The Laser Institute of America needs the help of its membership with nominations for officers for the year 2012 and board members for years 2012-2014, as well as for 2011 fellows and award recipients. Visit the LIA website at www.lia.org/nominations/2011 for complete details and nomination forms. You may submit your nominations online or send your suggestions to the LIA office via fax (407-380-5588) by May 16, 2011.
All nominees on the ballot are required to be current members of the LIA. Some responsibilities include attendance at board meetings, support of LIA’s courses, conferences and publications and encouragement of LIA membership.
The highest level of membership in the LIA is the grade of fellow. The award recognizes members who have attained unusual professional distinction in the mission areas of laser science and technology, laser applications and/or laser safety, and have provided outstanding service to their field and LIA. Nomination packages must be completed and submitted to LIA by May 16, 2011 to allow review by the LIA Nominations Committee.
Arthur L. Schawlow Award
The Schawlow Award recognizes individuals who have made distinguished contributions to applications of lasers in science, industry,education and medicine.