. Anjali Singh

Dr.  Anjali Singh

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, United States
Dr. Melissa Skala

Dr.  Melissa Skala

University of Wisconsin Madison, United States
Mr. Vadim Smirnov

Mr.  Vadim Smirnov

OptiGrate Corp., United States
Mr. Koby Smith

Mr.  Koby Smith

Ball Aerospace, United States
Prof. Henry Sodano

Prof.  Henry Sodano

University of Michigan, United States
Prof. Hamid Soltanian-Zadeh

Prof.  Hamid Soltanian-Zadeh

Henry Ford Health System, United States
Prof. Wiendelt Steenbergen

Prof.  Wiendelt Steenbergen

Univ Twente, Netherlands
Dr. Hrebesh Subhash

Dr.  Hrebesh Subhash

Colgate Palmolive Company , United States
Dr. Ganapathi Subramania

Dr.  Ganapathi Subramania

Sandia National Labs, United States
Dr. Xiangyang Tang

Dr.  Xiangyang Tang

Emory University School of Medicine, United States
Dr. Sudhir Trivedi

Dr.  Sudhir Trivedi

Brimrose Technology Corporation, United States
Prof. Murukeshan Vadakke Matham

Prof.  Vadakke Matham Zhang

Nanyang Technological Univ, Singapore
Dr. Fartash Vasefi

Dr.  Fartash Vasefi

Etreat Medical Diagnostics Inc, United States
Prof. Rudolf Verdaasdonk

Prof.  Rudolf Verdaasdonk

VU University Medical Ctr, Netherlands
Mr. Josef Vojtech

Mr.  Josef Vojtech

CESNET a.l.e., United States
Dr. David Wayne

Dr.  David Wayne

SPAWAR Systems Ctr Pacific, United States
Prof. Robert Webster

Prof.  Robert Webster

Vanderbilt Univ, United States
Dr. Peter Wizinowich

Dr.  Peter Wizinowich

W.M. Keck Observatory, United States
Prof. Sanshui Xiao

Prof.  Sanshui Xiao

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Dr. Tong Ye

Dr.  Tong Ye

Clemson University, United States
Prof. Yitzhak Yitzhaky

Prof.  Yitzhak Yitzhaky

Ben-Gurion Univ of the Negev, Israel
Prof. Tzuyang Yu

Prof.  Tzuyang Yu

University of Massachusetts at Lowell, United States
Dr. Guoqiang Yu

Dr.  Guoqiang Yu

Univ of Kentucky, United States
Prof. Shuiqing Yu

Prof.  Shuiqing Yu

University of Arkansas, United States
Dr. Jian Zhang

Dr.  Jian Zhang

Boston Scientific Corp, United States
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Dr. Yicong Zhou

Dr.  Yicong Zhou

Univ of Macau, China
Prof. Chao Zhou

Prof.  Chao Zhou

Lehigh Univ, United States
Prof. Dan Zhu

Prof.  Dan Zhu

Britton Chance Ctr for Biomedical Photonics, China
Dr. Carl Zweben

Dr.  Carl Zweben

Zweben Consulting, United States
Dr. Jie Zhang

Dr.  Jie Zhang

Advanced Optowave Corp., United States
for achievements in laser material micro-processing and device micro-fabrication.

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