Engineer named fellow of optics and photonics society


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Doug Werner, John L. and Genevieve H. McCain Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering at Penn State, has been named a fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Fellows are members of distinction who have made significant scientific and technical contributions in the multidisciplinary fields of optics, photonics and imaging, according to SPIE, and are honored for their technical achievements and service to SPIE and the greater optics community. Throughout his career, Werner has made numerous contributions to the development of metamaterial-enabled electromagnetic and optical devices, and is an internationally recognized authority on inverse-design techniques for electromagnetic, plasmonic and photonic systems. Director of the Penn State Computational Electromagnetics and Antennas Research Lab, Werner also is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society, the Institution of Engineering Technology, Optica and the PIER Electromagnetics Academy.


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