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Dr. Ni Chen

Dr. Ni Chen

Dr. Ni Chen is an inspiring scientist and one of the visionary lead...

Dr. Patricia Bath

Ophthalmologist Dr. Patricia Era Bath invented one of the most impo...
Dr. Karin Hinzer

Dr. Karin Hinzer

Dr. Karin Hinzer is an inspiring leader, a passionate scientist, an...
Dr. Winnie Ye

Dr. Winnie Ye

I am honoured to have had the guidance of Dr. Winnie Ye in the fiel...
Shilpi Arora

Shilpi Arora

I've been tremendously honored to have known Shilpi as a labmate an...
Madhavi Tripathi

Madhavi Tripathi

It's rare to find a diamond of a person with an unenduring spirit o...
Lakshmi C. G.

Lakshmi C. G.

I am privileged to know Lakshmi as a labmate and a friend. Her work...
Prof. Seemantini Nadkarni

Prof. Seemantini Nadkarni

Though I've never met her, Prof. Seemantini Nadkarni is a role mode...
Dr. Rekha Gautam

Dr. Rekha Gautam

Dr. Rekha Gautam is an extremely meticulous and dedicated researche...
Dr. Tatevik Chalyan

Dr. Tatevik Chalyan

I am glad to know Dr Tatevik Chalyan in person. She is an excellent...

Xiaoyi Bao

I’ve known Prof. Bao while working under her guidance as a PhD cand...
Arlene Maclin

Arlene Maclin

I am honored that Dr. Arlene Maclin has mentored me. She is the fir...
Winnie Ye

Winnie Ye

I was extremely lucky to have Dr.Winnie Ye as my supervisor during ...
Millie Dresselhaus

Millie Dresselhaus

Millie was approachable and generous, not only to her students and ...

Prof. Alina Karabchevsky

Being a mother of 4 small kids is never easy for professional women...
Yi-Hsin Lin

Yi-Hsin Lin

I was touched by Prof. Yi Hsin Lin's enthusiasm for optics and the ...
Winnie Ye

Winnie Ye

I have been fortunate to learn from Dr. Winnie Ye. She is not only ...
Alessandra Carmichael Martins

Alessandra Carmichael Martins

I am delighted to have supervised Dr. Alessandra Carmichael Martins...
Prof. Ray-Hua Horng

Prof. Ray-Hua Horng

Prof. Ray-Hua Horng, a professor in NCTU in Taiwan, is a very outst...
Laura Waller

Laura Waller

I was lucky to have Prof. Waller guide me in the field of computati...
Prof. Yu-Faye Chao

Prof. Yu-Faye Chao

Prof. Yu-Faye Chao is a kind educator and inspiring leader. She dev...

Deepa Vekatesh

I heard recently a talk given by Deepa Venkatesh on Optical signal ...
Connie Chang-Hasnain

Connie Chang-Hasnain

Prof. Connie Chang-Hasnain is an inspiring leader in optics and pho...
Suzanne P. McKee

Suzanne P. McKee

Suzanne has been able to combine a rich family life, mother of thre...