Optical components manufacturer Edmund Optics (EO; Barrington, NJ) has named the recipients of its 2018 Educational Award program.
This award is given in recognition of outstanding undergraduate and graduate optics programs in science, technology, engineering,
and mathematics at nonprofit colleges and universities worldwide.
The EO Educational Award Team evaluated hundreds of applications to select 20 global finalists.
$45,000 in the company's products will be awarded to the Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners in the Americas and Europe,
in support of their research. The remaining finalists will all receive a $500 product matching grant to assist with their research.
Additionally, the recipient of the Norman Edmund Inspiration Award, which is an additional $5000 in products, is chosen from the 20
global finalists and best embodies the legacy of the company's founder, Norman Edmund.