SPIE Fellows

Honored SPIE Members of distinction

Each year, SPIE promotes Members as new Fellows of the Society. 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 1,700 SPIE members have become Fellows since the Society's inception in 1955.

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83 new SPIE Fellows elected in 2023


Dr. Katherine P. Andriole

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Dr. Brian E. Applegate

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Prof. George Barbastathis

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Prof. Muyinatu A. Bell

Johns Hopkins Univ.

Prof. Ralf B. Bergmann

Bremer Institut für angewandte Strahltechnik GmbH

Dr. Martin Burkhardt

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr.

Prof. Wenshan Cai

Georgia Institute of Technology

Prof. Heang-Ping Chan

Michigan Medicine

Dr. Genda Chen

Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology

Prof. Guang-Hong Chen

Univ. of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Prof. Kenneth B. Crozier

The Univ. of Melbourne

Dr. Marla Dowell

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Dr. Karen Drukker

The Univ. of Chicago

Dr. Stanislav Y. Emelianov

Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Rebecca Fahrig

Siemens Healthineers

Prof. Donald F. Figer

Rochester Institute of Technology

Dr. Qiaoqiang Gan

King Abdullah Univ. of Science and Technology

Prof. Sylvain Gioux

Intuitive Surgical

Prof. Christos Grecos

Arkansas State Univ.

Ms. Deborah Gustafson

Energetiq Technology, Inc.

Prof. Nathan A. Hagen

Utsunomiya Univ.

Prof. Pin Han

National Chung Hsing Univ.

Dr. Jed J. Hancock

Space Dynamics Lab.

Prof. Juejun Hu

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Prof. Guoliang Huang

Univ. of Missouri

Dr. R. John Koshel

Wyant College of Optical Sciences

Prof. Michael W. Kudenov

North Carolina State Univ.

Dr. Santosh Kumar

Liaocheng Univ.

Prof. Patrick J. La Rivière

The Univ. of Chicago

Dr. Daniel A. LeMaster

Air Force Research Lab.

Prof. Shien-Kuei Liaw

National Taiwan Univ. of Science and Technology

Prof. Quan Liu

Nanyang Technological Univ.

Prof. Yongmin Liu

Northeastern Univ.

Dr. Makenzie Lystrup

Ball Aerospace

Prof. Rajesh Menon

The Univ. of Utah

Dr. David W. Messinger

Rochester Institute of Technology

Prof. Stephen P. Morgan

The Univ. of Nottingham

Dr. Derek Nankivil

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

Prof. Chittur S. Narayanamurthy

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Dr. Binh-Minh Nguyen

HRL Labs., LLC

Dr. Michael B. North-Morris

4D Technology Corp.

Dr. Tatiana Novikova

Lab. de Physique des Interfaces et des Couches Minces

Prof. Cheng-Wei Qiu

National Univ. of Singapore

Prof. Sukhdev Roy

Dayalbagh Educational Institute

Mr. Samuel P. Sadoulet

Edmund Optics Inc.

Dr. Takashi Sato

KIOXIA Corp.

Prof. Mansoor Sheik-Bahae

The Univ. of New Mexico

Prof. Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen

The Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr.

Prof. Cather M. Simpson

The Univ. of Auckland

Prof. Maksim Skorobogatiy

Polytechnique Montréal

Mr. Michael A. Soel

Teledyne FLIR LLC

Dr. Cristina Elizabeth Solano

Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C.

Prof. Yuzuru Takashima

Wyant College of Optical Sciences

Mr. Mark A. Tolbert

TOPTICA Photonics, Inc.

Prof. Georgios Veronis

Louisiana State Univ.

Mr. Benjamin J. VerSteeg

Rockley Photonics Ltd.

Dr. Jue Wang

Corning Incorporated

Prof. Yayi Wei

Institute of Microelectronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Bernd Witzigmann

Friedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg

Dr. Peter L. Wizinowich

W. M. Keck Observatory

Dr. Valeriy V. Yashchuk

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.

Dr. Lifeng Yu

Mayo Clinic

Prof. Yang Yue

Xi'an Jiaotong Univ.

Dr. Jian J. Zhang

Boston Scientific Corp.

Prof. Wei Zhao

Stony Brook Univ.

Prof. Chao Zuo

Nanjing Univ. of Science and Technology