Professor Ranjan Singh of the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS)
in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has been elected
as a Fellow of the Optical Society (OSA), in recognition of his pioneering
contributions to terahertz science and technology.
is one of the leading scientific societies dedicated to the study of optics and
photonics. Founded 100 years ago as The Optical Society of America, it has been
known since 2008 as OSA - The Optical Society, in recognition of its global
reach. Fellow membership is limited to no more than ten percent of its
membership, and is reserved for members who have served with distinction in the
advancement of optics and photonics.
Professor Singh was honoured for his development of active metamaterial
platforms with novel dynamic material systems, including superconductors, for
ultrafast switching, sensing, and communication applications.