Terms of Membership:
For a renewed appointment, a Photonics Center Faculty Member must submit a renewal form every
third year. This renewal form is solicited by the Photonics Center. The Academic Advisory Committee (AAC) will consider and vote upon renewals of individual faculty membership. The AAC vote will be advisory to the Center Director, who will make final decisions with regard to membership. The AAC will look for evidence of:
1. Significant academic and research activity in photonics, or in research activities closely linked to
active Photonics Center programs.
2. A history of participation in activities associated with Photonics Center, including service on
committees, attendance at Photonics Center-sponsored forums, meetings and symposia, and shared
responsibility for attainment, implementation, use, and continued improvement of Photonics Center
3. Submission of photonics-related grants in affiliation with the Photonics Center, and
acknowledgement of Photonics Center membership in all photonics-related publications and
4. Demonstrated commitment to collaborative academic and educational activities with other Photonics
Center members and their students.