Alan E Willner

Alan E Willner

Alan Willner has worked at AT&T Bell Labs and Bellcore, and he is the Steven & Kathryn Sample Chair in Engineering at the University of Southern California. He received the Int'l Fellow of the U.K. Royal Academy of Engineering, NSF Presidential Faculty Fellows Award from the White House, Packard Foundation Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, OSA Engineering Excellence Award, and IEEE Photonics Society Engineering Achievement Award. He has served as Co-Chair of the U.S. National Academies Study on Optics and Photonics, President of the IEEE Photonics Society, Editor-in-Chief of Optics Letters and IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, and Co-Chair of OSA Science & Engineering Council.

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