Invited Speakers

C1. Solid State, Fiber, and Other Laser Sources
  • Dr Alessia Pasquazi, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
    Presentation Title: Laser cavity-soliton microcombs: properties and perspectives
  • Professor David Spence, Macquarie University, Australia
    Presentation Title: Crystalline Raman lasers for single mode operation
  • Professor Zhigang Zhang, Beijing University, China
    Presentation Title: Recent progress in coherent pulse combination technologies
C2. Ultrafast and Nonlinear Phenomena
  • Dr Xin Gai, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SA
    Presentation Title: Highly nonlinear photonic devices for ultrafast signal processing
  • Professor Dr. Rachel Grange, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Presentation Title: Lithium Niobate and Other Quadratic Materials for Nanophotonic Devices
  • Professor Zhipei Sun, Aalto University, Finland
    Presentation Title: Nano-Materials for Quantum Nonlinear Photonics
C3. Infrared and Terahertz Technologies and Applications
  • Dr Hou-Tong Chen, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
    Presentation Title: Metasurfaces accomplish ultra-broadband optical polarization conversions
  • Dr Daniel M. Mittleman, School of Engineering at Brown University, USA
    Presentation Title: Low latency link discovery for terahertz wireless networks
  • Prof. Dr. Clara Saraceno, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
    Presentation Title: High-power THz sources based on ultrafast thin-disk lasers
  • Assistant Professor Yasuaki Monnai, Keio University, Japan
    Presentation Title: Terahertz Radar Based on Leaky-wave Coherence Tomography
C4. High Power, High Energy Lasers
  • Dr Mark Dubinskiy, US Army Research Labs, USA
    Presentation Title: Power scaling of Er-doped fluoride fiber laser at ~2.8 um: conventional and upconversion pumping
  • Dr Eiji Takahashi, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics, Japan
    Presentation Title: Multi-TW optical waveform synthesizer for gigawatt soft-x-ray isolated attosecond pulses
  • Dr Wenxue Li, East China Normal University, China 
    Presentation Title: Femtosecond Optical Frequency Combs and Dual-comb Spectroscopy
C5. Laser Processing and Innovative Applications
  • Professor Roberta Ramponi, IFN-CNR (CNR Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies) and Department of Physics, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    Presentation Title: Femtosecond Laser Micromachining: A powerful tool for Integrated Diamond Quantum Photonics and Sensing
  • Professor Keren Bergman, Columbia University, USA
    Presentation Title: Embedded Photonics for Energy Efficient Scalable Computing
  • A/Prof Mitsuhiro Terakawa, Keio University, Japan
    Presentation Title: Multiphoton photoreduction in hydrogel
C6. Optical and Photonic Metrology
  • Dr Guoqing Chang, Institute of Physics, CAS, China
    Presentation Title: Coherent microscopy driven by fiber-optic ultrafast source: new light choice
  • Dr Laura Sinclair, NIST, USA
    Presentation Title: Increasing the Range of Comb-Based Optical Time Transfer
  • Takuro Ideguchi, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Presentation Title: Advanced vibrational spectroscopy and microscopy
C7. Quantum Optics, Atomic Physics and Quantum Information
  • Professor Thomas Busch, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
    Presentation Title: Non-equilibrium dynamics in strongly correlated quantum gases
  • Associate Professor Jevon Longdell, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Presentation Title: Hybrid quantum systems using magnetically ordered rare earth ions
  • Associate Professor Atsushi Noguchi, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Presentation Title: Quantum manipulations with artificial radiation pressure in superconducting circuits
  • Dr Jacqueline Romero, University of Queensland, Australia
    Presentation Title: Adventures in Hilbert Space: Quantum Information Using the Shape of Light
C8. Micro and Nanophotonics, and Light Trapping
  • Professor Mikael Käll, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
    Presentation Title: Light-induced forces induced by and acting on resonant nanostructures
  • Professor Ruwen Peng, Nanjing University, China
    Presentation Title: From passive to active manipulation of the polarization states of light via metastructures
  • Professor Hongxing Xu, Wuhan University, China
    Presentation Title: Ultrasensitive optical spectroscopy of plasmonic nanocavity
C9. Optical Communication Systems and Networks
  • Professor Suresh Subramaniam, George Washington University, USA
    Presentation Title: The Evolution of Optical Data Center Network Architectures
  • Professor Christine Tremblay, École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada
    Presentation Title: Performance prediction of established lightpaths using machine learning and field data
  • Dr Junwen Zhang, Cable Labs, USA
    Presentation Title: Next-Generation High-speed Access Network for Emerging Services
C10. Optical Fiber and Waveguide Technologies
  • Professor Liang Dong, Clemson University, USA
    Presentation Title: All-solid photonic bandgap fibers in high-power fiber lasers
  • Professor Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Presentation Title: Functionalization of optical fibers at the nano/micron-scale: Pathway to novel and improved sensors
  • A/Prof Dawn Tan, Singapore University of Technology and Design
    Presentation Title: Advances in Nonlinear CMOS Photonics
  • Professor Yasuhiro Koike, Keio University Japan
    Presentation Title: Recent Progress of GI-POF towards 8K and 5G Era
C11. Semiconductor and Integrated Optical Devices
  • Professor Yeshaiahu Fainman, University of California San Diego, USA
    Presentation Title: Heterogeneously integrated on-chip nanolasers
  • Professor Nobuhiko Nishiyama, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Presentation Title: III-V/SOI lasers on heterogeneous photonic integration platform
  • Dr Winnie Ye, Carleton University, Canada
    Presentation Title: Silicon-based photonics for telecommunication and data communication
C12. Silicon Photonics
  • Associate Professor Amy Foster, Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Presentation Title: Heterogeneous nonlinear silicon photonics
  • Professor Graham Reed, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    Presentation Title: Large tunable refractive index changes in silicon enabling tunable photonic devices
  • Professor Hon-Ki Tsang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Presentation Title: Multimode silicon photonic devices for high capacity optical communications
C13. Optical Signal Processing
  • Dr Simon Gross, Macquarie University Australia
    Presentation Title: Applications of 3D waveguides in optical systems
  • Hoon Kim, KAIST, Korea
    Presentation Title: Beam control and tracking techniques for free-space optical communications
  • Leslie Rusch, Laval, Canada
    Presentation Title: Optical Signal Processing for Coherent Communications
C14. Advanced 2D Materials for Photonics and Energy
  • Professor Chunxiao Cong, Fudan University, China
    Presentation Title: Synthesis and optical properties of high quality two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides materials 
  • Professor Fengqiu Wang, Nanjing University, China
    Presentation Title: Probing and controlling the photocarrier dynamics in emerging low-dimensional materials
  • Professor Xiangping Li, Jinan University, China
    Presentation Title: Atomically thin 2D meta-optics
  • Associate Professor Gwan-Hyoung Lee, Seoul National University, South Korea
    Presentation Title: Modulation of exciton and trion in Light-emitting devices based on van der Waals heterostructures
C15. Biophotonics and Applications
  • Professor Katharina Gaus, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Presentation Title: Single Molecule Imaging of T Cell Receptor Signalling
  • Professor Xingde Li, Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Presentation Title: Ultralight Headmount Two-photon Camera for NeuroImaging on Freely Walking/Rotating Rodents
  • Dr Kevin Tsia, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong SAR
    Presentation Title: Multi-Scale Biological Imaging Using Infinity Mirror
C16. Plasmonics and Metamaterials
  • Professor Jean-Jacques Greffet, Universite Paris-Saclay, France
    Presentation Title: Tailoring Incandescence and Photoluminescence of Thermalized Ensembles of Emitters with Resonant Plasmonic Metasurfaces
  • Professor Natalia Litchinitser, Duke University, USA
    Presentation Title: Tailoring light-matter interactions in novel metastructures
  • Professor Dragomir Neshev, Australian National University, Australia
    Presentation Title: Dielectric metasurfaces for nonlinear frequency conversion
C17. Optical Sensors and Systems
  • Professor Andrea Armani, University of Southern California, USA
    Presentation Title: The Next Dimension of Detection: Biomechanical Analysis of Tissue using Optical Elastography
  • Professor Duncan Hand, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
    Presentation Title: Laser micro-processing of glass for flexible manufacture of optical sensors
  • Dr Michel Niewoudt, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Presentation Title: Raman Spectroscopic Methods for Characterizing the Age and Sex of Human Cortical Bone
C18. Imaging, Display, Storage Technologies and Solid State Lighting
  • Professor Seung-Yeol Lee, Kyungpook National University, Korea
    Presentation Title: Tunable optical Janus effect with liquid-permeable meta-film layers 
  • Professor Wen Qiao, Soochow University, China
    Presentation Title: Diffractive element based glasses-free 3D display
  • Professor Yasuhiro Takaki, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
    Presentation Title: Electronic holographic display using MEMS SLMs
C19. Microwave Photonics
  • Associate Professor Camille-Sophie Brès, EPFL, Switzerland
    Presentation Title: Exploiting soliton states of micro-resonator for reconfigurable microwave photonic filters
  • Dr Liwei Li, University of Sydney, Australia
    Presentation Title: High resolution sensing based on microwave photonics
  • Dr Franklyn Quinlan, NIST, USA
    Presentation Title: High Spectral Purity Microwave Photonics
  • Assistant Professor Xiangchuan Wang, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
    Presentation Title: GPS over fiber for high accuracy 3D baseline measurement
C20. Astrophotonics and Gravitational Wave Detection
  • Assistant Professor Keiko Kokeyama, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Presentation Title: KAGRA, the underground and cryogenic laser interferometer for gravitational wave detection
  • Dr Sarah Tedder, NASA, USA
    Presentation Title: Photonic Lanterns for Space to Ground Photon Counting Optical Communication
  • Dr Robert Ward, Australian National University, Australia
    Presentation Title: Astrophysics at the quantum limit: improving the sensitivity of gravitational wave detectors
AOS Prize Winners
  • Professor Chennupati Jagadish, Australian National University
    Presentation Title: Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronics Applications
  • Dr Jiawen Li, University of Adelaide
    Presentation Title: Co-located sensing and imaging via a single fibre 
  • Dr Ke Wang, RMIT University
    Presentation Title: Neural Networks and Spatial Domain Technologies in High-Speed Optical Wireless Communications
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