Galileo Galilei 2019 Award

Prof Maalik Maaza has reported: “We have been the lucky recipient of the GALILEO GALILEI 2019 award of the International Commission of Optics for our contribution in the multidisciplinary field of Nanophotonics. This is not a personal achievement but rather a recognition of the South African (specifically) & the African (in general) excellence and contribution in the field of Photonics to the global knowledge landscape.”

The announcement was made in Carthage-Tunisia during the ICO-IUPAP-SPIE-OSA “OPTISUD” joint event by the ICO President Prof. R. Ramponi.

The award ceremony will be held in Germany in 2019.