2019 Organizing Committee

GENERAL Co-CHAIR

Nikola Alic
University of California, San Diego, USA

GENERAL Co-CHAIR

Carmen Menoni
Colorado State University, USA

PROGRAM CHAIR

Zetian Mi
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Christina Lim
The University of Melbourne, AUS

Topic Committees

Biophotonics (BIO)

Topic Chair:
Martin Villiger, Harvard Medical School, USA

Committee Members:
Caroline Boudoux, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada
Nicolas Le Thomas, University of Ghent, Belgium
Peter Munro, University College London, UK
Giuliano Scarcelli, University of Maryland, USA
Holger Schmitt, UC Santa Cruz, USA
Christopher Contag, Michigan State University, USA
Lan Yang, Washington University, USA
Srivallesha Mallidi, Tufts University, USA
Jiawen Li, University of Adelaide, Australia
Dongkyun Kang, University of Arizona, USA
Brian Applegate, Texas A&M University, USA
Jung-Hoon Park, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Displays and Lighting (DISL)

Topic Chair:
Nicolas Laurand, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

Topic Co-Chair:
Sean Garner, Corning, USA

Committee Members:
Daniel Feezell, University of New Mexico, USA
Handong Sun, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Siddha Pumputkar, Lehigh University, USA
Yajie Dong, University Central Florida, USA

High Power / Intensity Sources (HPIS)

Topic Chair:
François Légaré, INRS, Canada

Committee Members:
Gil Porat, University of Alberta, Canada
Michael Chini, University of Central Florida, USA
Jiro Itatani, University of Tokyo, Japan

Microwave Photonics (MWP)

Topic Chair:
Meredith Hutchinson, NRL, USA

Committee Members:
Richard DeSalvo, Harris, USA
Maurizio Burla, ETH, Switzerland
Stavros Iezekiel, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Jean Kalkavage, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, USA
Hoon Kim, KAIST, Korea
William Loh, MIT Lincoln Labs, USA
Thas A. Nirmalathas, University of Melbourne, Australia
Pascale Nouchi, Thales, France
Atsushi Kanno, NICT, Japan

Nanophotonics (NANO)

Topic Chair:
Vinod Menon, City College & Grad Center – CUNY, USA

Committee Members:
Paul Barclay, Calgary, Canada
Alex Khanikaev, City College & Grad Center – CUNY, USA
Rajesh Menon, University of Utah, USA
N. Asger Mortensen, Southern Denmark University, Denmark
Junsuk Rho, POSTECH, Korea
Shumin Xiao, Harbin, China
Lan Yang, Washington University, USA
Parag Deotare, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Non-Linear and Ultrafast Optics (NLUO)

Topic Chair:
Majid Ebrahim-Zadeh, ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain

Committee Members:
Jens Biegert, ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
Giulio Cerullo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Flavio Cruz, Unicamp, Brazil
Benjamin Eggleton, University of Sydney, Australia
Alireza Morandi, Caltech, USA
Chris Phillips, ETH, Switzerland
Goutam Samanta, Physical Research Laboratory, India
Clara Saraceno, Ruhr University, Germany
Peter Schunemann, BAE Systems, USA
Zhipei Sun, Aalto University, Denmark

Optical Communications (OC)

Topic Chair:
Hussam Batshon, SubCom, USA

Topic Co-Chair:
Gabriella Bosco, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Committee Members:
Takehiro Tsuritani, KDDI Research, Japan
Benjamin Puttnam, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Alan Lau, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Takashi Inoue, AIST, Japan
Lidia Galdino, University College of London, UK
Eduardo Temprana, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego, USA
Youichi Akasaka, Fujitsu laboratories of America, USA

Optical Fiber Technology (OFT)

Topic Chair:
Giovanni Milione, NEC Labs America, USA

Committee Members:
Oleg Sinkin, TE Subcom, USA
Thien An Nguyen, Corning, Inc., USA
Hao Huang, Lumentum, USA
Kevin Chen, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Jian Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Rodrigo Amezcua Correa, University of Central Florida, The College of Optics & Photonics, USA
Moshe Tur, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Fontaine Nicolas, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Francesca Parmigiani, Microsoft Research Lab, UK

Optical Interconnects (OI)

Topic Chair:
Judson Ryckman, Clemson University, USA

Committee Members:
Shuren Hu, Global Foundries, USA
Jonathan Doylend, Intel, USA
Frederic Gardes, University of Southampton, UK
Chi Xiong, IBM, USA
Amy Foster, Johns Hopkins, USA
Abdul Yurt, Imec, Belgium, USA

Optical Micro / Nano Resonators and Devices (OMND)

Topic Chair:
Michael (Misha) Sumetsky, Aston University, UK

Committee Members:
Mercedeh Khajavikhan, University of Central Florida, USA
William Loh, Lincoln Labs at MIT, USA
Andrey Matsko, OEwaves, USA
Xuewen Shu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Siddharth Tallur, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Andrei Fotiadi, University of Mons, Belgium
Antonio Hurtado, University of Strathclyde, UK

Optical Networks and Systems (ONS)

Topic Chair:
Ioannis Roudas, Montana State University, USA

Committee Members:
Georgios Ellinas, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Xin Jiang, The City University of New York, USA
Fatima Cristina Garcia Gunning, University College Cork, Ireland
Nitin Goel, Facebook, USA
Jie Pan, Nokia, USA

Photonic Integration and Packaging (PIP)

Topic Chairs:
Shamsul Arafin, The Ohio State University, USA

Topic Co-Chair:
Di Liang, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA

Committee Members:
Shigehisa Tanaka, Oclaro, Japan
Sasa Ristic, McGill University, Canada
Robert Halir, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Pei-Cheng Ku, University of Michigan, USA
Stephane Bernabe, CEA, Leti, France
Koji Takeda, NTT Device Technology Labs, Japan
Goran Mashanovich, University of Southampton, UK
Patrick Dumais, Huawei Canada Research Centre, Canada
Jason T. Y. Liow, Institute of Microelectronics, Singapore

Photonic Materials and Metamaterials (PMM)

Topic Chair:
Minjoo (Larry) Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Photodetectors, Sensors, Systems and Imaging (PSSI)

Topic Chair:
Christoph Grein, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Topic Co-Chair:
Andrew, Sarangan, University of Dayton, USA

Committee Members:
Dennis Prather, University of Delaware, USA
Yong Zhang, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Srini Krishnamurthy, SRI International, USA
Nicola D’Ascenzo, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Sarath Gunapala, Jet Propulsion Lab, USA
Joe Campbell, University of Virginia, USA

Quantum Photonics Technology (QPT)

Topic Chair:
Michael (Misha) Brodsky, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, USA

Committee Members:
Yoon-Ho Kim, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
Joseph Lukens, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Brian Smith, University of Oregon, USA
Sergey Polyakov, NIST, USA
Mahdi Hosseini, Purdue University, USA
Michael Fanto, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
Xiongfeng Ma, Tsinghua University, China
Saikat Guha, University of Arizona, USA

Semiconductor Lasers (SL)

Topic Chair:
Nelson Tansu, Lehigh University, USA

Committee Members:
Mikhail Belkin, University of Texas at Austin, USA
John Bowers, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Jerome Faist, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Sven Hoefling, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Luke Mawst, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Yoshiaki Nakano, University of Tokyo, Japan
Johann Peter Reithmaier, University of Kassel, Germany
Tetsuya Takeuchi, Meijo University, Japan
Eric Tournie, University of Montpellier, France
Petter Westbergh, Finisar, USA
Lan Yang, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Jing Zhang, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Hagen Zimer, TRUMPF Photonics, USA

Special Symposium on Low Dimensional and Nanostructured Photonics (SS LDNP)

Topic Chair:
Michael Gerhold

Special Symposium on Space Photonics (SS SP)

Topic Chair:
Rui Yang

Committee Members:
David Ting, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Ryan Briggs, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Sachidananda Babu, NASA, USA

Special Symposium on Micro LED (SS ML)

Topic Chair:
Nicolas Laurand

Committee Members:
Sean Garner, Corning, USA
Daniel Feezell, University of New Mexico, USA
Handong Sun, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Siddha Pumputkar, Lehigh University, USA
Yajie Dong, University Central Florida, USA