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

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Drive Humanitarian Initiatives

Leveraging photonic technologies to create a better world

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Enhance STEM Education

Providing pre-university STEM outreach & student travel grants

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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. 

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News & Announcements

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


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Nominations now being accepted for the 2018 John Tyndall Award.


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


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


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


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Keren Bergman is named the 2016 recipient of the Photonics Society Engineering Achievement Award


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Dr. David Villeneuve is honored with the 2016 IEEE Photonics Society Quantum Electronics Award


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Ming C. Wu is selected as the reicipient of the 2016 William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award


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Martin D. Dawson, University of Strathclyde receives the 2016 Photonics Society Aron Kressel Award


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
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