LIA Announces 2008 Board of Directors
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 28, 2007 -- The Laser Institute of America (LIA) announced its 2008 officers and 2008-2010 board of directors members at its 2007 annual meeting and awards luncheon, held last month at the 26th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO).
LIA's 2008 officers are: Rajesh Patel (Spectra-Physics Lasers Inc.) president-elect; Klaus Löffler (Trumpf Laser Div.) secretary; and Stephen Capp ( Laserage Technology Corp., Waukegan, Ill. ) treasurer.
Board members: David Clark, Newport Inc; Paul Crosby, Coherent Inc.; Klaus Kleine, Laserline Inc. (Danbury, Conn.); William Lawson, NewTech Development LLC (Somerset, Wisc.); Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebraska at Lincoln; John Marshall, Rayne Institute, St. Thomas' Hospital (London); Nathaniel Quick, AppliCote Associates LLC (Sanford, Fla.); John Tyrer, Loughborough University (Leicestershire, England); Frank Vollertsen, BIAS GmbH (Bremen, Germany); Richard Walker, Cutting Edge Optronics Inc. (St. Charles, Mo.); Dean Wilson, Wilson Industries Inc. (Pomona, Calif.)
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