About Timothy J. Bunning
Timothy J. Bunning is the Chief Scientist of the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He is a Fellow of AFRL, The Optical Society, the Materials Research Society, the Society of Optical Engineering, the American Physical Society (APS), the American Chemical Society (ACS), the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Division of ACS. Bunning's research interests center on responsive optical, electro-optical and photo-optical structured organic and hybrid materials and approaches for utility in optical sensing, laser-beam control and filtering (modulation) applications. He has co-authored hundreds of refereed papers, holds 18 patents, and has received the APS John H. Dillon Medal, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Arthur S. Flemming Award (2011), and the 2010 John L. McLucas Basic Science Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Award.