2019 Organizing Committee

GENERAL Co-CHAIR

Nikola Alic, University of California, San Diego

GENERAL Co-CHAIR

Carmen Menoni, Colorado State University

PROGRAM CHAIR

Zetian Mi, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Christina Lim, The University of Melbourne

MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Zetian Mi, University of Michigan

BIOPHOTONICS

Topic Chair – Martin Villiger, Harvard Medical School

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

DISPLAYS AND LIGHTING

Topic Chair – Nicolas Laurand, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Topic Co-Chair –  Sean Garner, Corning

Daniel Feezell, University of New Mexico
Handong Sun, Nanyang Technological University
Siddha Pumputkar, Lehigh University
Yajie Dong, University Central Florida

HIGH POWER/INTENSITY SOURCES

Topic Chair – François Légaré, INRS
Gil Porat, University of Alberta
Michael Chini, University of Central Florida
Jiro Itatani, University of Tokyo

MICROWAVE PHOTONICS

Topic Chair – Meredith Hutchinson NRL
Richard DeSalvo, Harris
Maurizio Burla, ETH
Stavros Iezekiel, University of Cyprus
Jean Kalkavage, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
Hoon Kim, KAIST
William Loh, MIT Lincoln Labs
Thas A Nirmalathas, University of Melbourne
Pascale Nouchi, Thales
Atsushi Kanno, NICT

NANOPHOTONICS

Topic Chair – Vinod Menon City College & Grad Center – CUNY
Paul Barclay Calgary
Alex Khanikaev City College & Grad Center – CUNY
Rajesh Menon University of Utah
N. Asger Mortensen Southern Denmark Univ
Junsuk Rho POSTECH
Shumin Xiao Harbin
Lan Yang Washington Univ
Parag Deotare University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

NON-LINEAR AND ULTRAFAST OPTICS

Topic Chair – Majid Ebrahim-Zadeh, ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
Jens Biegert, ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
Giulio Cerullo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Flavio Cruz , Unicamp, Brazil
Benjamin Eggleton, University of Sydney, Australia
Alireza Morandi, Caltech, USA
Chris Phillips, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Goutam Samanta, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India
Clara Saraceno Ruhr, University, Bochum, Germany
Peter Schunemann, BAE Systems, Nashau, USA
Zhipei Sun, Aalto University, Helsinki, Denmark

OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS

Topic Chair – Hussam Batshon, SubCom
Topic Co-Chair – Gabriella Bosc,o Politecnico di Torino
Takehiro Tsuritani, KDDI Research
Benjamin Puttnam, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Alan Lau, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Takashi Inoue, AIST
Lidia Galdino, University College of London
Eduardo Temprana, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego
Youichi Akasaka, Fujitsu laboratories of America

OPTICAL FIBER TECHNOLOGY

Topic Chair – Giovanni Milione NEC Labs America
Oleg Sinkin, TE Subcom
Thien An Nguyen, Corning, Inc.
Hao Huang, Lumentum
Kevin Chen, University of Pittsburgh
Jian Wang Huazhong, University of Science and Technology
Rodrigo Amezcua, Correa University of Central Florida, The College of Optics & Photonics
Moshe Tur, Tel Aviv University
Fontaine Nicolas, Nokia Bell Labs
Francesca Parmigiani, Microsoft Research Lab

OPTICAL INTERCONNECTS

Topic Chair – Judson Ryckman, Clemson University
Shuren Hu, Global Foundries
Jonathan Doylend, Intel
Frederic Gardes, University of Southampton
Chi Xiong, IBM
Amy Foster, Johns Hopkins
Abdul Yurt, Imec

OPTICAL MICRO / NANO RESONATORS AND DEVICES

Topic Chair – Michael (Misha) Sumetsky Aston University
Mercedeh Khajavikhan, University of Central Florida
William Loh, Lincoln Labs at MIT
Andrey Matsko, OEwaves
Xuewen Shu Huazhong, University of Science and Technology
Siddharth Tallur, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Andrei Fotiadi, University of Mons
Antonio Hurtado, University of Strathclyde

OPTICAL NETWORKS AND SYSTEMS

Topic Chair – Ioannis Roudas Montana State University

PHOTONIC INTEGRATION AND PACKAGING

Topic Chair – Shamsul Arafin, The Ohio State University
Topic Co-Chair – Di Liang, Hewlett Packard Labs
Shigehisa Tanaka, Oclaro
Sasa Ristic, McGill University
Robert Halir, Universidad de Málaga
Pei-Cheng Ku, University of Michigan
Stephane Bernabe, CEA, Leti
Koji Takeda, NTT Device Technology Labs
Goran Mashanovich, University of Southampton
Patrick Dumais, Huawei Canada Research Centre
Jason T. Y. Liow, Institute of Microelectronics

PHOTONIC MATERIALS AND METAMATERIALS

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

PHOTODETECTORS, SENSORS, SYSTEMS AND IMAGING

Topic Chair – Christoph Grein University of Illinois at Chicago
Dennis Prather University of Delaware
Yong Zhang University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Srini Krishnamurthy SRI International
Nicola D’Ascenzo Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Topic Co-Chair –  Andrew Sarangan University of Dayton
Sarath Gunapala Jet Propulsion Lab
Joe Campbell University of Virginia

SEMICONDUCTOR LASERS

Topic Chair – Nelson Tansu, Lehigh University

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