Chen awarded SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship

BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA – May 14, 2020 – Jason Chen has been awarded a 2020 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for his potential contributions to the field of optics, photonics or related field.

Chen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Functional Optical Coherence Tomography Lab led by Professor Zhongping Chen at the University of California, Irvine (USA). He closely collaborates with Professors Brian Wong and Andrew Browne on developing innovative methods to functionally assess the upper airway and the eye, respectively, via optical approaches. Chen’s academic achievements are well-recognized as he is a fellow of the National Science Foundation – Graduate Research Fellowship Program and an awardee of the Student Research Grant sponsored by the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

View the SPIE 2020 Scholarship Recipients press release.