Optical Engineering and Key Real-World Applications with Stephen Fantone, PhD


On this week’s episode of When Science Speaks (link in comments), I talk with Stephen Fantone, CEO and Founder of Optikos and the Optical Society (OSA) President for 2020. We discuss a range of topics, including:

– The projects to battle COVID-19 that OSA and its members have been working on, such as decontamination and sterilization of PPE

– OSA initiatives focused on contributing to efforts to respond to climate change

– How OSA helps its members interested in science policy get their voices heard on issues they care about and contribute their scientific knowledge and expertise to help inform relevant public policies

– OSA’s pivot to digital meetings and lessons learned

– OSA’s plans for the future

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