Ekmel Özbay Named a Fellow of The Optical Society

01 October 2018 Comments Off on Ekmel Özbay Named a Fellow of The Optical Society

Prof. Ekmel Özbay, director of NANOTAM and a member of the Departments of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Physics, has been elected a Fellow of The Optical Society (OSA) by the society’s board. Prof. Özbay’s elevation to Fellow status recognizes his “sustained and outstanding contributions to the fields of nanophotonics, photonic crystals, and metamaterials.”

The OSA’s mission is “to promote the generation, application and archiving of knowledge in optics and photonics and to disseminate this knowledge worldwide.” The society, founded in 1916, describes itself as “the world’s leading champion for optics and photonics, uniting and educating scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders worldwide to foster and promote technical and professional development.”