Announcement of 2013 Bor-Uei
Chen Scholarship Winners
May 16, 2013
On behalf of the Bor-Uei
Chen Memorial Scholarship Committee, we are pleased to announce that the
2013 year scholarship winners are:
Liu, PhD candidate, Georgia Institute of Technology
2. Hao Huang, PhD candidate, University of Southern
The scholarship will be presented in the PSC Annual
Conference in Palo Alto, California, June 9, 2013. The following gives some highlights
about B-U Chen memorial scholarship.
1. The purpose
of this scholarship is (1) to honor Dr. Bor-Uei
Chen for his contributions to photonics and his services to the photonics
community; (2) to recognize outstanding graduate students in the field of
optical communications and photonic devices.
2. A scholarship committee, appointed by
the PSC Board of Directors, is responsible for making announcements,
conducting fund raising, and overseeing the selection process.
3. Each year,
the Committee will issue a call for nomination in winter time. The committee will determine and
oversee the review process of applications and make recommendations to
the PSC Board of Directors for final approval. The winner(s) will be announced on PSC
websites and notified individually one or two months before the PCS
selection of scholarship winners is based on the merit of candidate's
research work, which must be documented by technical publications or
conference presentations and supported by strong recommendations from the
candidate's sponsor and advisor.
5. The scholarship award consists of an
award certificate and a check of U$1,000.
The amount of scholarship and the number of winners might vary;
the Committee reserves the right to make changes deemed necessary.
6. The scholarship will be awarded
annually and presented at the PSC Annual Conference. The winners will be invited to give a
short presentation about his/her research work. They should make every effort to attend
the Annual Conference.
applications (nomination form, resume, recommendation letters, and other
supporting materials) should arrive to the Chair of Scholarship Committee
before or on the deadline date.
2013 Year Scholarship Committee:
Dr. Gordon Li, Former PSC President
Dr. Nelson Shen, PSC
Dr. Yan Yin, PSC CFO and EOA president
Robert Chang, EOA Board Director