Ivan B. Divliansky, Advances in High-Power Fiber and Diode Laser Engineering, IET (2019).
Bahaa E. A. Saleh, and Malvin C. Teich, Fundamentals of Photonics, Wiley 3rd ed. (2019).
Deng-Ke Yang and Shin-Tson Wu, Fundamentals of Liquid Crystal Devices 2nd, Ed, Wiley (2014).
Sasan Fathpour and Bahram Jalali, Silicon Photonics for Telecommunications and Biomedicine, CRC Press (2012).
George I. Stegeman and Robert Stegeman, Nonlinear Optics, Phenomena, Materials and Devices, Wiley, (2012).
Hongwen Ren and Shin-Tson Wu, Introduction to Adaptive Lenses, Wiley, (2012).
Zenghu Chang, Fundamentals of Attosecond Optics, CRC Press (2011).
Bahaa E. A. Saleh, Introduction to Subsurface Imaging, Cambridge University Press (2011).
Mark L. Brongersma and Pieter G. Kik, Surface Plasmon Nanophotonics, Springer (2010).
Jiun-Haw Lee, David N. Liu, Shin-Tson Wu, Introduction to Flat Panel Displays, Wiley (2009).
Michael Bass, Casimer DeCusatis, Jay Enoch and Vasudevan Lakshmina-rayanan, Guifang Li, Carolyn MacDonald, Virenda Mahajan, and Eric Van Stryland, Handbook of Optics, Vols. I–V, 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill (2009).
William T. Silfvast, Laser Fundamentals, Cambridge University Press, 2nd ed. (2008).
Shin-Tson Wu and Deng-Ke Yang, Fundamentals of Liquid Crystal Devices, Wiley (2006).
David Armitage, Ian Underwood and Shin-Tson Wu, Introduction to Microdisplays, Wiley (2006).
Edited by Irina T. Sorokina, Konstantin L. Vodopyanov, Solid-State Mid-Infrared Laser Sources, Springer-Verlag (2003).
Glenn D. Boreman, Modulation Transfer Function in Optical and Electro Optical Systems, SPIE Tutorial Texts in Optical Engineering Vol. TT52, SPIE (2001).
Shin-Tson Wu and Deng-Ke Yang, Reflective Liquid Crystal Displays, Wiley (2001).
Glenn D. Boreman, Basic Electro Optics for Electrical Engineers, SPIE Tutorial Texts in Optical Engineering Vol. TT31, SPIE (1998).
Alexander V. Dotsenko, Leonid B. Glebov and Victor A. Tsechomsky, Physics and Chemistry of Photochromic Glasses, CRC Press (1997).
J. Mazumder and Aravinda Kar, Theory and Application of Laser Chemical Vapor Deposition, Springer (1995).
Boris Ya. Zeldovich, Alexander V. Mamaev and Vladimir V. Shkunov, Speckle-Wave Interactions in Application to Holography and Nonlinear Optics, CRC Press, (1995).
Iam-Choon Khoo and Shin-Tson Wu, Optics and Nonlinear Optics of Liquid Crystals, Wiley (1993).
Carlo G. Someda and George I. Stegeman, Anisotropic and Nonlinear Optical Waveguides, Elsevier (1992).
George I. Stegeman and Frederic A. Hopf, Applied Classical Electrodynamics, Vol. 2: Nonlinear Optics, Wiley (1986).
Frederic A. Hopf and George I. Stegeman, Applied Classical Electrodynamics, Vol. 1: Linear Optics, Wiley (1985).
Boris Ya. Zeldovich, N. F. Pilipetsky, and
Vladimir V. Shkunov, Principles of Phase Conjugation, Springer Verlag (1985).
Michael Bass, Laser Materials Processing (Materials Processing, Theory, and practices), Vol. 3, Elsevier (1983).
Walter Koechner and Michael Bass, Laser Materials Processing (Materials Processing, Theory, and practices), Vol. 3, Elsevier (1983).
Bahaa E. A. Saleh, Photoelectron Statistics, Springer (1977).
2022 Annual Report
Aravinda Kar, Schawlow Award, LIA, President Elect, LIA
Kathleen Richardson, Distinguished Life Member, ACerS, Joint Award, ECerS and ACerS
Shin-Tson Wu, Maria Goeppert Mayor Award, SPIE, Edwin H. Land Medal, Optica
Ricardo Bustos-Ramirez, Best Student Paper, IEEE Photonics Conference
He Cheng, Photonics West Best Paper Award, SPIE
Jianghao (Jasper) Xiong, Diamond Award - ILCS-FRL, Outstanding Graduate Student Award and Scholarship, IEEE Orlando
Murat Yessenov, Boris P. Stoicheff Memorial Scholarship, Optica
Kun (Kelly) Yinv, Platinum Award - ILCS-FRL, Outstanding Graduate Student Award and Scholarship, IEEE Orlando
Ayman Abouraddy, Excellence in Research
Kathleen Richardson, Trustee Chair Professor
MJ Soileau, Emeritus Professor
Shin-Tson Wu, Trustee Chair Professor
Xuan Lou, Founders’ Award
College of Optics and Photonics Awards
Ayman Abouraddy, Excellence in Research
Peter Delfyett, Teaching Incentive Program Award
Guifang Li, Granted Sabbatical 2022-2023
MJ Soileau, Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Shin-Tson Wu, Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Research Incentive Award
Xiaowen (Steven) Hu, Student of the Year Finalist
Lawrence Trask, Best Student Poster Award
Murat Yessenov, Student of the Year
Kun (Kelly) Yin, Student of the Year Finalist
2021 Annual Report
Peter Delfyett, Inducted into the National Academy of Engineering
Ivan Divliansky, Chair, OSA Holography and Diffractive Optics Technical Group
Kathleen Richardson, American Ceramic Society, Life Member
Martin Richardson, Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS) Fellow
Teo Malendevych, Imaging and Light in Extended Reality (IMLEX) Fellowship
Ilina Sunkara, 2021 SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship, Imaging and Light in Extended Reality (IMLEX) Fellowship
Lawrence Trask, DoD SMART Scholarship
Brandon Triplett, Purdue University, ECE Star Fellowship
Murat Yessenov, Laser Technology, Engineering, and Applications Scholarship
Kun Yin, 2021 SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship
Carl Kutsche, Distinguished Alumnus Awards, 2020-2021
Jim Moharam, Emeritus Professor
Vicky Ortiz Batson, 20 years – Recognition of Service to the University
Kathleen Richardson, UCF Excellence in Research award 2020-2021
Melissa Siver, Founders’ Day Award
Shin-Tson Wu, 20 years – Recognition of Service to the University
College of Optics and Photonics Awards
Peter Delfyett, Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Kathleen Richardson, Excellence in Research
Axel Schulzgen, Excellence in Graduate Teaching
Ricardo Bustos-Ramirez, CREOL Student of The Year Award
Benjamin Croop, Runner up, CREOL Student of the Year Award
Ziqian He, Runner up, CREOL Student of the Year Award
2020 Annual Report
Luca Argenti, UCF Reach for the Stars award
Zenghu Chang, College of Sciences Award for Excellence in Research
Demetrios Christodoulides, Excellence in Research Award – University & College Level, Research Incentive Award
Nicholas Cox, Fulbright Fellow
Peter Delfyett, American Physical Society - Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Sciences, IEEE - Photonics Society William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award
Pieter Kik, College Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching
Brian Lawrence ’97 Ph.D., 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award
Jessica Pena, Directed Energy Professional Society Fellowship
Kyle Renshaw, College Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Kathleen Richardson, SPIE - Maria J. Yzuel Educator Award, ACerS - Arthur F. Greaves- Walker Lifetime Service Award
Jim Ross, 30 Years – Recognition of Service to the University'
Rachel Sampson, Order of Pegasus
Alex Schulzgen, Teaching Incentive Program Award
Hannah West, Founders Award
Fan Wu, CREOL Student of the Year
Tao Zhan, IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Scholarship, First place in the SPIE AR VR XR optical design challenge, SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship
BS Student Enrollment
Enrollment in the BSPSE program in the Fall semester of each year.
BS Degrees Awarded
Number of BSPSE degrees awarded by academic year (Summer, Fall, Spring semesters).
MS Student Enrollment
Enrollment in the Optics and Photonics master's program in the Fall semester of each year.
MS Degrees Awarded
Number of Optics and Photonics master’s degrees awarded by academic year (Summer, Fall, Spring semesters).
Master's Theses in Academic Year 2020-2021
PhD Student Enrollment
Enrollment in the Optics and Photonics PhD program in the Fall semester of each year.
PhD Degrees Awarded
PhD graduates by academic year, including graduates of the Optics and Photonics PhD program as well as graduates of other PhD programs at UCF where the PhD advisor is a CREOL faculty member.
CREOL External Research Funding ($M)
Total external research funding awarded to CREOL faculty by fiscal year (ends June 30th each year).
Total number of patents awarded to CREOL faculty by calendar year. (Note the annual report gives the latest patents by fiscal year).