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 July 19, 2017

The Kevin P. Thompson Optical Design Innovator Award is Endowed

Kevin P. ThompsonThe late Kevin Thompson, who served as a visiting scientist at The Institute of Optics, has been honored by The Optical Society, which has named a new award in his honor.  Kevin was a leading expert in understanding the aberration fields of a new class of nonsymmetric optical systems using freeform optical surfaces.  The Kevin P. Thompson Optical Design Innovator Award will recognize contributions to optical engineering, lens design, or metrology at an early career stage.  Learn more about the award and OSA’s fundraising campaign.