Govind Agrawal receives the 2015 OSA Esther Hoffman Beller Medal

March 9, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Govind Agrawal, the James C. Wyant Professor of Optics, who has been named the recipient of this year's Esther Hoffman Beller Medal by the Optical Society (OSA), "for inspiring and educating a generation of scientists and engineers involved with fiber-optic communications and other photonics technologies through his seminal textbooks and high-impact scientific articles."

The Esther Hoffman Beller Medal is presented for outstanding contributions to optical science and engineering education. Consideration is given to outstanding teaching and/or original work in optics education that enhances the understanding of optics. The scope of the award is international. This award was endowed by a bequest from the estate of Esther Hoffman Beller, presented to OSA in 1992. The award was established in 1993.