Invited Speakers

The Invited Speakers listed below will share their innovative technical contributions and applications throughout the conference, addressing some of the most complex technologies in the photonics field.

TOPICS

Biophotonics and Medical Optics

Shwetadwip Chowdhury, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Roarke Horstmeyer, Duke University, USA
Seung Ah Lee, Yonsei University, Korea
Jinyang Liang, Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Canada
Yang Liu, University of Pittsburg, USA
Nicolas Pegard, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Lu Wei, Caltech, USA

Detection, Sensing, and Energy

Joe Campbell, University of Virginia, USA
Siamak Forouhar, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), USA
Willie Padilla, Duke University, USA

Light Sources

Lin Chang, Peking University, China
Fredric Grillot, Télécom Paris, France
Huiyun Liu, University College London, United Kingdom
Shinji Matsuo, NTT, Japan

Materials, Foundries, and Fabrication

Brian Corbett, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
Tatsurou Hiraki, NTT, Japan
Erik Norberg, Juniper Networks, USA
Changgyun Shin, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc., South Korea
Shankar Selvaraja, Indian Institute of Science, India

Microwave Photonics and Vehicular Optics

John Bowers, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Matt Eichenfield, Sandia Lab, USA
Eric Kittlaus, NASA – JPL, USA
Junqiu Liu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Marko Loncar, Harvard University, USA
Johann Riemensberger, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Chris G. H. Roeloffzen, LioniX International BV, Netherlands
Elaine Wong, University of Melbourne, Australia

Nano Photonics, Plasmonics and Metamaterials

Audrey Bowden, Vanderbilt University, USA
Steffen Michaelis de Vasconcellas, WWU Munster, Germany
Maiken Mikkelsen, Duke University, USA
Jaime Gomez Rivas, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands
Christina Jorg, Penn State University, USA
Cheng Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Nonlinear Photonics and Novel Optical Phenomena

Yanne Chembo, University of Maryland, USA
Pascal Del’Haye, Max Planck, Germany
Ryan Hamerly, MIT, USA
Amy Foster, Johns Hopkins, USA
Christina Jorg, Penn State University, USA
Pavlos G. Lagoudakis, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia
Francois Legare, INRS, Canada
Agostino Marinelli, SLAC, Stanford University, USA
Scott Papp, NIST, USA

Optical AI and Computational Photonics

Hamed Dalir, Optelligence, USA
Ayogan Ozcan, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Guy Van der Sande, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Chee Wei Wong, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Ben Yoo, University of California, Davis, USA
Nathan Youngblood, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Optical Communication and Networks

Colm Browning, Dublin City University, Ireland
Chris Cole, II-VI, USA
Filipe Ferreira, University College London, United Kingdom
Vincent Houtsma, ​Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Qian Hu, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany
Siddharth Varughese, Infinera, USA

Optical Communication: Devices, Interconnects and Subsystems

Frederic Gardes, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Philip Ji, NEC Laboratories America, USA
Kunimasa Saitoh, Hokkaido University, Japan
Yikai Su, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Chi Xiong, IBM, USA

Propagation, Spectroscopy, and Imaging

Esther Baumann, NIST, USA
Tyler Cocker, Michigan State University, USA
Christina Hofer, MPQ, Germany
Nazanin Hoghooghi, University of Colorado, USA
Sebastian ‘Nino’ Karpf, University of Lübeck, Germany
Jaime Ortega Arroyo, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Eric Potma, University of California, Irvine, USA

Quantum Photonics

Ryan Camacho, Brigham Young University, USA
Sebastian Ecker, IQOQI Vienna, Austria
Kin Chung Fong, Raytheon BBN, USA
Amr Helmy, University of Toronto, Canada
Gregory Howland, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Daniel Oblak, University of Calgary, Canada
Pete Shadbolt, PsiQuantum, USA
Ben Sussman, University of Ottawa, Canada
Zachary Vernon, Xanadu, Canada

SPECIAL SYMPOSIA

Special Symposium on Advances in Neurophotonics

Irving Bigio, Boston University, USA
Joy Hirsch, Yale University, USA
Ikbal Sencan, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Special Symposium on Opto Excitonic Devices

Andres Castellanos-Gomez, Materials Science Institute of Madrid, Spain
Weibo Gao, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Libai Huang, Purdue University, USA
Mo Li, University of Washington, USA
Zetian Mi, University of Michigan, USA
Xiaodong Xu, University of Washington, USA

Special Symposium on Photonics for Climate Change Mitigation Adaptation

Brendan O’Connor, NCSU, USA
Bhavin Shastri, Queen’s University, USA
Mark Stephen, NASA, USA