Award Winners

Young Investigator Award
Yearsort icon Award Winner Description
2014 Ertugrul Cubukcu "For contributions to photonics beyond the diffraction limit with nanoantenna-based devices and sensors."
http://photonicssociety.org/sites/default/files/YI _ Cubukcu.pdf
2013 Alexandra Boltasseva For seminal contributions to the development of metal-dielectric waveguides for integrated optics and novel approaches for realization of nanoplasmonic devices.
http://photonicssociety.org/newsletters/feb13/Careers-YoungInvestAward.html
2012 William Green For contributions in CMOS integrable, highly scaled, Silicon Nano-Photonics, and pioneering Silicon Photonics for mid-infrared applications and non-linear-optics.
http://photonicssociety.org/newsletters/feb12/Careers-WilliamGreen.html
2011 Hatice Altug For contributions on nanoplasmonics and integrated nanofluidics for biological sensing and spectroscopy.
http://photonicssociety.org/newsletters/apr11/Career-YoungInvest.html
2010 Sander Lars Jansen For pioneering contributions in optical OFDM for fiber-optic transmission systems.
http://photonicssociety.org/newsletters/feb10/YoungInvest.html
2009 Aydogan Ozcan For his pioneering contributions to non-destructive non-linear material characterization techniques, near-field and on-chip imaging and diagnostic systems.
http://photonicssociety.org/newsletters/feb09/2009awardozcan.html
2008 Jose Azana For pioneer contributions on innovative ultra-fast optical pulse processing techniques, particularly temporal self-imaging (Talbot) effects, using all-fiber grating technologies.
http://photonicssociety.org/newsletters/apr08/jose_azana.html
2007 Randy Bartels For pioneering contributions to ultrafast molecular photonics and photonic reagent control of quantum systems on an unprecedented time-scale.
sites/default/files/21leos01_43.pdf