Jennifer Clark, Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy, has been appointed to the 2012 Engineering, Science & Technology Policy Committee (ESTeP) of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE).
The ESTeP promotes understanding at all levels of policy decision-making about those issues that affect the well-being of the optical science and engineering communities worldwide. This committee also advises the SPIE Board and other Society groups on ways to expand the Society's role in science and engineering policy. Founded in 1955 and with current membership of more than 180,000 constituents in more than 170 countries, SPIE advances an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light.
Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts is recognized nationally and internationally for teaching and research examining the human context of engineering, science, and technology. The College is comprised of six schools - Economics; History, Technology, and Society; The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs; Literature, Communication, and Culture; Modern Languages; Public Policy; and Georgia Tech's Army, Air Force, and Navy ROTC units - and offers ten Bachelor's of Science, six master's, and six doctoral degrees. Students are prepared for professional leadership in government, business, public policy, international affairs, law, technology, and new media. Founded in 1990, the College is named in honor of former Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr. (1911-2003).