PhD Candidate Kishore Padmaraju is Awarded SPIE's John Kiel Scholarship

June 06, 2013

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has awarded Kishore Padmaraju the 2013 John Kiel Scholarship. The John Kiel Scholarship is SPIE's 2nd largest scholarship, and was established to honor SPIE founding member John Kiel, in recognition of his long-standing and significant contributions to the society. The scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding student that demonstrates exceptional promise in making substantial contributions to the field of optics and engineering.

Kishore is a PhD candidate in the Lightwave Research Laboratory of Professor Keren Bergman. From 2011-2013 he was the founding member and president of Columbia University's OSA/SPIE student chapter.

Congratulations, Kishore!