Towe Elected Optical Society of America (OSA) and IEEE Fellow


November 18, 2002

Elias Towe, professor of ECE and Materials Science and Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA). He is recognized for "original contributions to semiconductor optoelectronic devices and for leadership in optics and optoelectronics."

Additionally, Towe was named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., (IEEE), class of 2003, "for contributions to nanostructure optoelectronic technology."

Prior to joining our faculty last year, Towe was a Program Manager in the Microsystems Technology Office at DARPA since 1997, and on the faculty of the University of Virginia since 1990.

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