Herbert J. Berman “Future of Light” Award Announced

On March 23, 2011, Boston University hosted its annual Science and Engineering Day event. This event is held annually in the George Sherman Union and gives students from all science and engineering disciplines the opportunity to share their current research endeavors. Each year, the Photonics Center sponsors a prize for this event, the Herbert J. Berman “Future of Light” Award. The Herbert J. Berman “Future of Light” Award has been established at the Boston University Photonics Center in honor of alumnus H.J. Berman. This award recognizes cutting-edge student research in photonics that shows significant promise of having a future beneficial impact on society.

The Photonics Center would like to congratulate the following individuals who won awards at this year’s event:

Berman Future of Light Award
Winner: Cicek Boztug
Advisor: Roberto Paiella

College of Engineering Dean’s Award
Winner: John Henson
Advisor: Roberto Paiella

Office of Technology Development Award
Winner: Phillip Spuhler
Advisor: Selim Unlu

The Smart Lighting Center Award
Winner: Margo Monroe
Advisor: Selim Unlu

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