light the match logo 850x135

The IEEE Photonics Society has contributed USD $100k to The IEEE Photonics Fund.


Drive Humanitarian Initiatives

Leveraging photonic technologies to create a better world


Enhance STEM Education

Providing pre-university STEM outreach & student travel grants


Champion Diversity

Empowering women & underrepresented groups

The IEEE Photonics Society, in partnership with the IEEE Foundation, is proud to establish of the IEEE Photonics Society Fund. 

Together we can LIGHT THE MATCH to play a direct role in this vital work.

Match Us. Donate Today.

News & Announcements

bog icon

Attend the 2017 AIM Academy for intensive short courses on integrated photonics. 
Find Out More.

bog icon

Will exponential growth of photonics mean a shortage of talent? Read More.

bog icon

Nominations now being accepted for the 2018 John Tyndall Award.

grants icon

Apply today for a Women in Photonics Travel Grant!  Up to a total of 23 grants at $2000 each are available! Read More

grants icon

Apply now for a Student Travel Grant! The program is offering up to a total of 23 grants at $2000 each! Read More

bog icon

Meet your elected members of the IEEE Photonics Society Board of Governors 

Conference Calendar

2017 IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference (OI) Santa Fe, NM USA Jun 5, 2017 - Jun 7, 2017
2017 Photonics North (PN) Ottawa, ON Canada Jun 6, 2017 - Jun 8, 2017
2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC) Washington, DC USA Jun 25, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017
View More ’→