Awards and Recognitions at LEOS98
The following awards will be presented at the LEOS Annual Meeting during the Plenary Session on 1 December in Orlando, Florida.
The IEEE/LEOS William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award will be presented to Fredrico Capasso and Jerome Faist for the design, demonstration, and pioneering development of the quantum cascade laser which is revolutionizing the field of mid-infrared semiconductor lasers. David F. Welch will receive the IEEE/LEOS Engineering Achievement Award for the design, development and commercialization of high power diffraction limited semiconductor lasers. This years LEOS Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Tetsuhiko Ikegami for more than 15 years of exemplary service to LEOS, through his leadership as President and his initiatives towards globalization and the establishment of CLEO Pacific Rim.
LEOS Chapter awards will be presented to the Scottish Chapter, Chapter-of-the-Year, Italy Chapter for Most Improved Chapter, Orlando Chapter for Most Innovative Chapter, and Spain Chapter for Chapter with the Largest Membership Increase.
The 1997-98 Distinguished Lecturers, James Coleman, Katsunari Okamoto, and Joachim Wolter, will be recognized for their service to the Society. Recognition as elected members of the LEOS Board of Governors will be given to Nan Marie Jokerst, Takeshi Kamiya, Adelbert Owyoung, and Rodney Tucker. Giok-Djan Khoe (Vice President Membership & Regional Activities for Europe, Mid East, Africa) and Alan Willner (Vice President Technical Affairs) will also be recognized.
The LEOS97 Best Student Paper Award will be presented to Vladimir Bulovic (Princeton University) for his paper on Surface-emitting Vacuum-deposited Organic Light Emitting Device.
Our congratulations to all of the recipients!
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