Holonyak has been selected as one of this year’s “Beacon” honorees in the “Researcher” category for his notable contributions to the photonics field.

Nick Holonyak JR Photonics Media BEACON Award Winner

 Nick Holonyak JR, is the 2017 recipient of the Photonics Media BEACON Award Winner. Holonyak has been selected as one of this year’s “Beacon” honorees in the “Researcher” category for his notable contributions to the photonics field. The designation is on behalf of Photonics Media, publisher of Photonics Spectra, which reaches 95,000 readers each month and has been the go-to publication in the field for nearly 50 years. Beacons are the photonics industry’s luminaries, guiding scientific, business and consumer communities to embrace optics and photonics technologies.