Dr. Milan Mashanovitch of Freedom Photonics was elevated to the Senior IEEE Member level, based on his contributions to the field of photonic integration and his work on education of new photonic engineers through teaching and co-authorship of the “Diode lasers and photonic integrated circuits” book. “I am very humbled and honored by this recognition” Dr. Mashanovitch said. “This gives me even more motivation to continue the work that we have been doing here at Freedom Photonics, with the help of our extraordinary and talented team”.