Onofrio Maragò Elected 2022 Optica Fellow

OpticaOnofrio Maragò (IPCF - Messina) was elected as a Fellow Member of Optica (formerly OSA) at the Society’s November 2021 Board of Directors meeting. 

Optica (formerly OSA) is dedicated to promoting the generation, application, archiving and dissemination of knowledge in optics and photonics worldwide. Founded in 1916, it is the leading organization for scientists, engineers, business professionals, students and others interested in the science of light. Optica’s renowned publications, meetings, online resources and in-person activities fuel discoveries, shape real-life applications and accelerate scientific, technical and educational achievement.

Fellow membership in Optica is limited to no more than ten percent of the membership and is reserved for members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics. 

Onofrio is being honored specifically for groundbreaking contributions to optical trapping and optical manipulation of atoms and particles.

The press release announcing Optica’s 2022 Fellows is available on  website.

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