EOS Board Election - the Results

Dear EOS Member,

The result of the 2014 Election to the Board of the European Optical Society is that the five people named below are hereby elected to the Board. The numbers are the percentage of voters supporting each candidate.
Jahns, Jürgen                      55.7%
Setälä, Tero                         50.6%
Björk, Gunnar                     50.1% (re-elected for a second term)
Bertolotti, Mario                 38.7%
Reed, Graham                    36.0%

The Election Officers, on behalf of the President and Executive Committee of the European Optical Society, would like to thank all the candidates and to congratulate those who have been elected.

David Briers and Hans Peter Herzig
Election Officers, 2014 EOS Board Election
European Optical Society (EOS)
Länsikatu 15
FI-80110 Joensuu

The EOS is a registered not-for-profit association under French law and thus exempted from sales tax. Association no.: W913002847. SIRET no.: 384 459 475 00016.

EOS bodies and committees


 Executive Committee

Photo Paul Urbach President:
Paul Urbach
Netherlands, TU Delft

President Elect:
Seppo Honkanen

Finland, University of Eastern Finland


Photo Hervé Lefèvre

Past President:
Hervé Lefèvre
France, IXBLUE

  Secretary of the Board:
Michael Maximilian Pfeffer

Germany, University of Applied Science Ravensburg-Weingarten
Ralf B. Bergmann

Germany, Bremer Institut fuer angewandte Strahltechnik (BIAS)
  Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee:
Valentin Vlad
Romania, National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics - University of Bucharest
Wilhelm Ulrich
Carl Zeiss AG, Germany;
Chairman of the Industrial Advisory Committee
  Photo Roberta Ramponi EU Representative:
Roberta Ramponi
Italy, Dipartimento di Fisica - Politecnico Milano

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 Board of Directors

Ralf B. Bergmann
Bremer Institut fuer angewandte Strahltechnik (BIAS), Germany

Gunnar Björk
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
Photo Pedro Andrés Bou Pedro Andrés Bou
Universidad de Valencia, Spain
Mark Dennis
Bristol University,
United Kingdom;
IOP Optical Group representative
Photo Cornelia Denz


Cornelia Denz
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany

   Photo Andreas Ettemeyer


Andreas Ettemeyer
University of Applied Sciences of Technology Buchs NTB, Switzerland

Seppo Honkanen
University of Eastern Finland, Finland

  Photo Daniel Dolfi

Jean Pierre Huignard
consultant in Photonics, France; SFO representative

Photo Hervé Lefevre

Hervé Lefevre
IXBLUE, France


  Irina Livshits
National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Russia; representative of the Affiliated Societies
Andris Ozols
Riga Technical University, Latvia; representative of the small Branches Hungary, Latvia, Russia and Ukraine

Carl Paterson
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Michael Maximilian Pfeffer
University of Applied Science Ravensburg-Weingarten, Germany;
DGaO Representative
  Photo Roberta Ramponi Roberta Ramponi
Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Giancarlo Righini
National Research Council, Italy


Patricia Segonds
University Joseph Fourier, France

Photo Concita Sibilia

Concita Sibilia
Università di Roma, Italy;
representative of the small Branches Italy, Sweden and Switzerland

  Wilhelm Ulrich
Carl Zeiss AG, Germany;
Chairman of the Industrial Advisory Committee

Valentin Vlad
National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics - University of Bucharest, Romania; Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee

  Photo Paul Urbach Paul Urbach
TU Delft, Netherlands

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 Scientific Advisory Committee

Valentin Vlad
DOQE-RPS - Romanian Optoelectronics Society
  Photo Risto Myllylä

Deputy Chairman: Risto Myllylä
FOS - Finnish Optical Society

Photo Peter Andersen

Peter E. Andersen
DOPS - Danish Optical Society
  Photo Oleg Angelsky Oleg Angelsky
USPAO - Ukrainian Society of Pure and Applied Optics
Photo Mario Bertolotti Mario Bertolotti
SIOF - Societa' Italiana di Ottica e Fotonica
  Gunnar Björk
SOS - Swedish Optical Society

Santiago Vallmitjana Rico
SEDOPTICA - Spanish Optical Society


Manuel Filipe Costa
SPOF - Portuguese Society for the Development of Optics and Photonics


  Alain Cornet
CBO-BCO / Promoptica
    Aladar Czitrovsky
HOS - Hungarian Optical Society


Mark Dennis
IOP - Institute of Physics Optical Group


  Photo Cornelia Denz Cornelia Denz
DGaO - German Society of Applied Optics

Bernhard Hoenders
DPS-OS - Dutch Society for Optics and Photonics

  Photo Ivan B. Kovsh Ivan B. Kovsh
LAS - Laser Association Russia

Jean Pierre Huignard
SFO - Société Francaise d'Optique

  Photo Irina Livshits Irina Livshits
ROS - Rozhdestvensky Optical Society, Russia

Photo Andris Ozols

Andris Ozols
LOS - Latvian Optical Society

Photo Reinhard Poprawe

Reinhard Poprawe
WLT - German Scientific Laser Society

Photo Aasmund Sudbo

Aasmud Sudbo
NPS-OD - Norwegian Physical Society - Optics Division
  Photo Andreas Ettemeyer Thomas Südmeyer
SSOM - Swiss Society for Optics and Microscopy
Photo Pavel Tománek

Pavel Tománek
CSSF - Czech and Slovak Society for Photonics

  no photo available Ewa Weinert-Raczka
PPS-OD - Polish Physical Society - Optics division


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 Industrial Advisory Committee

Wilhelm Ulrich
Carl Zeiss AG, Germany



Olivier Acher
Horiba Scientific
    Bo Bangtsson
Bäcken Industrifysik
Stefan Bäumer
  Oliver Fähnle

Wilbert Ijzerman
Philips Lighting


Jyrki Kimmel

Sven Kiontke
    Istvan Kreisz
Stephan Malkmus
  Ruben Mohedano
LPI Europe
Julius Muschaweck
  Massimiliano Pindo
Toppan Photomask
Michael Spieweck
    Wolfgang Vollrath

Reinhard Völkel
SUSS MicroOptics

  Mike Wale

Andy Wood



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