Dr. Ebrahim Karimi elected as Fellow of The Optical Society (OSA)

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Optical Society (OSA) has elected Dr. Ebrahim Karimi as a 2019 Fellow. Dr. Karimi is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Physics and a Canada Research Chair (T2) in Structured Light.

Dr. Karimi is being recognized for “outstanding and sustained contributions to the research and development of structured quantum waves, particularly singular optics, optical angular momentum, and quantum information”.

You can read more about Dr. Karimi’s research here.

You can view his interview with OSA here.

“Since 1916, OSA has been the world’s leading champion for optics and photonics, uniting and educating scientists, engineers, educators, technicians and business leaders worldwide to foster and promote technical and professional development” (OSA, 2018).

As an OSA Fellow, Dr. Karimi joins a distinguished group of members, including members of the CRPuO, who have served the Society and the optics and photonics community with distinction.

Congratulations, Dr. Karimi, on this well-deserved distinction!

Ebrahim Karimi in his lab surrounded by his research group

Dr. Karimi (front) and his current research group (Photo: SQO)


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