SPIE Mozi Award

The SPIE Mozi Award was established by the Taiwan Information Storage Association (TISA) and SPIE in 2017. This international award is named in honor of the Chinese philosopher, scientist, and engineer, Mozi (468-391 BC), the first person in recorded history to mention the simple principles behind the concept of camera obscura. This award is presented for outstanding discoveries, scientific and technical achievements, or inventions in the field of optics. Honorarium $2,000.


Burn Lin
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

For great scientific achievements in immersion lithography for semiconductor manufacturing.

Previous Recipients

2022 - Thomas Ebbesen
2021 - Xiang Zhang
2020 - Yuri Kivshar
2019 - John Pendry
2018 - Din Ping Tsai