Emerging Opportunities in Photonics Research

30 Sep 2018
13:00 - 15:00
Grand Ballroom

Emerging Opportunities in Photonics Research

This session features presentations by program managers from government funding agencies to discuss their vision for future photonics research, which is followed by a panel-based and moderated discussion on the emerging opportunities and grand challenges of photonics research, development, and commercialization. This session involves strong audience participation to discuss the emerging themes in photonic-based sciences and technologies with significant societal benefit.

Session Chairs:

  • Mario Dagenais, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
  • Zetian Mi, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA


  • Dominique Dagenais, NSF, USA
  • Michael Gerhold, Army Research Office, USA
  • Claire Cramer, DOE Office of Science, USA