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

Gemma Bale, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
Andrea Curatolo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Pietro Ferraro, CNR-ISASI, Italy
Chulmin Joo, Yonsei University, South Korea
Chen Yang, Boston University, USA
Chao Zhou, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

Detection, Sensing, and Energy

Aaron Maxwell Andrews, TU Wien, Vienna
Colombo Bolognesi, ETHZ, Switzerland
Neil Na, Artilux Inc., Taiwan

Light Sources

Dominic Duffy, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Erik Freier, Ferdinand Braun Institut, Germany
Eric Liu, Quantum and Nanotechnologies Research Centre, National Research Council Canada, Canada
Roberto Morandotti, INRS-EMT, Canada
Chao Xiang, The Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Chao Zhao, Institute of Semiconductor, CAS, China

Materials, Foundries, and Fabrication

Giampiero Contestabile, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy
Lorenzo Faraone, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Tawfique Hasan, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Matthias Lauermann, Vanguard, Germany
Alan Wang, Oregon State University, USA
Winnie Ye, Carleton University, Canada
Shiyoshi Yokoyama, Kyushu University, Japan

Microwave Photonics and Vehicular Optics

Ghaya Baili, Thales, France
Guillermo Carpintero, UC3M, Spain
Mable Fok, University of Georgia, USA
Linh Nguyen, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia
Franklyn Quinlan, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
Chi Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Cheng Zhu, Luminar Technologies, USA

Nano Photonics, Plasmonics and Metamaterials

Ady Arie, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Humeyra Caglayan, Tampere University, Finland
Otto Muskens, Southampton University, United Kingdom
Esther Wertz, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States

Nonlinear Photonics and Novel Optical Phenomena

Sasan Fathpour, CREOL, University of Central Florida, USA
Mercedeh Khajavikan, USC, USA
Marcus Ossiander, University of Graz, Austria
Eiji Takahashi, RIKEN, Japan
John Travers, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland
Chiara Trovatello, Columbia University, USA

Optical AI and Computational Photonics

Hiroki Takesue, NTT, Japan
Francesca Parmigiani, Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK

Optical Communication and Networks

Martina Cappelletti, Padova University, Italy
Chi-Wai Chow, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Pratim Hazarika, Corning Inc, United Kingdom
Ruben Luis, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan
Danshi Wang, Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications, China

Optical Communication: Devices, Interconnects and Subsystems

Sijing Liang, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Katharine Schmidtke, Eribel Systems, USA
Fan Zhang, Peking University, China

Propagation, Spectroscopy, and Imaging

Birgitta Bernhardt, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Liang Gao, UCLA, USA
Matz Liebel, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Alireza Marandi, California Institute of Technology, USA
Keiichi Nakagawa, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Vahid Sandoghdar, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany
Renzo Vanna, CNR (Photonics and nanotechnologies institute of the National Research Council), Italy
Sixian You, MIT, USA

Quantum Photonics

Giacomo Corrielli, IFN CNR, Italy
Tracy Northup, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Leif Oxenlove, Danish Technical University, Denmark
Doris Reiter, Technical University of Dortmund, Germany

SPECIAL SYMPOSIA

Special Symposium on A Technology Roadmap for High Power Diode Laser Pumps for Large Laser Facilities: From Secondary Source Generation to Fusion

Paul Crump, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut(FBH), Germany
Stewart McDougall, Trumpf, USA
Takashi Sekine, Hamamatsu, Japan
Issa Tamer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA

Special Symposium on Heterogeneous Integration of UV to Visible Photonics for Emerging Applications

Anthony Choi, Hong Kong University, HK, China
Åsa Haglund, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Jung Han, Yale University, USA
Jeremy Witzens, RWTH, Germany

Special Symposium on AI/ML Integrated Optoelectronics - IPC JSTQE Featured Symposium

Steven Alleston, Open Light Photonics, USA
Filippo Ferraro, IMEC, Belgium
Peter Ossieur, IMEC, Belgium
Andre Richter, VPI Photonics, Europe