A Professor of McGill’s Department of Ophthalmology, as well as an Associate Member of the Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Psychology, Dr. Mullen has been elected as a Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA). Based at the McGill Vision Research Unit, Dr. Mullen uses human behavioural methods and brain imaging to explore the visual pathways and processes underlying human colour vision. Her research has resulted in over 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals. Prior to joining McGill, Dr. Mullen served as a University Research Fellow for The Royal Society at the University of Cambridge.
For close to 100 years, OSA has served as the leading professional association for scientists, engineers, students and business leaders specialized in optics and photonics. Only 10 percent of OSA members become Fellow Members, a recognition honouring those who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics. Dr. Mullen was elected to the Fellowship because of her notable contributions to the understanding of color vision, as well as for her service to OSA as chair of the Color and Vision Section.
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December 20, 2013