The SPIE D.J. Lovell Scholarship was awarded to Derek Burrell, CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics, University of Central Florida (United States). This is the Society’s largest and most prestigious scholarship and is sponsored by SPIE.
Burrell is pursuing an MS in Optics and Photonics from CREOL at the University of Central Florida, where he joined the Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems Laboratory in January of 2019.
He is currently developing techniques for active target tracking and phase compensation under the guidance of Dr. Mark Spencer at the Air Force Research Laboratory and Dr. Ron Driggers at CREOL.