ME Professor Xiang Zhang has won the 2016 Max Born Award of The Optical Society OSA. This award honors Max Born, who made distinguished contributions to physics in general and to optics in particular.  The award is presented to a person who has made outstanding contributions to physical optics, theoretical or experimental.  It was established in 1982, the centenary of Born’s birth.
Professor Zhang is being honored for the experimental realization of major theoretical predictions in the field of metamaterials and graphene optics. This award will be presented at Frontiers in Optics 2016, OSA’s 100th annual meeting, which will be held 17-21 October 2016 in Rochester, New York.
Congratulations, Professor Zhang!