LCD Work Earns Pegasus Professor SPIE Award

January 12, 2022 by
Pegasus Professor Shin-Tson Wu, Ph.D., was selected this week as the winner of The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)’s 2022 Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award in Photonics. The award, named for the Nobel laureate who proposed the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucleus, recognizes “outstanding contributions to the field of photonics and the development […]

Cancer Imaging Research Gains Alumnus SPIE Award

January 12, 2022 by
A CREOL’s alumnus’ groundbreaking work in the field of quantitative phase imaging recently earned him the Dennis Gabor Award in Diffractive Optics from the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). SPIE cited multiple achievements by Gabriel Popescu, Ph.D., ’02, as the basis for the win, including Popescu’s advancements in the technology that study live […]

Professor, Alumnus Recognized as SPIE Fellow

January 28, 2021 by
A faculty member and an alumnus are among the newest class of fellows named by the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). The honor goes to Professor Axel Schülzgen, Ph.D., who studies and specializes in fiber optics. He is already a fellow in the Optical Society of America; his awards at UCF include the […]

IEEE Scholarship Awarded to CREOL Graduate Student

December 15, 2020 by
A $1000 scholarship offered by the IEEE Photonics Society has been awarded to Tao Zhan of CREOL, College of Optics and Photonics. The merit-based scholarship is awarded annually to ten graduate students worldwide with the aim of recognizing their contributions in the field of optics and photonics. “This scholarship is a great recognition for the […]