Prof Jim Piper, CNBP Macquarie University Node Leader has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Australian Optical Society (AOS) following the organisation’s annual general meeting, held in 2015.
The award recognizes Jim’s contribution to the society over many years. His signature was on the Memorandum of Association that established the AOS as an association in 1983. He took over the AOS presidency in 1984-1985, and was the recipient of the AOS W.H. (Beattie) Steel Medal – in 1997.
Also awarded life membership at the December 2015 meeting were Macquarie University’s Prof. Brian Orr and Prof. Ross McPhedran from the University of Sydney.
All continue to be involved with the AOS on an ongoing basis.