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Michael K Barnoski

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Awards & Distinctions

Michael K Barnoski earned his PhD in physics from Cornell University. Upon completion of this degree, Barnoski joined Hughes Research Laboratories in 1969. He stayed there for 10 years, at which time he joined TRW where he developed the Technology Research Center there. In 1983, he became a consultant to Corning and co-founded PlessCor Optronics. In 1990, he became a consultant at Polaroid and other companies under Barnoski Inc. In 2002, he founded nanoPrecision Products Inc. where he is today President and CEO.

He is a Fellow and recipient of the John Tyndall Award “in recognition of his invention of devices and instruments fundamental to fiber optic technology, and the leadership that he has exerted both in professional societies and in industry in advancing optical communication technology.”

Michael K. Barnoski died on 23 February 2024, please see Optica's memorial entry.

Document Created: 26 Jul 2023
Last Updated: 28 Aug 2023

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