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OSA Mourns Loss of Tingye Li

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Optical Society (OSA) today expressed its condolences at the loss of Tingye Li, an OSA Fellow Emeritus and 1995 OSA president. Li, renowned for his contributions to lightwave technology and optical fiber communications, died Dec. 27, 2012 in Snowbird, Utah. He was 81. “Tingye was fully engaged in all aspects of his life and OSA was fortunate to have received some of that precious time and focus,” said OSA CEO Elizabeth Rogan. “Not only was he world-class, highly-regarded and effective, but he also offered a story, a lesson, or a playful insight that was there if you were paying attention. He conveyed a sincere level of support, respect, and optimism to his colleagues, students, and OSA staff that we’ll always treasure.” The Optical Society (OSA)

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