This year's Kidger Scholar is Ozan Cakmakci, a graduate research assistant at the College of Optics/CREOL, University of Central Florida.
His Supervisor is Dr. Jannick Rolland, Associate Professor of Optics, ECE & Computer Science, Optical Diagnostics and Applications Laboratory. The award will take place at Optics & Photonics 2005, co-located with the SPIE 50th Annual Meeting from 31 July-4 August 2005 in San Diego. Tina Kidger will give a talk about the Kidger Memorial Scholarship after the Plenary Session on Tuesday 13th September at SPIE Europe International Symposium on
Optical Systems Design, taking place from 12 to 16 September 2005 in Jena, Germany.