10/12/2017 Ma named APS, OSA fellow Written By: Renee Meiller Departments: Electrical & Computer Engineering Categories Awards The American Physical Society has named Lynn H. Matthias Professor and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in electrical and computer engineering Zhenqiang (Jack) Ma to its 2017 class of fellows. The society recognized Ma for his seminal contributions to the development of flexible high- speed devices, microwave device technology, optoelectronics, and innovation in biodegradable environmentally benign devices. Annually, no more than one-half percent of APS members are selected to receive this prestigious honor. Additionally, The Optical Society has named Ma among 101 members of its 2018 class of fellows for his contributions to the advancement of optics and photonics—in particular, pioneering contributions to flexible optoelectronics and semiconductor nanomembrane-based photonics. Fellow membership in OSA is limited to no more than 10 percent of the society membership.