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Igor Vayshenker Receives 2007 Allen V. Astin Award

Igor Vayshenker, Calibration Leader of the Optical Fiber Power Laboratory, is recognized for his leadership in developing and providing modern standards and measurement services for optical fiber power. Optical fiber power meters are one of the most common forms of test equipment for optical fiber communication networks. Over the past 18 years, Mr. Vayshenker's work has provided critical support to the optoelectronics and telecommunications industries, directly impacting every American who makes a long distance phone call or uses the Internet.


Created September 24, 2009, Updated October 3, 2011