Prof. Daniel Wasserman Named OSA Fellow

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 2:30pm

Professor Daniel Wasserman of Texas ECE has been named a fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA). Principal factors for election to OSA Fellow include candidates’ achievements in business leadership, education, research, engineering and service. Dr. Wasserman was elected “for contributions to the development of novel sources, detectors, and optical materials operating in the mid-infrared wavelength range.”

“Being named an OSA Fellow is an honor accorded to those of rare distinction in their field, and carries the responsibility of service to and leadership of the optics and photonics communities” said OSA President Ian Walmsley. “I congratulate the 2019 class on their achievements.”

Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional organization for scientists, engineers, students and entrepreneurs who fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate achievements in the science of light. 

Dr. Dan Wasserman is an Associate Professor and holds the Mr. N. Doug Williams Memorial Centennial Fellowship in Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Wasserman is the recipient of the NSF CAREER award, an AFOSR Young Investigator Award, the 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UMass Lowell Physics Department, and the 2015 Distinguished Promotion Award from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.