Invited Speakers

Below is the list of Invited Speakers who represent the topics approved by proposal. The Invited Speakers will share their innovative technical contributions and applications throughout the conference, addressing some of the most complex technologies in the photonics field.

Biophotonics (BIO)

Anjul Loiacono, Thorlabs
Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA
Min Guo, National Institute of Biomedical imaging and Bioengineering
Frank Vollmer, University of Exeter
James Schuck, Columbia University
Emilia Entcheva, George Washington University

Displays and Lighting (DISL)

Debashis Chanda, University of Central Florida
Hoi Wai (Anthony) Choi, University of Hong-Kong
Lih Lin, University of Washington

High Power / Intensity Sources (HPIS)

Ryoichi Hajima, National Institutes of Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Ingmar Hartl, DESY
Alfred Leitenstorfer, University of Konstanz
Thomas Metzger, Trumpf Scientific Laser
Oleg Pronin, Max Planck Institute Quantum Optics
Giulio Vampa, Stanford

Microwave Photonics (MWP)

Guillermo Carpintero, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Afshin Daryoush, Drexel
Motoharu Matsuura, University of Electro-Communications
Chathurika Ranaweera, University of Melbourne

Nanophotonics (NANO)

Hui Cao, Yale, USA
Debasish Chanda, UCF, USA
Cris Giebink, Penn State, USA
Karen Grutter, NIST, USA
Arka Majumdar, University of Washington, USA
Gabriele Grosso, CUNY ASRC

Non-Linear and Ultrafast Optics (NLUO)

Camille Sophie Bres, EPFL, LausanneDaniele Brida, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Goery Genty, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Paulina Kuo, NIST/Gaithersburg, USA
Marko Loncar, Harvard, USA
Sergey Popov, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
Hong Tang, Yale, USA
Daniele Brida, University of Luxembourg

Optical Communications (OC)

Kazuhiko Aikawa, Fujikura, Japan
Harald Haas, University of Edinburgh, UK
Joseph Kahn, Stanford University, USA
Frank Kschischang, University of Toronto, Canada
Milen Paskov, TE Subcom, USA
Shigehiro Takasaka, Furukawa Electric, Japan
Hidenori Takahashi, KDDI Research, Inc.
Cristian Antonelli, University of L’Aquila

Optical Fiber Technology (OFT)

Daniel Nolan, Corning, Inc.
Paul Ohodnicki, U.S. Department of Energy
Siddarth Ramachandran, Boston University
Leslie Rusch, Universite Laval

Optical Interconnects (OI)

Argishti Melikyan, Bell Labs, USA
Nikos Pleros, Thessaloniki University, Greece
Aaron Zilkie, Rockley Photonics, USA
Jonathan Doylend

Optical Micro / Nano Resonators and Devices (OMND)

Andrea Alu, CUNY, USA
Pavel Cheben, NRC, Canada
Kerry Vahala, Caltech, USA
Shanhui Fan, Stanford University, USA
Dmitry Skryabin, University of Bath, UK
Stefan Wabnitz, University of Brescia, Italy
Fabrice Raineri, CNRS, University of Paris, France
Alfredo De Rossi, Thales, France
Sylvian Combrie, Thales

Optical Networks and Systems (ONS)

Colm Browning, Dublin City University, Ireland
Andrey Kobyakov, Corning, USA
Georg Rademacher, NICT, Japan
Manos Varvarigos, Monash University, Australia

Photonic Integration and Packaging (PIP)

Jose Capmany, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
Bhavin J. Shastri, Princeton University
Gunther Roelkens, Ghent University

Photonic Materials and Metamaterials (PMM)

Harish Bhaskaran, Oxford
Joe Campbell, University of Virginia
Mark Fox Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Sheffield

Photodetectors, Sensors, Systems and Imaging (PSSI)

Nibir Dhar, Army Night Vision and Sensors Directorate, USA
Chennupati Jagadish, Austrailian National University, Australia
Juerg Leuthold, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Richard Pimpinella, Episensors, USA
Christopher Schuetz, Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc., USA
Qingguo Xie, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Quantum Photonics Technology (QPT)

Jungsang Kim, Duke University, USA
Shayan Mookherjea, UCSD, USA
William Munro, NTT Basic Research, Japan
Nicholas Peters, ORNL, USA
Andrew Weiner, Purdue University, USA

Semiconductor Lasers (SL)

Paul Morton, Morton Photonics
Satoshi Kamiyama, Meijo University, Japan
Mercedeh Khajavikhan, University of Central Florida, USA
Tobias Kippenberg, EPFL, Swiss
Chee-Keong Tan, Clarkson University, USA
Milan Mashanovitch, Freedom Photonics, USA
Benedikt Schwarz, TU Vienna and Harvard University, USA
Benjamin Williams, University of California – Los Angeles, USA
Dirk Boumeister, UCSB and Leiden University
Zlatko Sitar, North Carolina State University