Jan 12, 2022

Dr. Alex Vitkin Presented With SPIE G.G. Stokes Award

A photo of Dr. Alex Vitkin
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MBP scientist Dr. Alex Vitkin has been presented with the 2022 International Society of Optics and Photonics (SPIE) G.G. Stokes Award in Optical Polarization.

According to their website, the 2022 SPIE G.G. Stokes award recipients ‘represent a wide range of singular achievements across light-based sciences and technologies’. The award honors ‘transformative advancements in multiple areas — including medicine, astronomy, lithography, optical metrology, optical design, and community leadership.’

Dr. Vitkin is being recognized particularly for his contributions to countless research advancements in the field of Optical Polarization and for his generous mentorship of junior scientists in the field.

Please join the Department in congratulating Dr. Vitkin on this outstanding achievement.

Read Dr. Vitkin’s award announcement on the SPIE website.