The Institute of Optics


 September 15, 2015

New Endowed Chair in Honor of Nicholas George

Photograph of Nicholas GeorgeThe Nicholas George Endowed Professorship in Optics was established in September by a gift from Milton Chang with an additional commitment from Joseph W. Goodman, the William Ayer Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. Chang, who is a former student of Professor Emeritus Nicholas George at Cal Tech, and Goodman made their contributions out of a mutual desire to express their respect and admiration for Professor Emeritus Nicholas George.  The new professorship will recognize Professor George's influence in the world of optics and on his students.  The full story