An Illuminating Honor: UCSB engineering professor is recognized for “major contributions to photonic integrated circuits”

UC Santa Barbara engineering professor Larry Coldren has received the 2017 Nick Holonyak, Jr. Award from the Optical Society of America (OSA) in recognition of his “major contributions to photonic integrated circuits.”

The award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to optics based on semiconductor-based optical devices and materials, including basic science and technological applications.