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Fellow Profiles

Fellows represent a diverse group of members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics. These profiles let them share their unique stories, advice, and experience with the community. 
 
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Frédéric Grillot
Frédéric Grillot

Télécom Paris, Institut Polytechnique de Paris, France and The University of New-Mexico, USA

Learn more about Frédéric Grillot .

Winnie Ye
Winnie Ye

Carleton University, Canada

Learn more about Winnie Ye.

Wilbert IJzerman
Wilbert IJzerman

Signify, the Netherlands

Learn more about Wilbert IJzerman.


Karsten Buse
Karsten Buse

Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM and University of Freiburg, Germany

Learn more about Karsten Buse.

Frank Chang
Frank Chang

Source Photonics, USA

Learn more about Frank Chang.

Jessica Ramella-Roman
Jessica Ramella-Roman

Florida International University, USA

Learn more about Jessica Ramella-Roman.


Arup Neogi
Arup Neogi

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Learn more about Arup Neogi.

Tawfique Hasan
Tawfique Hasan

University of Cambridge, UK

Learn more about Tawfique Hasan.

Andrea Blanco-Redondo
Andrea Blanco-Redondo

CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida, USA

Learn more about Andrea Blanco-Redondo.


Samuel Achilefu
Samuel Achilefu

Washington University in St Louis, USA

Learn more about Samuel Achilefu.

Anna N Yaroslavsky
Anna N Yaroslavsky

University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

Learn more about Anna N Yaroslavsky.

Xiaoyi Bao
Xiaoyi Bao

University of Ottawa, Canada

Learn more about Xiaoyi Bao.


Enrique Galvez
Enrique Galvez

Colgate University, United States

Learn more about Enrique Galvez.

Félicie Albert
Félicie Albert

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA

Learn more about Félicie Albert.

Stephen T C Wong
Stephen T C Wong

Methodist Hospital Cancer Center and Academic Institute; Weill Cornell Medicine, USA

Learn more about Stephen T C Wong.


Garrett Cole
Garrett Cole

Thorlabs Inc, USA

Learn more about Garrett Cole.

Amalia Martínez García
Amalia Martínez García

Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, México

Learn more about Amalia Martínez García.

Daniele Brida
Daniele Brida

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Learn more about Daniele Brida.


Mangirdas Malinauskas
Mangirdas Malinauskas

Laser Research Center at Vilnius University, Lithuania

Learn more about Mangirdas Malinauskas.

Volker Sorger
Volker Sorger

George Washington University and Optelligence Company, USA

Learn more about Volker Sorger.

Kurt Bernardo Wolf
Kurt Bernardo Wolf

Instituto de Ciencias Físicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cuernavaca Campus, Mexico

Learn more about Kurt Bernardo Wolf.


Cristina Masoller
Cristina Masoller

Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

Learn more about Cristina Masoller.

Kenneth Kin-Yip Wong
Kenneth Kin-Yip Wong

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Learn more about Kenneth Kin-Yip Wong.

Antonella Bogoni
Antonella Bogoni

CNIT, Italy

Learn more about Antonella Bogoni.


Ching-Hwa Ho
Ching-Hwa Ho

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Learn more about Ching-Hwa Ho.

Baris Erkmen
Baris Erkmen

Hedron Space, United States

Learn more about Baris Erkmen.

Izabela Naydenova
Izabela Naydenova

Technological University Dublin, Ireland

Learn more about Izabela Naydenova.


Vivian Xi Chen
Vivian Xi Chen

Nokia Bell Labs, USA

Learn more about Vivian Xi Chen.

Chao Zuo
Chao Zuo

Nanjing Univ of Science and Technology, China

Learn more about Chao Zuo.

Xin Chen
Xin Chen

Corning Incorporated, USA

Learn more about Xin Chen.


Fernando Mendoza Santoyo
Fernando Mendoza Santoyo

Centro de Investigaciones en Optica AC, Mexico

Learn more about Fernando Mendoza Santoyo.

Yoshitomo Okawachi
Yoshitomo Okawachi

Columbia University, USA

Learn more about Yoshitomo Okawachi.

Vincenzo Galdi
Vincenzo Galdi

University of Sannio, Italy

Learn more about Vincenzo Galdi.


Jun Shan Wey
Jun Shan Wey

Verizon Communications Inc, USA

Learn more about Jun Shan Wey.

Julie Eng
Julie Eng

II-VI Incorporated, USA

Learn more about Julie Eng.

Joel Villatoro
Joel Villatoro

University of the Basque Country, Spain

Learn more about Joel Villatoro.


Irina Larina
Irina Larina

Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Learn more about Irina Larina.

Chrysanthe Preza
Chrysanthe Preza

University of Memphis, USA

Learn more about Chrysanthe Preza.

Ben Miller
Ben Miller

University of Rochester, USA

Learn more about Ben Miller.


Audrey Bowden
Audrey Bowden

Vanderbilt University, USA

Learn more about Audrey Bowden.

Antonio Zelaquett Khoury
Antonio Zelaquett Khoury

Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil

Learn more about Antonio Zelaquett Khoury.

Andrea Armani
Andrea Armani

University of Southern California, United States

Learn more about Andrea Armani.


Yasha Yi
Yasha Yi

University of Michigan, USA

Learn more about Yasha Yi.

Anjali Agarwal
Anjali Agarwal

CACI | Technology Innovation and Labs, USA

Learn more about Anjali Agarwal.

Jin-Wei Shi
Jin-Wei Shi

National Central University, Taiwan

Learn more about Jin-Wei Shi.


Jungwon Kim
Jungwon Kim

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Republic of Korea

Learn more about Jungwon Kim.

Zouheir Sekkat
Zouheir Sekkat

MAScIR, Morocco

Learn more about Zouheir Sekkat.

Yi-Hsin Lin
Yi-Hsin Lin

National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Learn more about Yi-Hsin Lin.


Yi Cai
Yi Cai

ZTE TX Inc., USA

Learn more about Yi Cai.

Walter Margulis
Walter Margulis

Rise Acreo AB and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Learn more about Walter Margulis.

Ulrike Fuchs
Ulrike Fuchs

asphericon GmbH, Germany

Learn more about Ulrike Fuchs.


Thomas Dekorsy
Thomas Dekorsy

German Aerospace Center

Learn more about Thomas Dekorsy.

Tayyab Suratwala
Tayyab Suratwala

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States

Learn more about Tayyab Suratwala.

Tatiana Novikova
Tatiana Novikova

Ecole Polytechnique IP Paris, France

Learn more about Tatiana Novikova.


Song Zhang
Song Zhang

Purdue University, United States

Learn more about Song Zhang.

Síle Nic Chormaic
Síle Nic Chormaic

Okinawa Inst of Science & Technology, Japan

Learn more about Síle Nic Chormaic.

Shyh-Chiang Shen
Shyh-Chiang Shen

Georgia Institute of Technology, United States

Learn more about Shyh-Chiang Shen.


Shinji Matsuo
Shinji Matsuo

NTT Device Technology Labs, Japan

Learn more about Shinji Matsuo.

Sergey V. Polyakov
Sergey V. Polyakov

National Inst of Standards & Technology, USA

Learn more about Sergey V. Polyakov.

Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn
Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn

National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand

Learn more about Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn.


Salah Obayya
Salah Obayya

Zewail City of Science and Technology, Egypt

Learn more about Salah Obayya.

Sabino Chavez-Cerda
Sabino Chavez-Cerda

Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica Optica y Electronica, Óptica y Electrónica, Mexico

Learn more about Sabino Chavez-Cerda.

Ryohei Urata
Ryohei Urata

Google LLC, USA

Learn more about Ryohei Urata.


Rüdiger Paschotta
Rüdiger Paschotta

RP Photonics, Germany

Learn more about Rüdiger Paschotta.

Roberta Ramponi
Roberta Ramponi

Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Learn more about Roberta Ramponi.

Richard Osgood
Richard Osgood

Columbia University, United States

Learn more about Richard Osgood.


Richard Blaikie
Richard Blaikie

University of Otago, New Zealand

Learn more about Richard Blaikie.

Regina Soufli
Regina Soufli

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States

Learn more about Regina Soufli.

Ray-Hua Horng
Ray-Hua Horng

National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Learn more about Ray-Hua Horng.


Pierluigi Poggiolini
Pierluigi Poggiolini

Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Learn more about Pierluigi Poggiolini.

Peeter Saari
Peeter Saari

University of Tartu, Estonia

Learn more about Peeter Saari.

Nobuyuki Hashimoto
Nobuyuki Hashimoto

Citizen Watch Co., Ltd, Japan

Learn more about Nobuyuki Hashimoto.


Mourad Zghal
Mourad Zghal

University of Carthage, Tunisia

Learn more about Mourad Zghal.

Monika Ritsch-Marte
Monika Ritsch-Marte

Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria

Learn more about Monika Ritsch-Marte.

Mona Jarrahi
Mona Jarrahi

University of California, Los Angeles, United States

Learn more about Mona Jarrahi.


Miguel Orszag
Miguel Orszag

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile & Director of the Center for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Universidad Mayor, Chile

Learn more about Miguel Orszag.

Melissa Skala
Melissa Skala

University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Learn more about Melissa Skala.

Martti Kauranen
Martti Kauranen

Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Learn more about Martti Kauranen.


Martin S. Banks
Martin S. Banks

University of California, Berkeley, United States

Learn more about Martin S. Banks.

Marija Strojnik
Marija Strojnik

Optical Research Center, Mexico

Learn more about Marija Strojnik.

Maria Kafesaki
Maria Kafesaki

University of Crete and Forth-IESL, Greece

Learn more about Maria Kafesaki.


Manuel Guizar-Sicairos
Manuel Guizar-Sicairos

Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland

Learn more about Manuel Guizar-Sicairos.

Manijeh Razeghi
Manijeh Razeghi

Northwestern University, United States

Learn more about Manijeh Razeghi.

Malini Olivo
Malini Olivo

Singapore Bioimaging Consortium, Singapore

Learn more about Malini Olivo.


Lynford Goddard
Lynford Goddard

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Learn more about Lynford Goddard.

Laura Waller
Laura Waller

University of California, Berkeley, United States

Learn more about Laura Waller.

Laura Lechuga
Laura Lechuga

Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia, Spain

Learn more about Laura Lechuga.


Larry B. Stotts
Larry B. Stotts

Stotts Consulting, USA

Learn more about Larry B. Stotts.

Kimani C. Toussaint, Jr
Kimani C. Toussaint, Jr

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

Learn more about Kimani C. Toussaint, Jr.

Joyce Poon
Joyce Poon

University of Toronto, Canada

Learn more about Joyce Poon.


John Sheridan
John Sheridan

University College Dublin, Ireland

Learn more about John Sheridan.

Jens Biegert
Jens Biegert

ICFO- The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain

Learn more about Jens Biegert.

Jennifer Dionne
Jennifer Dionne

Stanford University, USA

Learn more about Jennifer Dionne.


Jay W. Dawson
Jay W. Dawson

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States

Learn more about Jay W. Dawson.

Irina Novikova
Irina Novikova

College of William and Mary, USA

Learn more about Irina Novikova.


Ilya Shadrivov
Ilya Shadrivov

Australian National University, Australia

Learn more about Ilya Shadrivov.

Igor Jex
Igor Jex

Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic

Learn more about Igor Jex.

Hwa-Yaw Tam
Hwa-Yaw Tam

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Learn more about Hwa-Yaw Tam.


Hoi-Kwong Lo
Hoi-Kwong Lo

University of Toronto, Canada

Learn more about Hoi-Kwong Lo.

Han Zhang
Han Zhang

Shenzhen University, China

Learn more about Han Zhang.

Giuseppe Strangi
Giuseppe Strangi

Case Western Reserve University, USA

Learn more about Giuseppe Strangi.


Francesco Pavone
Francesco Pavone

University of Florence, Italy

Learn more about Francesco Pavone.

Francesca Calegari
Francesca Calegari

Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, Germany

Learn more about Francesca Calegari.

Ellen Ochoa
Ellen Ochoa

NASA (retired), United States

Learn more about Ellen Ochoa.


Ebrahim Karimi
Ebrahim Karimi

University of Ottawa, Canada

Learn more about Ebrahim Karimi.

Des Gibson
Des Gibson

University of the West of Scotland, UK

Learn more about Des Gibson.

Dejan Milošević
Dejan Milošević

University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Learn more about Dejan Milošević.


Dario Polli
Dario Polli

Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Learn more about Dario Polli.

Dan-Xia Xu
Dan-Xia Xu

National Research Council of Canada, Canada

Learn more about Dan-Xia Xu.

Daniele Faccio
Daniele Faccio

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Learn more about Daniele Faccio.


Claudio Mazzali
Claudio Mazzali

Corning Optical Communications, USA

Learn more about Claudio Mazzali.

Christophe Caloz
Christophe Caloz

Polytechnique Montréal and KU Leuven, Canada and Belgium

Learn more about Christophe Caloz.

Chiman Kwan
Chiman Kwan

Signal Processing, Inc., USA

Learn more about Chiman Kwan.


Brian Vohnsen
Brian Vohnsen

University College Dublin, Ireland

Learn more about Brian Vohnsen.

Arseniy Kuznetsov
Arseniy Kuznetsov

IMRE, A*STAR, Singapore

Learn more about Arseniy Kuznetsov.

Anuradha M Agarwal
Anuradha M Agarwal

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Learn more about Anuradha M Agarwal.


Ann Roberts
Ann Roberts

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Learn more about Ann Roberts.

Animesh Jha
Animesh Jha

University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Learn more about Animesh Jha.

Andrew Forbes
Andrew Forbes

University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Learn more about Andrew Forbes.


Andrea Fratalocchi
Andrea Fratalocchi

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Learn more about Andrea Fratalocchi.

Amr S. Helmy
Amr S. Helmy

University of Toronto, Canada

Learn more about Amr S. Helmy.

Alphan Sennaroğlu
Alphan Sennaroğlu

Koç University, Turkey

Learn more about Alphan Sennaroğlu.


Alex Y. Fong
Alex Y. Fong

TruTag Technologies Inc, USA

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Aleksandra Boskovic
Aleksandra Boskovic

Corning Incorporated, USA

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Alan Petersen
Alan Petersen

Spectra-Physics, MKS Instruments, Inc., United States

Learn more about Alan Petersen.


 John H. Lehman
John H. Lehman

National Inst of Standards & Technology, USA

Learn more about John H. Lehman.


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