Laura Waller receives OSA Award
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 high school students. Founded in 2008, the Young Professionals program matches members who have just started in their careers with volunteer activities that are in line with their interest. OSA is an international organization bringing together global optics community through its programs.