• Technical Conference:  16 – 20 October 2022
  • Science + Industry Showcase:   18 – 19 October 2022
  • Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center Rochester, New York, USA

2021 Invited Speakers

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  • Kenichi Shimada
    Hitachi Ltd, Japan
    Optics for Autonomous Driving Car
  • Steve Frisken
    Cylite, Australia
    Volume Acquisition of Optical Coherence Tomography: The New Frontier in 3D Imaging
  • Su Ping
    Tsinghua University, China
    Volume Holography in Solar Concentration
  • Amina Hussein
    University of Alberta, Canada
    Multi-milijoule Infrared Pulses from a Laser Wakefield Accelerator
  • Andrew Forbes
    University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
    Structured Light in Noise Channels
  • Mordechai Segev
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Spontaneous and Stimulated Emission in Photonic Time-crystals
  • Pascal Salieres
    Laboratory Interactions Dynamics and Las, France
    Attosecond Imaging of Resonant Photoemission Dynamics
  • Robert Boyd
    University of Ottawa, Canada
    Nonlinear Optical Processes in Epsilon-near-zero Materials
  • Tara Fortier
    National Inst of Standards & Technology, Canada
    Optical Frequency Combs for Precision Metrology of Atomic Clocks
  • Ying Lia Li
    University College London, UK
    Cavity Optomechanical Sensors and the Effect of Noise and Drift on Inertial Sensing
  • (Richard) Mark Stevenson
    Toshiba Corp, UK
    Quantum Light Emitting Diodes and their Applications
  • Alireza Marandi
    California Institute of Technology, USA
    Integrated Nonlinear Photonics: New Opportunities in the Nanometer and Femtosecond Scales
  • Avraham Gover
    Tel-Aviv University, Israel
    Quantum Electron-Optics - New Research Directions
  • Daniel Blumenthal
    University of California Santa Barbara, USA
    Ultra-narrow Linewidth Frequency Stabilized Photonic Integrated Lasers
  • David Miller
    Stanford University, USA
    The New Multimode Optics - Understanding and Exploiting Controllable Complexity
  • Gordon Keeler
    Defense Advanced Res Projects Agency, USA
    Optical Microsystem Technology Development at DARPA
  • Tin Komljenovic
    Nexus Photonics, USA
    Chip-scale Light Sources in Visible and Near-infrared
  • Yoshihisa Yamamoto
    NTT, Japan
    Entanglement, Quantum Discord and Noise Correlation in Coherent Ising Machines
  • Di Che
    Nokia Bell Labs, USA
    Advanced Digital Formats for Directly Modulated Lasers Beyond 200 Gb/s
  • Fatih Yaman
    NEC Laboratories America Inc, USA
    Guided Acoustic Brillouin Scattering Measurements in Communication Fibers
  • Jin-Xing Cai
    SubCom LLC, USA
    SDM, Power Efficiency and Current Submarine Systems
  • Olga Vassilieva
    Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., USA
    In Search of the Optimum Information Rate and Symbol Rate in PS-QAM Systems to Enable Highly Efficient Optical Transport Networks
  • Amy Foster
    Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Heterogeneous integration with SiNx
  • Hsuan-Tung Peng
    Princeton University, USA
    Spiking Neuron in a Photonic Integrated Circuit
  • Hui Hu
    Shandong University, China
    Lithium Niobate Thin Films for Integrated Photonics
  • Ivor Guiney
    Paragraf Limited, UK
    Industrial Development of Graphene
  • Joyce Poon
    Max-Planck-Inst fur Mikrostrukturphysik, Germany
    Silicon Photonics for the Visible Spectrum
  • Stefan Abel
    Lumiphase AG, Switzerland
    BTO-enhanced Silicon Photonics – a Scalable Platform with Ultra-efficient Optical Switches
  • Thomas Murphy
    University of Maryland at College Park, USA
    2D Plasmonics and THz Nonlinear Optics
  • Aydogan Ozcan
    University of California Los Angeles, USA
    Deep Learning-enabled Computational Microscopy and Sensing
  • Tilman Schmoll
    Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc, USA
    Widefield OCT Angiography for Ophthalmic Diagnostics
  • Xue Han
    Boston University, USA
    Voltage and Calcium Imaging of Neural Network Dynamics with Single Cell Resolution during Behavior
  • Hiroshi Yoshikawa
    Nihon University, Japan
    Interactive Generation of Full Color 4K Image Hologram
  • Jung-Ping Liu
    Feng Chia University, Taiwan
    Holographic Display by Computer-generated Binary Holograms
  • Ni Chen
    King Abdullah Univ of Sci & Technology, Saudi Arabia
    Computational 3D/4D Holographic Imaging
  • Pietro Ferraro
    Institute of Intelligent Systems CNR, Italy
    The Power of Holographic 3D Imaging in Flow-cytometry
  • Aaron Lindenberg
    Stanford University, USA
    Phase Dynamics in VO2 Devices via Operando Diffraction
  • Berardi Sensale-Rodriguez
    University of Utah, USA
    Title to be Announced
  • Christoph Lange
    Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
    Subcycle Nonlinearities of Light-matter Hybrid Modes in the Deep-strong Coupling Regime
  • Daniel Rolles
    Kansas State University, USA
    Molecules in Intense XFEL Fields
  • Hans Jakob Woerner
    ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    Attosecond Soft-X-ray Spectroscopy in the Gas and Liquid Phases
  • Hatice Altug
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
    Frontiers in Nanophotonics: Enabling Technology for Next-generation Biosensors
  • Jaime Rivas
    Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Broadband THz Near-field Microscopy of Resonant Metasurfaces
  • Jungsang Kim
    IonQ Inc, USA
    Trapped Ion Quantum Computing
  • Kai-Mei Fu
    University of Washington, USA
    Spin Coherence and Control of Shallow Donors in Bulk ZnO and Single ZnO Nanowires
  • Liuyan Zhao
    University of Michigan, USA
    Ultrafast Modulations and Detection of a Ferro-rotational Charge Density Wave Using Time-resolved Electric Quadrupole Second Harmonic Generation
  • Luca Argenti
    University of Central Florida, USA
    Autoionizing States in Attosecond Spectroscopy
  • Mackillo Kira
    University of Michigan, USA
    Momentum-comb Tomography of Many-body Processes in Solids
  • Masayoshi Tonouchi
    Osaka University, Japan
    Meta-atoms for Terahertz Microfluidic Chips
  • Nina Rohringer
    Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, Germany
    Momentum Resolved Measurements of XUV Polaritons by X-ray Parametric Down Conversion
  • Oren Cohen
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Title to be Announced
  • Peter Armitage
    Johns Hopkins University, USA
    2D-THz Spectroscopy of Marginal Fermi Glass
  • Prineha Narang
    Harvard University, USA
    Generalized Collective Mode Spectroscopy and Quantum Probes of Quantum Matter from a Theory Perspective
  • Shaul Mukamel
    University of California Irvine, USA
    Distinguishability and "which pathway" Information in Quantum Interferometric-Spectroscopy
  • Sophia Economou
    Virginia Tech, USA
    Title to be Announced
  • Akram Benmbarek
    AEye Inc., USA
    New Applications of Lidar in the Autonomous Industry
  • Amin Abbasi
    imec, Belgium
    Silicon Photonic Technologies for the Future of Autonomous Mobility
  • Chris Posch
    Teledyne FLIR, USA
    How Thermal Cameras Improve Automotive Automatic Emergency Braking Systems using RGBT and AI
  • Emil Kadlec
    Aurora, USA
    LiDAR, AV, Trucking Sensors
  • Emily Charlson
    Stanford University, USA
    Overview Talk on AR/VR, Optical Technologies and Autonomous Surgeries
  • Mark Draelos
    Duke University, USA
    Robotics for OCT-Guided Ophthalmic Surgery and Diagnostics
  • Martin Villiger
    Wellman Center for Photomedicine, USA
    Optical Technologies and Challenges for Catheter-based Robotic Interventions
  • Pierre DuPont
    Harvard University, USA
    Optics for Autonomous Transcatheter Interventions
  • Ross Uthoff
    Lumotive LLC, USA
    Spatial Light Modualors for Sensing
  • Achuta Kadambi
    University of California Los Angeles, USA
    On the Physics behind Computer Vision
  • Adrian Stern
    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    Optical Firewall for Defending Deep Neural Networks from Adversarial Attacks
  • Alexandra Boltasseva
    Purdue University, USA
    Advancing Photonic Design and Quantum Measurements with Machine Learning
  • David Brady
    University of Arizona, USA
    Neural Processing for Array Cameras
  • Giovanni Volpe
    Goteborgs Universitet, Sweden
    DeepTrack 2.0: A Framework for Deep Learning for Microscopy
  • Gordon Wetzstein
    Stanford University, USA
    Deep Optics
  • Katie Bouman
    California Institute of Technology, USA
    Beyond the First Portrait of a Black Hole
  • Laura Waller
    University of California Berkeley, USA
    End-to-end Learning for Computational Microscopy
  • Luat Vuong
    University of California Riverside, USA
    Reduce Computational Complexity! Inspiration from Flies
  • Marin Soljacic
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    Novel Deep Learning Techniques for Photonics
  • Peyman Milanfar
    Google Research, USA
    Denoising as a Building Block: Theory and Applications
  • Shanhui Fan
    Stanford University, USA
    Optical Computing in Synthetic Dimensions
  • Sixian You
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    Real-time Optical Biopsy via Machine Learning and Nonlinear Optical Microscopy
  • Xin Yuan
    Westlake University, China
    Deep Learning for Snapshot Compressive Imaging
  • Yair Rivenson
    Pictor Labs, USA
    Virtual Biomarkers for Next Generation Pathology
  • Anastasios Angelopoulos
    University of California Berkeley, USA
    Event-based, Near-eye Gaze Tracking beyond 10,000 Hz
  • Anat Levin
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Title to be Announced
  • Andrzej Kaczorowski
    VividQ, UK
    Advances in Real-time Computer-Generated Holography for Augmented Reality Applications
  • Barmak Heshmat
    Title to be Announced
  • Boris Greenberg
    EyeWay Vision, Israel
    Title to be Announced
  • Changwon Jang
    Facebook Reality Labs Research, USA
    Freeform Holographic Optical Elements for VR/AR Applications
  • Chiara Giordano
    Tobii AB, Sweden
    What Do Eye Tracking Metrics Tell Us? Common Pitfalls in Measuring and Comparing Trackers Performance
  • Daniel Smalley
    Brigham Young University, USA
    Optical Trap Displays: Considerations for Augmented Reality
  • Eero Peltohaka
    OptoFidelity Ltd, Finland
    Testing of Head-mounted Displays for Medical Applications
  • Emrah Bostan
    AMS Technologies AG, USA
    Title to be Announced
  • Hakan Urey
    Koç University, Turkey
    Computational Holographic Display Based Vision Simulator for Cataracts
  • Jannick Rolland
    University of Rochester, USA
    AR Technology Drives the Emergence of the Metaform
  • Kaan Aksit
    University College London, UK
    Beaming Displays
  • Katharina Krösl
    VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung, Austria
    Simulating Vision Impairments in XR
  • Nathan Matsuda
    Facebook Reality Labs, USA
    Reverse Passthrough VR
  • Nicolas Pégard
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Dynamic Computer Generated Holography for Virtual Reality Displays
  • Paul Christie
    Liti Holographics, USA
    Launch of the First Desktop 3D Hologram Printer
  • Sriram Subramanian
    University College London, UK
    Computational Acoustic Wavefront Manipulation for Multimodal Displays
  • Suyeon Choi
    Stanford University, USA
    Enabling Next-generation Holographic Displays with Artificial Intelligence
  • Tobias Ritschel
    University College London, UK
    Title to be Announced