Computer Scientist celebrates OSA Fellow membership

Hamid Dehghani, Professor of Medical Imaging, University of Birmingham, has been elected as a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) at the Society’s September 2017 Board of Directors meeting. 

Founded in 1916, OSA is the leading professional association in optics and photonics, and home to accomplished science, engineering, and business leaders from all over the world. Through world-renowned publications, meetings, and membership programs, OSA provides inspiring information and interactions that power success in the science of light.  

Hamid Dehghani, Professor of Medical Imaging at the University of Birmingham, has been elected as a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) at the Society's September 2017 Board of Directors meeting.

Founded in 1916, OSA is the leading professional association in optics and photonics, and home to accomplished science, engineering, and business leaders from all over the world. Through world-renowned publications, meetings, and membership programs, OSA provides inspiring information and interactions that power success in the science of light.   

Professor Dehghani is being honored for his leadership in the development of computational tools for diffuse optical tomography and spectroscopy, and training of scientists in biomedical imaging applications in neuroscience, cancer, and molecular probes.

Fellow membership in OSA is limited to no more than ten percent of the association and is reserved for members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonic, making the process both highly selective and competitive.

“It’s an honour to congratulate the new Fellows who have contributed to the growth of our industry. This impressive group of individuals will continue to add tremendous value to the optical science ecosystem.” – Elizabeth Rogan, CEO, The Optical Society

"I am extremely honoured to be recognised for my contribution in the field of biophotonics by my peers. The development of optical techniques for biomedical applications is a fast growing area, and working with scientists worldwide, through meetings organised by OSA, has made a large impact on these developments." – Professor Hamid Dehghani, University of Birmingham 

The new Fellows will be honoured at a variety of OSA conferences and meetings throughout 2018. A full list of Fellows can be found online here

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  • The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional organisation for scientists, engineers, students, and business leaders who fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate achievements in the science of light. Through world-renowned publications, meetings and membership initiatives, OSA provides quality research, inspired interactions and dedicated resources for its extensive global network of optics and photonics experts.