2025 SPIE Awards
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Nominations of historically marginalized groups are especially encouraged. The SPIE Awards committee utilizes a blind review process of nominations, ensuring the elimination of conscious or nonconscious bias when selecting award recipients.
Both self-nominations, and nominations by others are accepted.
Nominations are due July 1st. Recommendation letters are due no later than July 15th.
Nominations submitted after July 1, 2024 will be eligible for the 2026 Award year. Nominations are eligible for a 3 year period.*
Gold Medal Award
A.E. Conrady Award in Optical Engineering
Aden & Marjorie Meinel Technology Achievement Award
Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award
Britton Chance Biomedical Award
Chandra S. Vikram Award in Optical Metrology
Dennis Gabor Award in Diffractive Optics
Diversity Outreach Award
Early Career Achievement Award - Academic
Early Career Achievement Award - Government/Industry
Frits Zernike Award for Microlithography
George W. Goddard Award in Space and Airborne Optics
GG Stokes Award in Optical Polarization
Harold E. Edgerton Award in High-Speed Optics
Harrison H. Barrett Award for Medical Imaging
Maria Goeppert Mayer Award in Photonics
Maria J. Yzuel Educator Award
Maiman Laser Award
Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Award in Optical Design
Note the following awards are not processed via this nomination platform:
- Joseph W. Goodman Book Writing Award
- SPIE President's Award
- SPIE Directors' Award
- Visionary Award
Go to SPIE Awards for additional information.
*Early Career Achievement Awards contributions must have been made within the first 5 years:
Academic focus: of a faculty appointment after completing training.
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