Nominators must complete a nominee submission by May 31 with the following:
Proposed Award Citation: (Word Count: 20)
A description of the nominee’s exceptional contributions of service that has had significant benefit to the membership of the IEEE Photonics Society as a whole. This level of service will often include serving the Society in several capacities or in positions of significant responsibility.
The IEEE Photonics Society recognizes an exceptional individual’s contributions of service which have had significant benefit to the membership of the IEEE Photonics Society as a whole.
Presented to: An individual
Scope: To recognize an exceptional individual’s contributions of service which have had significant benefit to the membership of the IEEE Photonics Society as a whole
Prize: Plaque and Honorarium
Basis for judging: In the evaluation process, the following criteria are considered: The level of serving the Society in several capacities or in positions of significant responsibility.
We are proud to recognize and celebrate honorees of the IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Service Award.
For extensive contributions enhancing the benefit of membership championing Industry, Education, Women in Photonics, and Young Professional initiatives.
Madeleine Glick is currently a Senior Research Scientist at Columbia University. She received her Ph.D. in Physics from Columbia University and later continued research on optical properties of III-V materials at the Department of Physics, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) Lausanne, Switzerland and was a Research Associate with CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. From 2002-2011 Madeleine was Principal Engineer at Intel Research leading research on optical interconnects for data centers. Her current research interests are in applications of photonic devices and optical interconnects to computing systems.
Madeleine is currently a member of IEEE PRAC and on the editorial advisory board of The Institute. She served as a member of the Technical Activities Board (TAB) Financial Committee 2018-2021 and was the IEEE TAB representative to IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) 2021, 2021. She has served on several committees in the IEEE Photonics Society where she initiated the Photonics Society Technical Skills Educator Award and has served on the award Committee.
|2021||Martin D. Dawson||For sustained leadership in society governance from local to international level, with special distinction in conference organization and strategy.|
|2020||Arti Agrawal||For exceptional contributions to the Photonics Society as a champion of Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.|
|2019||Amr S. Helmy||For exceptonal contributions to the Photonics Society in the areas of conferences and membership.|
|2018||Dalma Novak||For exceptional contributions to the Photonics Society in leadership and dedicated service through diverse activities, including outreach.|
|2017||Paul W. Juodawlkis||For sustained leadership in society governance with significant contributions to Membership and Conferences.|
|2016||A. Catrina Coleman||For sustained leadership in society governance with significant contributions to Conferences and Publications.|
|2015||David V. Plant||For sustained and dedicated service to the IEEE Photonics Society, with special contributions to conferences.|
|2014||Filbert J. Bartoli||For valuable contributions to the Society, particularly in the fields of Governance, Publications, and Conference.|
|2013||Kent D. Choquette||For diverse and dedicated service to the Photonics Society, with special contributions in conferences.|
|2012||H. Scott Hinton||For broad and inspiring service in governance at the Chapter, Society, and Institute levels for the betterment of the Photonics Society.|
|2011||Silvano Donati||For continuous and wide-ranging contributions to the activity of the Society, and for founding and developing the Italian Chapter.|
|2010||Chennupati Jagadish||For dedicated service to the Photonics Society in diverse areas, including exceptional contributions to membership activities in Asia, and significant contributions to conferences and publications.|
|2009||Giok Djan Khoe||For exemplary vision and leadership enabling sustained growth and broadened involvement of Photonics Society members, particularly student members and international activities.|
|2008||James Coleman||For contributions to and leadership in the area of publications.|
|2007||Mary Lanzerotti||For dedicated service as Editor of the LEOS Newsletter from 2001 through 2006, resulting in outstanding changes in this publication.|
|2006||John H. Marsh||For major contributions to LEOS governance and for leadership in promoting the development of LEOS as a global society.|
|2005||Frederick Leonberger||For sustained and broad leadership of LEOS activities, with special distinction in governance and conference management.|
|2004||Gordon W. Day||For outstanding dedication and enthusiasm in leading LEOS, with special commitment to LEOS' financial health.|
|2003||Alan Willner||For diverse and dedicated service to LEOS, with special contributions in technical affairs, conferences, and publications.|
|2002||Concetto Giuliano||For continuous professional service to LEOS, with special contributions to conferences and meetings and through his leadership as President.|
|2001||Thomas Giallorenzi||For his dedication and impact as LEOS President and founding Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE/Optica Publishing Group Journal of Lightwave Technology, and his significant contributions to LEOS through his leadership, initiative, and ongoing, dependable contributions to conferences and publications.|
|2000||Melvin I. Cohen||For 20 years of dedicated commitment to LEOS service and leadership, including the development of conferences and publications, the organization and management of Society affairs, and the recruitment of volunteers.|
|1999||Edward F. Labuda||For his years of dedicated service as LEOS Executive Director and his work in establishing and fostering improved management practice in the Society's affairs.|
|1998||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.|
|1997||Michael Ettenberg||For more than 15 years of exemplary service to LEOS, through his leadership as President and his activities with regard to publications, the Annual Meeting, and OFC.|
|1996||J. Gary Eden||For significant contributions to LEOS technical activities and the annual meeting.|
|1995||Paul W. Shumate||For his significant contributions to the initiation of several new optical communications journals (including JLT and PTL) and for his leadership as the first Editor-in-Chief in establishing PTL as a leading letters journal for the rapid publications of scientific advances in the photonic fields.|
|1994||Robert Wangemann||For his extraordinary dedication and commitment to the Society, and for his critical administrative leadership as the Society's first Executive Director in establishing and expanding effective, high-quality services and programs for members.|
|1993||Anthony J. DeMaria||For over 25 years of professional service to the laser and electrooptics community, with special contributions in professional publications.|
|1992||Henry Kressel||For continuous contributions to the technical community and to the Society from being its first President to the present day.|
|1991||Dean B. Anderson||For important contributions to the founding of the society and for continued service to LEOS, including the writing of a detailed history of the society.|