LEOS President Hans Melchior recognized four newly elected IEEE Fellows of the Lasers & Electro-Optics Society at the Plenary Session of CLEO’99.
|Hong Kyun Choi, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington,
Massachusetts. For contributions in the development of antimonide-based
quantum-well diode lasers.
|Lawrence S. Goldberg, National Science Foundation,
Arlington, Virginia. For leadership in formulating research programs
in the fields of lasers and optoelectronics.
|Minoru Obara, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan. For contributions
to the development of high-power excimer lasers and soft x-ray lasers.
||The 1999 IEEE David Sarnoff Award was presented by Joseph Bordogna, IEEE Past President, to Gerard A. Mourou “for pioneering contributions to high-speed, high-intensity optoelectronic measurement techniques, including electro-optic sampling and femtosecond high-voltage switching.”|
|Phil Anthony, Vice President - Publications, recognized Paul Shumate for
his service as Editor of the Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics.
Paul also served as Vice President -Publications and Editor of Photonics
Technology Letters. He will become the Executive Director of LEOS in August.
||The LEOS Presidential and Vice Presidential chain and staff recognized Ed Labuda, retiring Executive Director, at a surprise dinner during CLEO. Pictured are (left to right): Hans Melchior, Samantha Padilla, Fran Jetko, Gail Walters, Tatsuo Izawa, Phil Anthony, Chris Clayton, Ed, Tom Giallorenzi, Gordon Day, Rod Alferness, Gary Eden, and Paul Shumate.|
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