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Professor Named President of the International Commission for Optics (ICO)

September 14, 2011

Dr. Duncan Moore, the Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Professor of Optics and Biomedical Engineering, has been elected president of the International Commission for Optics (ICO). Moore is just the fourth American elected president of the commission, which was formed in 1947. The ICO, originally founded to help rebuild the optics communities in Europe and Japan after WWII, is now focused on providing support for optics and photonics in developing economies.