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.

TECHNOLOGIES

Nanophotonics (NANO)

Trisha Andrews, UMass Amherst, USA
Andrei Faraon, Caltech, USA
Juejun Hu, MIT, USA
Andras Kis, EPFL, Switzerland
David Snoke, University of Pittsburg, USA
Ajit Srivastava, Emory University, USA
Yuebing Zheng, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Optical Micro / Nano Resonators and Devices (OMND)

Gaurav Bahl, University of Illinois, USA
Alexander Gaeta, Columbia University, USA
Siddhartha Ghosh, Northeastern University, USA
Simon Gröblacher, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Stefania Sciara, INRS-EMT, Canada
Kartik Srinivasan, NIST, USA
Yun-Feng Xiao, Peking University, China

Semiconductor Lasers and Sources (SLS)

Paul Crump, Ferdinand Braun Institute, Germany
Steve DenBaars, UCSB, USA
Gadi Eisenstein, Technion,  Israel
Takuro Fujii, NTT-Device Technology Lab, Japan
Lynford Goddard, UIUC, USA
Jung Han, Yale University, USA
Maki Kushimoto, Nagoya University, Japan
Chien-Chung Lin, Institute of Photonic System National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Zetian Mi , University of Michigan, USA
Yasutomo Ota, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Qijie Wang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Photodetectors, Sensors and Systems (PSS)

Baile Chen, ShanghaiTech University, China
Sanjay Krishna, Ohio State University, USA
Stefan Lischke, IHP Frankfurt, Germany
Shouleh Nikzad, JPL, USA
Gunther Roelkens, Ghent University, Belgium
Peter Schall, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ashok Sood, Magnolia Optical Technologies, USA
Jin-wei Shi, Taiwan National Central University, Taiwan

Nonlinear and Ultrafast Optics (NLUO)

Sergio Carbajo, Standford University, USA
Rachael Grange, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Michel Piché, Laval University, Canada
Reza Safaei, INRS Varennes, Canada
Frank Wise, Cornell University, US

Photonic Materials, Processes, Integration and Packaging (PPIP)

Andrea Alù, The City College of New York, USA
Lukas Chrostowski, University of British Columbia, Canada
Chaoran Huang, Princeton University, USA
Goran Mashanovich, University of Southampton, UK
Niels Quack, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

APPLICATIONS

Optical Communications and Networks (OCN)

Uiara Celine de Moura, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Rongqing Hui, University of Kansas, USA
Koichi Maeda, Furukawa Electric, Japan
Chigo Okonkwo, TuE, Netherlands
Michael Vasilyev, University of Texas, Arlington, USA
Olga Vassilieva, Fujitsu Network Communications, USA

Optical Fiber Technology (OFT)

Joel Carpenter, University of Queensland, Australia
Zhixin Liu, University College Londo, UK
Mikael Mazur, Chalmers, Sweden
Angela Seddon, Nottingham University, UK
Robert Shepherd, Cornell University, USA
Natalie Wheeler, ORC Southampton, UK

Optical Interconnects (OI)

Di Che, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Qixiang Cheng, Cambridge University, UK
Daoxin Dai, Zhejiang University, China
Po Dong, II-VI Incorporated, USA
Azita Emami, Caltech Electrical Engineering, USA
Joaquin Faneca, National Centre of Microelectronics in Barcelona, Spain
Mark Filer, Microsoft, USA
Periklis Petropoulos, University of Southampton, UK
Jeff Rahn, Facebook, USA
Graham Reed, Southampton University, UK
Matt Traverso, Cisco, USA

Quantum Photonic Information Technologies (QPIT)

Marco Barbieri, Università Roma Tre, Italy
Xiao-Hui Bao, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Maria Chekhova, Max Planck Institute, Germany
Linran Fan, University of Arizona, USA
Yuping Huang, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
Marcus Huber, IQOQI Vienna, Austria
Paul Kwiat, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Kartik Srinivasan, NIST, USA

Microwave Photonics - Avionics and Vehicular Fiber-Optics & Photonics (MWP-AVFOP)

Ivana Gasulla, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Bryan Haas, Naval Research Laboratory, USA
Charles Kryzak, Alion, USA
Keith Williams, Naval Research Laboratory, USA

Biophotonics and Optics (BIPO)

Alexandre Aubry, Institut Langevin, France
Xudong Fan, University of Michigan, USA
Shu Jia, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Francisco Robles, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, USA
Judith Su, University of Arizona, USA

SPECIAL SYMPOSIA

Special Symposium on Deep Tissue Imaging and Quantum Sensing (SS DT-QS)

Yaron Bromberg, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Ivan Burenkov, NIST, USA
Yumie Ono, Meiji University, Japan
Rakesh K. Singh, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), India
John Sunwoo, Harvard Medical School, USA
Lei Tian, Boston University, USA

Special Symposia on Machine Learning and Photonics (SS on MLP)

Thomas Ferreira de Lima, Princeton University, USA
Rajesh Menon, University of Utah, USA
Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA, USA
Fatih Yaman, NEC Laboratories America, INC., USA

Special Symposium on Ultrafast Mid-infrared Laser Sources and Applications (SS UMLSA)

Jens Biegert, ICFO, Spain
Zenghu Chang, University of Central Florida, USA
Stuart Jackson, Macquarie University, Australia
Jens Limpert, Institute of Applied Physics – University of Jena, Germany
Fedor Potemkin, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia