Gerd Leuchs new OSA Director-at-large
From 2020, Prof Gerd Leuchs and Prof Polina Bayvel will be members of the board of directors of OSA.
On September 17, the Annual Meeting of the Optical Society (OSA) took place in Washington DC, USA. During the meeting the OSA election results for 2019 were announced. Gerd Leuchs was elected Director-At-Large of OSA and will join the board in January 2020. Next year's Vice-President will be Prof Satoshi Kawata, formerly a much valued member of MPL's Scientific Advisory Board. OSA is the leading forum for science and technology in the field of light, whose mission is to promote the generation, dissemination and application of knowledge in optics and photonics. The OSA serves the global community through content and events that are binding, accessible and archived, as well as through its educational, advocacy and public relations programs. Gerd Leuchs is a founding director of MPL and as of April 2019 is leading an Emeritus Group.