Date: May 17, 2017
Nominated by: X.-C. Zhang
Accomplishment: Gina Kern is the core staff to support at our Industrial Associates Program at The Institute of Optics. Under her effort, together with Ellen Buck, we had Apple to join our IA as its 40th member.
Benefit to the Hajim School: Apple is one of the giant companies. With this giant company joined in our IA program last week, some other companies will follow the Apple's step. It will provide us $ and student job opportunities.
IA with 40 members is na ew record and milestone of our IA program.