Michael Damzen, Founder of Midaz Lasers Ltd and Professor of Experimental Laser Physics at Imperial College London, has been elected a Fellow of the Optical Society of America. He was presented with this honour at an awards ceremony at the Laser 2007 Show in Munich on 19 June 2007. The citation for Mike's election was for contributions to optics and laser physics over more than 25 years through research into nonlinear optics and development of laser technology and through inspired teaching. Mike commented that it the election will inspire his work in a field that has made important contributions in so many aspects of science, industry, medicine and information technology.
"Year after year, OSA honors the best and the brightest in the field of optics and photonics by selecting its Fellows," said Elizabeth Rogan, OSA executive director. "Michael Damzen has contributed much to the field, providing leadership, innovation, expertise, service and quality research. OSA congratulates him on his achievements."
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