APS Fellowship

The DLS has made many distinguished contributions to the list of APS Fellows. The number of DLS nominations chosen to be forwarded to the APS for confirmation as Fellow in a given year is typically in the range 5-10. This depends on the good judgment of the nominators and the Divisional Committee on Fellows headed by the DLS Vice-Chair, but the Committee can do nothing without nominations. This is where DLS members must come into the picture. The Executive Committee is urging all DLS members to consider whether they know of a colleague who is deserving of the prized honor of APS Fellowship. If you are uncertain about a colleague's status, consult the APS Membership Directory, where an asterisk identifies Fellows. Nominations for deserving women, minority, and foreign DLS members are especially sought. Any member can nominate any other member, and the supporting documentation is not difficult to assemble.

Gray arrow DLS Deadline for APS Fellowship Nomination: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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APS Fellows Nominated by DLS  

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Bergé, Luc B. [2019]
French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)
Citation: For pioneering theoretical contributions in nonlinear wave propagation, laser filamentation, and THz wave generation by femtosecond laser pulses.


Cheben, Pavel [2019]
National Research Council of Canada
Citation: For field-opening contributions to subwavelength integrated photonics, and the experimental and theoretical investigations of metamaterial nanostructures in optical waveguides, including metamaterial Bloch waveguides and on-chip metasurfaces in the telecom and mid-infrared frequencies.


Kaindl, Robert A [2019]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For contributing to the development of novel THz, infrared, and extreme-UV sources for ultrafast spectroscopy, and to the understanding of electronic dynamics in semiconductors and nanoscale materials, and ultrafast processes in strongly-correlated electron systems.


Ozcan, Aydogan [2019]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For distinguished contributions to computational optics, specifically to holography, lensfree computational microscopy, cytometry, and sensing systems, all of which have broad impact on various biomedical applications such as telemedicine and global health.


Podolskiy, Viktor A [2019]
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Citation: For outstanding fundamental contributions to understanding linear and nonlinear light matter interactions in optical composites, metamaterials, and plasmonic media.


Wong, Chee Wei [2019]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For contributions in mesoscopic optical physics, including photonic crystals and laser frequency microcombs.