2011 Ceremony Photo Gallery
The Prism Awards is an international competition recognizing cutting-edge products that break conventional ideas and improve life through photonics.
Winners and presenters from nine categories
gather on-stage after an exciting ceremony.
The Prism Awards Reception
Sola Kuk, Ada Nowensky, and Michele Gal from Lumnen Dynamics.
Robert Edmund and Kirsten Bjork Jones from Edmund Optics
Albert Miranda (CFO, JENOPTIK) and Michael Mertin (CEO, JENOPTIK)
Teija Pakanen and the rest of the team
from Specim, Spectral Imaging
Erik Svedberg (National Academy of Sciences)
and Eugene Arthurs (CEO, SPIE)
The MPB Communications team (Scientific Laser Finalist).
Wilhelm Kaenders, President, Toptica
Michel Têtu, President, Quebec Photonic Network
Peter Hallett, SPIE, Director, Industry Relations.
Valentin Gaponstev and the entire IPG Photonics team.
The Award Ceremony Begins
Prism Awards Banquet and Award Ceremony, 26 January 2011.
Katarina Svandeburg, Department of Oncology at Lund University (and 2011 President of SPIE), opens the Prism Awards ceremony.
Tom Laurin, President of Photonics Media, also opens the evening.
PHOTONIS USA team, including Margaret Cooley, at the reception.
PHOTONIS USA shows off their award in the Information and Communication category.
The team from General Electric (including Radislav Potyrailo, GE-Global Research) win in the Detectors, Sensing, Imaging, and Cameras category.
Adam Erlich from Block Engineering speaks from the winners podium.
Dr. Rinkevicius, EKSPLA, accepts award (Scientific Lasers category) from Robert Edmund.
Dr. Rinkevicius and the EKSPLA team on-stage.
The EKSPLA team and their new award.
Ken Kaufmann, VP Hamamatsu, presents the Prism Award to Karsten Koenig and the JenLab team.
Happiness is a Prism Award.
Marita Paasch, VP Advanced Optics, SCHOTT, presents the Prism Award to Energetiq Technology.
Energetiq Technology shows off their Prism Award (Other Light Sources category).
Edmund Optics on-stage accepting the award in the Optics and Optical Components category.
The entire Edmund Optics team share the award.
The Lumen Dynamics Group accepts the Prism Award in the Test, Measurement, Metrology category.
Milton Chang presents the award in the Industrial Lasers category.
Bill Shiner excepting the award from Milton Chang.
IPG Photonics enjoying their new Prism Award.
Winners and presenters from 9 categories gather on-stage after an exciting ceremony.