2022 Organizing Committee

GENERAL CHAIR

Weidong Zhou
University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Program Chair

Dominique Dagenais
National Science Foundation, USA

Program Vice-Chair

Di Liang

Member-At-Large

Gabriella Bosco
Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Topic Committees

Biophotonics and Medical Optics

Topic Chair:
Peter Munro, University of Stirling, Scotland
Vice Chair: Srivallesha Mallidi, Tufts University, USA

Committee Members:
Balpreet Sing Ahluwalia, University of Tromso (UiT), Norway
Brian Applegate, University of Southern California, USA
Alexandre Aubry, Institut Langevin, France
Liang Gao, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Jamie Guggenheim, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Myeong Jin Ju, University of British Columbia, Canada
Jung-Hoon Park, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Francisco (Paco) Robles, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Marinko Sarunik, Moorfields Eye Hospital, United Kingdom
Judy Su, University of Arizona, USA
Lei Tian, Boston University, USA

Detection, Sensing, and Energy

Topic Chair:
Ganesh Balakrishnan, University of New Mexico, USA
Vice Chair:
Nicolas d’Ascenzo, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Committee Members:
Andreas Beling, University of Virginia, USA
Majeed Hayat, Marquette University, USA
Priyantha Weerasinghe, Amethyst Research, USA
Jun Tatebayashi, University of Osaka, Japan

Light Sources

Topic Chair:
Nelson Tansu, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Vice Chair:
Luke J. Mawst, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Commitee Members:
Mikhail Belkin, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Andreas Boes, RMIT, Australia
John Bowers, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA
Jerome Faist, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Johann Reithmaier, University of Kassel, Germany
Tetsuya Takeuchi, Meijo University, Japan
Chee-Keong Tan, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Eric Tournie, University of Montpellier, France
Miriam Vitiello, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Jing Zhang, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Hongping Zhao, Ohio State University, USA
Hagen Zimer, TRUMPF Photonics, USA

Materials, Foundries and Fabrication

Topic Chair:
Shamsul Arafin, The Ohio State University, USA
Vice Chair:
Bhavin Shastri, Queen’s University, Canada

Committee Members:
Sarvagya Dwivedi, IMEC, Belgium
Robert Halir, Universidad de Malaga, Spain
Boon S. Ooi, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Molly Piels, Juniper Networks, USA
Sudharsanan Srinivasan, IIT Madras, India
Koji Takeda, NTT Device Technology Laboratories, Japan
Winnie Ye, Carleton University, Canada
Linjie Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Microwave Photonics and Vehicular Optics

Topic Chair:
Charles Middleton, Critical Frequency, USA
Vice Chair:
David Moilanen, EOSpace, USA

Committee Members:
Ivana Gasulla, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Jean Kalkavage, General Dynamics, USA
Atsushi Kanno, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Yang Liu, EPFL, Switzerland
David Marpaung, University of Twente, Netherlands
James Nagel, L3 Harris, USA
Siva Yegnanarayanan, MIT Lincoln Lab, USA

Nano Photonics, Plasmonics, and Metamaterials

Topic Chair:
Jennifer Choy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Committee Members:
Parag Deotare, University of Michigan, USA
Noel Christophe Giebink, Penn State University, USA
Rajesh Menon, University of Utah, USA
Elke Neu, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Thomas Searles, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Nonlinear Photonics and Novel Optical Phenomena

Topic Chair:
Alireza Marandi, Caltech, USA
Vice Chair:
Hanieh Fattahi, Max-Planck Institute for Science of Light (MPL), Germany

Committee Members:
Andrea Blanco-Redondo, Nokia Bell Laboratories, USA
Wenshan Cai, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Avik Dutt, University of Maryland, USA
Rachel Grange, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Mohammed Hassan, University of Arizona, USA
Kirk Ingold , USMA at West Point, USA
Kambiz Jamshidi, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Matthias Kling, Stanford University, USA
Francois Leo, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Mohammad-Ali Miri, City University of New York, USA
Yoshitomo Okawachi, Columbia University, USA
Mohsen Rahmani, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Peter Schunemann, BAE Systems, USA
Kartik Srinivasan, NIST, USA
Kenta Takata, NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Japan
Logan Wright, Cornell University, USA

Optical AI and Computational Photonics

Topic Co-Chairs:
Volker Sorger, George Washington University, USA
Daniel Brunner, Femto-St, France
Bhavin Shastri, Queen’s University, Canada
Thomas Van Vaerenbergh, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Belgium

Optical Communication and Networks

Topic Chair:
Fatima Gunning, Tyndall National Institute & University College Cork , Ireland

Vice Chair:
Deepa Venkitesh, IIT Madras, India

Committee Members:
Youichi Akasaka, Fujitsu, USA
Georgios Ellinas, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Xun Guan, Laval University, Canada
Xin Jiang, The City University of New York, USA
Volker Jungnickel, HHI Fraunhofer, Germany
Fotini Karinou, Microsoft, United Kingdom
Hai-Han Lu, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Darli Mello, Unicamp, Brazil
Dominic O’Brien, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Chathurika Ranaweera, Deakin University, Australia
Takehiro Tsuritani, KDDI, Japan
Dora, Van Veen, Nokia Bell Labs, USA

Optical Communication: Devices, Interconnects and Subsystems

Topic Chair:
Giovanni Milione, NEC Labs America, USA
Vice Chair:
Tingyi Gu, University of Delaware, USA

Committee Members:
Haoshuo Chen, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Daoxin Dai, Zhejiang University, China
Joaquin Faneca, CNM-IMB, Spain
Daniel Kuchta, IBM, USA
Odile Liboiron-Ladouceur, McGill University, Canada
Periklis Petropoulos, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Joyce Poon, University of Toronto, Canada

Propagation, Spectroscopy, and Imaging

Topic Chair:
Kevin Cossel, NIST, USA

Vice Chair:
Takuro Ideguchi, University of Tokyo, Japan

Committee Members:
Shima Fardad, University of Kansas, USA
Frans Harren, Radboud University, Netherlands
Matz Liebel, Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
Zhaowei Liu, University of California San Diego, USA
Daniel Mittleman, Brown University, USA
Dario Polli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Michelle Sander, Boston University, USA
Kevin Tsia, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Quantum Photonics

Topic Chair:
Michael Brodsky, U.S. Military Academy, USA
Vice Chair:
William Munro, NTT Basic Research Lab., Japan

Committee Members:
Vladimir Aksyuk, NIST, USA
Boulat Bash, University of Arizona, USA
Michael Fanto, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
Mahdi Hosseini, Purdue University, USA
Daniel Jones, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
Joseph Lukens, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Xiaongfeng Ma, Tsinghua University, China
Sergey Polyakov, Joint Quantum Institute, UMD, USA

Special Symposia

Special Symposium on Advances in Neurophotonics

Topic Co-Chairs:
Nisan Ozana, Harvard Medical School, USA
Zeev Zalevsky, Bar Ilan University, Israel

Special Symposium on Opto Excitonic Devices

Topic Chair:
Parag Deotare, University of Michigan, USA

Vice Chair:
Vinod Menon, City University of New York, USA

Special Symposium on Photonics for Climate Change Mitigation Adaptation

Topic Chair:
John Muth, North Carolina State University, USA

Vice Chair:
Can Bayram, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

Committee Members:
Jon Wierer, North Carolina State University, USA
Harlad Ade, North Carolina State University, USA
Sean Sheenan, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Greg Reiker, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Industry Day

Topic Co-Chairs:
Dalma Novak, Octane Wireless, USA
Daniel Renner, Freedom Photonics, USA

Committee Members:
Barbara Buades, Meet Optics, Spain
Aref Chowdhury, Nokia, USA
Matthew Posner, Excelitas Technologies, Canada
Cibby Pulikkaseril, Baraja, Australia
Patryk Urban, Wave General , Poland
Erin Young, Apple, USA