2018 Marcia Peterman ECE Award

In recognition of outstanding service to the ECE department and its students, faculty, and alumni.

P. Scott Carney

P. Scott Carney

BS Eng Physics '94

The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

P. Scott Carney has served as the Director of The Institute of Optics, since July 2017. He holds a PhD in Physics (1999) from the University of Rochester and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Physics (1994) from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He was faculty at ECE Illinois 2001-2017 where he served as an ECE Alumni Board Faculty Coordinator. Scott has a strong commitment to teaching excellence. He is active in the optics community primarily through the OSA as a journal editor and meeting organizer. He is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Diagnostic Photonics, Inc.