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Manuel Spitschan, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Experimental Psychology, has been appointed as chair of the Color Technical Group in the Optical Society of America. 

Elected by his fellow members, Manuel will serve a three-year term beginning in January 2018. Manuel's research focuses on how human non-image-forming visual system represent, encode and process light and color.

For information on the Optical Society of America, visit www.osa.org.

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