The Michael Kidger Memorial Scholarships
were initiated by Tina Kidger to provide a lasting memory of Michael's talent in the teaching of optical design.
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Michael Kidger Memorial Scholarship
MICHAEL KIDGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
IN OPTICAL DESIGN
The Michael Kidger Memorial Scholarship
was established to honour Michael John Kidger who passed away while on a lecture trip to Australia in 1998. Michael was a
well-respected educator, design software developer and member of the optical science and engineering community. He leaves a legacy of sincere concern for the understanding of his students and leadership in the development of practical design software for PC's. The award is a grant award in the amount of $5,000.
The 2017 winner of the Michael Kidger Memorial Scholarship award is Jonathan Papa. Jonathan is currently in his third year of the PhD program at The Institute of Optics, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Rochester working with Prof. Jannick Rolland, Brian J. Thompson Professor of Optical Engineering.
Michael John Kidger
Imperial College London
Kidger Optics, Ltd
Selection criteria, requirements, submission of application
ranking criteria are detailed here: Selection Criteria & Requirements
KIDGER SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES
International Optical Design Conference
Denver, CO, USA 2017
Back L-R: Ozan Cakmakci, Florian Fournier,
Fabian Dürr, Kyle Fuerschbach; Front L-R: Jonathan Papa, Eric Schiesser,
Yunfeng Nie, Liying Chen, Dewen Cheng
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