EE Postdoc Laura Waller, a member of Prof. Jason Fleischer's group, is the recipient of the 2012 Outstanding Young Professionals Award by The Optical Society (OSA). Waller has been an active member in OSA. In addition to being the president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology OSA Student Chapter, she has reviewed several OSA journals, founded an annual optics outreach event as part of the Cambridge Science Festival and served as part of Adopt a Physicist program to promote science to
Prof. Stephen Chou co-authored a paper which is now one of the most downloaded papers of all 18 Optical Society (OSA) journals. OSA focuses on the study of light - optics and photonics and brings together scientists, engineers, educators and business leaders of this field. The paper is entitled "Three-dimensional cavity nanoantenna coupled plasmonic nanodots for ultrahigh and uniform surface-enhanced Raman scattering over large area" and can be found here.