Erturk Promoted to SPIE Fellow

Alper ErturkProf. Alper Erturk has been elected to the grade of Fellow of SPIE (The International Society for Optics and Photonics) for his "achievements in nonlinear energy harvesting, bio-inspired piezoelectric actuation, and metamaterials". Fellows are Members of distinction who have made significant scientific and technical contributions in the multidisciplinary fields of optics, photonics, and imaging. They are honored for their technical achievement and for their service to the general optics community and to SPIE in particular. More than 1,500 SPIE members have become Fellows since the Society's inception in 1955. A total of 72 Senior Members were promoted to the grade of Fellow this year. Prof. Erturk will receive his plaque at the plenary session of SPIE Smart Structures + Non-Destructive Evaluation (26 - 30 April 2020) in Anaheim, California.