Editorial Board

Editorial Board Members 

Xiaoyi Bao

Physics Department, University of Ottawa
FRSC, FOSA, FSPIE
Email: xbao@uottawa.ca

Xiaoyi Bao is the Canada Research Chair professor (Tier I) in Fiber Optics and Photonics in the Physics Department, University of Ottawa, Canada. Her research interests range from study of nonlinear effects in fibers to make distributed fiber sensors for various physical parameters, random fiber lasers, to realize optical logic gates for optical signal processing, fabrication of nano- and micro-fibers using hybrid fibers for sensors and lasers, as well as high resolution optical spectrometer, and instrumentations. Dr. Bao has published over 250 refereed journal and 210 conference proceeding papers, 9 book chapters, and 6 IPs/patents from her group have been transferred to industries. She is a fellow of Royal Society of Canada (RSC), OSA and SPIE. She has received following awards and honors since 2010: honorary Doctor Degree from the University of Lethbridge (Canada) in 2015, the Canadian Association of Physics (CAP) Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Industrial and Applied Physics (2013); CAP-INO Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Photonics (2010). She has served as the Topic Editor for Optics Letters (2011-2014) and Applied Optics (2005-2008), Guest editor for IEEE JLT special issue “Fiber Optics Sensors” in 2012, Associate Editor for Photonics Sensors (2011-2014), and Editorial board member for International Journal of Optics (2008-2011).

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Tarik Bourouina

ESIEE Paris, ESYCOM-Lab, Université Paris-Est, France
Email: tarik.bourouina@esiee.fr

Tarik Bourouina was born in 1967. He holds a Master of Science (Physics), a Master of Engineering (Electronics), the Ph.D. degree (1991), and the Habilitation Degree (2000) from Université Paris-Sud, Orsay. Since 1988, his entire research career was devoted to the field of MEMS and Lab-On-Chip micro-instrumentation. He started research at ESIEE Paris in 1988 among the pioneers in MEMS-based silicon microphones, which he extended to acoustic-based gyroscopes. He had several significant contributions in the area of optical MEMS and micro-photonics, among which the smallest MEMS-based FTIR Optical Spectrometer, jointly developed with Si-Ware-System and Hamamatsu Photonics, which was awarded best product of the year of Japan in 2013 and the 2014 Prism award on photonics innovation in 2014. Dr. Bourouina was also actively involved in the development of several companies launched by his former students and colleagues from ESIEE Paris, which include Si-Ware Systems, Fluidion, Memscap and MEMS-Schlumberger.

Dr. Bourouina took several academic positions in France and in Japan, at the Université Paris-Sud Orsay, at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and at The University of Tokyo. Since 2008, he is the representative of Université Paris-Est in the international research network on Nano and Micro Systems (NAMIS), gathering research groups from 12 universities http://namis.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/.

Dr. Bourouina is now full Professor at ESIEE Paris, Université Paris-Est since 2002, appointed as Dean for Research in 2012 and Deputy Director of the ESYCOM Laboratory since 2009. His current interests include optofluidics and analytical chemistry on-chip, seeking new opportunities for MEMS in the areas of Sustainable Environment and Smart-Cities. He is the Co-Laureate of the French Excellence Grant for Large Equipments (EquipEx ‘Sense-City’), gathering researchers from ESIEE Paris, IFSTTAR, CSTB and Ecole Polytechnique. http://www.esiee.fr/en/research/major-fields/sustainable-city

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Kin Seng Chiang

Chair Professor of Electronic Engineering
Department of Electronic Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Web: http://www.ee.cityu.edu.hk/~kschiang/

Prof. Chiang received the B.E. (Hon.I) and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 1982 and 1986, respectively.

In 1986, he spent six months with the Department of Mathematics, Australian Defense Force Academy, Canberra, Australia. From 1986 to 1993, he was with the Division of Applied Physics, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Sydney, Australia. From 1992 to 1993, he worked concurrently for the Optical Fibre Technology Centre, University of Sydney. In August 1993, he joined the Department of Electronic Engineering of City University of Hong Kong, where he is a Chair Professor. From 2007 to 2010, he was concurrently a Chang Jiang Chair Professor of the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. He has published over 400 papers on optical fiber/waveguide theory and modeling, fiber/waveguide characterization, fiber/waveguide devices, optical fiber sensors, and nonlinear guided-wave optics.

Prof. Chiang is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and a member of the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) and the Australian Optical Society. From 1987 to 1988, he received a Japanese Government research award and spent six months at the Electrotechnical Laboratory, Tsukuba City, Japan. In 2000, he received a Croucher Award from the Croucher Foundation. He is an Associate Editor of several international journals, including IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, International Journal of Optics, Photonic Sensors, and Light: Science & Applications, and a member of the Advisory Board of Optics Communications.

Research interest/expertise:
Modern optical fiber and waveguide technology, including optical fiber and waveguide theory, passive and active optical devices, optical sensors, characterization of optical fibers and waveguides, nonlinear guided-wave optics, and optical communications.

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Daping Chu

Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics
University of Cambridge, UK
Email: dpc31@cam.ac.uk
Web: http://www-g.eng.cam.ac.uk/photonics_sensors/

Professor Daping Chu holds the BSc and MSc degrees in physics from Nanjing University and PhD degree from University of Warwick. He worked in the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, from 1986-1991 and University of Warwick from 1991-1998. He moved to Cambridge University in 1998 and jointed the Epson Cambridge Laboratory of Epson in 1999 where he was the Executive Researcher until 2007. Afterwards, he returned to Cambridge University to be the Chairman of CAPE (Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics) and Head of Photonics and Sensors Group in Cambridge University Engineering Department. Current research interests include space light modulation and phase-only holography for future displays and optical communications, high brightness trans reflective displays, laminated electro-active foils for solar shading and smart facade, printable/wearable electronics, high frequency tuneable dielectrics for GHz/THz applications, and development of low costs manufacturing processes.

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Wolfgang Freude

Wolfgang Freude received the Dipl.-Ing. (M.S.E.E.) and the Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.E.E.) degrees in Electrical Engineering in 1969 and 1975 from the University of Karls-ruhe. He is Professor at the Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics, a Member of the Network of Excellent Retired Scientists, and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). His research activities are in the area of optical and wireless high-data rate transmission, high-density integrat-ed-optics with a focus on silicon photonics, photonic crystals and semiconductor optical amplifiers, and in the field of low-energy opto-electronic devices and pro-tocols for optical access networks.

He has authored and co-authored more than 280 papers, co-authored a book enti-tled "Optical Communications" (Berlin, Springer-Verlag 1991-2005, in German), and authored or co-authored the following five book chapters: "Multimode Fibres" (Handbook of Optical Communications, Berlin, Springer-Verlag 2002, in German), "Microwave Modelling of Photonic Crystals" (Photonic Crystals - Advances in Design, Fabrication, and Characterization, Berlin, Wiley-VCH 2004), "Linear Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers" (Fibre Optic Communication - Key Devices, Berlin, Springer-Verlag 2012), "Last-Mile Technologies: New WDM Access Proposals, Devices and Experiments" (Lasers and Electro-Optics Research and Technology, Nova Science Publishers 2013), and "Optical OFDM and Nyquist Multiplexing" (Optical Fiber Telecommunications VI B. Systems and Networks, Amsterdam, Elsevier 2013).

Prof. Freude is an Honorary Doctor of the Kharkov National University of Radioelectronics, Kharkov, Ukraine, and a member of VDE/ITG, IEEE, and OSA. Among others, he serves in the Technical Pro-gramme Committee "Photonic Networks and Devices" (OSA Advanced Photonics Congress, since 2013), and was Member and Chair of the Subcommittee "Micro- and Nano-Photonic Devices" for CLEO 2011-2013. Until 2010 he was Vice Chair of the IEEE Germany Photonics Society Chapter.

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Harald Giessen

Harald Giessen graduated from Kaiserslautern University with a diploma in Physics and obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. in Optical Sciences from the University of Arizona in 1995. After a postdoc at the Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart he moved to Marburg as assistant professor. From 2001-2004, he was associate professor at the University of Bonn. Since 2005, he is full professor and holds the Chair for Ultrafast Nanooptics in the Department of Physics at the University of Stuttgart. He is also co-chair of the Stuttgart Center of Photonics Engineering, SCoPE. He was guest researcher at the University of Cambridge, and guest professor at the University of Innsbruck and the University of Sydney, at A*Star, Singapore, as well as at Beijing University of Technology. He is associated researcher at the Center for Disruptive Photonic Technologies at Nanyang Technical University, Singapore. He received an ERC Advanced Grant in 2012 for his work on complex nanoplasmonics. He is on the advisory board of the journals "Advanced Optical Materials", "Nanophotonics: The Journal", and "ACS Photonics". He is a topical editor for ultrafast nanooptics, plasmonics, and ultrafast lasers and pulse generation of the journal "Light: Science and Applications of Springer Nature. He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America.

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Tom Gregorkiewicz

Van der Waals- Zeeman Institute,
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
E-mail: t.gregorkiewicz@uva.nl
Website: http://www.science.uva.nl/research/elecmat/index.html

Tom Gregorkiewicz received his MSc degree in experimental physics from the Warsaw University. Following that he joined the Institute of Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences where in 1980 he earned his PhD investigation of implantation defects in silicon. His further work concentrated on magnetic resonance and optical spectroscopy of impurities in semiconductors. In 1989 he joined the faculty at the University of Amsterdam where since 2003 he holds the chair of Optoelectronic Materials. He is also professor on personal title by nomination of the President of the Republic of Poland, and a visiting professor of the Osaka University. His current scientific interests concern optical properties of semiconductor nanostructures with an eye on possible applications in optoelectronics, photonics and photovoltaics. The primary focus of his work is on optical spectroscopy of nanostructured silicon.

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Min Gu

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia
E-mail: min.gu@rmit.edu.au

Professor Min Gu, is Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT University). He was awarded the Laureate Fellowship of the Australian Research Council.In 2009, he was appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Research Collaboration). He is an elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. In 2011, he was awarded the most prestigious W. H. (Beattie) Steel Medal of the Australian Optical Society to recognise his strong and sustained record of authority, enterprise and innovation in the field of optics.

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Minghui Hong

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
National University of Singapore (NUS)
E-mail: elehmh@nus.edu.sg
Web: www.ece.nus.edu.sg/laserlab

Prof. Minghui Hong, received his B.S. & M.S. from Xiamen Univ., China and M.Eng. & PhD from NUS. His research interest includes Optical Engineering, Laser Micro-processing and Nano-engineering. He has co-authored 10 book chapters, 24 patents granted, and 350+ scientific papers and 50+ plenary/keynote/invited talks in international conferences. He is a member of organizing committees for Laser Precision Micromachining International Conference (2001~2017), International Symposium of Functional Materials (2005, 2007 and 2014), Chair of International Workshop of Plasmonics and Applications in Nanotechnologies (2006), Chair of Conference on Laser Ablation (2009) and Chair of Asia-Pacific Near-field Optics Conference (2013). Prof. Hong is also invited to serve as an Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports, Associate Editor of Science China, Editor of Laser Micro/nanoengineering, Guest Editor of Applied Physics A and Industrial Laser Users. Prof. Hong is Fellow of Optical Society of America (OSA), Fellow of International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), and Fellow of International Academy of Photonics and Laser Engineering (IAPLE).

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Chennupati Jagadish

FAA, FTSE, FTWAS
Research School of Physics and Engineering
The Australian National University
Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
Email: c.jagadish@ieee.org
Web: http://physics.anu.edu.au/people/profile.php?ID=106

Professor Jagadish is an Australian Laureate Fellow, Distinguished Professor and Head of Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Nanotechnology Group in the Research School of Physics and Engineering, Australian National University. He is also serving as Vice-President and Secretary Physical Science of the Australian Academy of Science and Vice President (Finance and Administration) of IEEE Photonics Society. Prof. Jagadish is an Editor/Associate editor of 7 Journals, 3 book series and serves on editorial boards of 17 other journals. He has published more than 800 research papers (530 journal papers), holds 5 US patents, co-authored a book, co-edited 5 books and edited 12 conference proceedings and 14 special issues of Journals. He won the 2000 IEEE Millennium Medal and received Distinguished Lecturer awards from IEEE NTC, IEEE LEOS and IEEE EDS. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, IEEE, APS, MRS, OSA, AVS, ECS, SPIE, AAAS, IoP (UK), IET (UK), IoN (UK), EMA and the AIP. He received Peter Baume Award from the ANU in 2006, the Quantum Device Award from ISCS in 2010, IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Service Award in 2010, IEEE Nanotechnology Council Distinguished Service Award in 2011, Electronics and Photonics Division Award of the Electrochemical Society in 2012 and Boas Medal from the Australian Institute of Physics in 2013.

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Xiangqian Jane Jiang

EPSRC Centre in Advanced Metrology,
University of Huddersfield, UK
Email: x.jiang@hud.ac.uk

Professor Jane Jiang holds a UK Royal Academy of Engineering/Renishaw Chair in Precision Metrology. Jane is the Director of the EPSRC National Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology. She obtained her PhD in measurement science in 1995, a Professorial Chair in 2003, a DSc for precision metrology in 2007.
Jane's research includes: development of mathematical models and algorithms for surface metrology and optical metrology, including numerical analysis, filtration, parametric characterization and standardization. She works on new generation optical techniques for autonomous measurement, including optical interferometry, spectral interferometry and optical chip interferometry as well as deflectometry technologies.
Jane has published more than 330 papers; author/co-authored/edited 16 books, journal special issues and conference proceedings on measurement science and instrumentation. Jane is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FReng), a Fellow of Collège International pour la Recherche en Productique (FCIRP) and the Institute of Engineering Technology (FIET). She was awarded a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award in 2006 and the Sir Harold Hartley Medal in 2014.

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Diaa Khalil

Diaa Khalil obtained his Ph.D. degree in Optoelectronics, from the INPG (Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble) France in 1993. From 1993, he joined the Electronics and Communication Eng. ECE Dept. in the Faculty of Eng., Ain Shams University FE_ASU as a permenant staff. From Jan. 1998 to May 2000, he joined the LCIS (Laboratoire de Conception et d'Integration des Systèmes), at the INPG, as an invited Professor. From 2000 to 2004 he joined MEMSCAP as a head of the Optical MEMS group in MEMSCAP Egypt. Since 2004, he is a Professor in the ECE Dept., in the FE_ASU, and since November 2015, he is the chairman of this Dept.
He worked as a consultant for many international companies in integrated Optics and Optical MEMS. From 2004 to 2007 he worked as a Technical Consultant for Mentor Graphics Egypt, responsible for building a team working in the Design to Silicon D2S Engineering with emphasis on the optical and technology modelling of the photolithography process including the Resolution Enhancement Techniques RET and Optical Proximity Corrections OPC. From 2007 he joined Si-ware Systems as a CTO of the MEMS division where he is currently leading a team for the development of the smallest MEMS FTIR spectrometer, a product that has been launched in the market and got the Prism Award in the Photonics West conference in 2014.
Prof. Diaa Khalil is a member in the SPIE, and a senior member in the OSA and IEEE. He is a holder of Egyptian state prize in engineering sciences in 1998, and Selected as one of the pioneers in the field of engineering by the Marquise Who's Who in Science and Engineering, in its 10th Anniversary Edition in 2007. He is a member in the National Radio Science Committee NRSC and the ITU (International Telecommunication Union) committee, in the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology ASRT in Egypt and the head of commission D in the national URSI committee. From 2004 to 2008, he was the Editorial Manager of the Scientific Bulletin of the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University.
Prof. Diaa Khalil is an inventor of about 13 granted patents and more than 10 other patent applications. He is author and co-author of more than 230 publications in international journals and conferences.

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A.M.J. Koonen

Chair of Electro-Optical Communication (ECO) Group
Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands
Fellow of Bell Labs, IEEE, and OSA
Email: a.m.j.koonen@tue.nl

A.M.J. (Ton) Koonen graduated from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) cum laude in Electrical Engineering in 1979. He subsequently worked more than 20 years in industrial research (in Philips' Telecommunicatie Industrie, AT&T Network Systems, and in Lucent Bell Laboratories) on high-speed transmission systems and optical fiber systems for hybrid access networks, from 1987 as technical manager. He was a part-time professor in Twente University from 1991 to 2000. Since 2001, he is a full-time professor in TU/e, and since 2004 the chairman of the Electro-Optical Communication Systems (ECO) group in the department Electrical Engineering, part of the COBRA institute. Since Sep. 1, 2012, he is vice-dean of the department Electrical Engineering of TU/e, appointed to overlook EE's research activities. In May 2014, he was appointed as Distinguished Guest Professor at Hunan University, Changsha, China. He participated in many projects funded by the European Commission (EC), from the RACE program up to the FP7 program; amongst others he initiated and led projects in dynamically reconfigurable optical access networks, fiber-wireless networks and label-controlled optical packet-switched networks in the FP4 - FP6 programs. In FP7, he led activities in the projects ALPHA, BONE, POF-PLUS, and MODE-GAP. He also started and led a number of nationally funded projects in these fields. He is a frequent reviewer of EC projects, and was chairman of Panel PE7A for the European Research Council's Advanced Grant program, and a member of several Dutch R&D program committees. His current research interests are in access and in-building fiber network techniques, including multimode fiber networks and radio-over-fiber systems, advanced optical multiplexing schemes (e.g. mode multiplexing), and optical wireless communication. He has (co-)authored more than 650 papers on optical fiber communication, and holds 5 US patents (+1 pending), and 1 Dutch patent. Prof. Ton Koonen is a Lucent Bell Labs Fellow (1998), IEEE Fellow (2007), and OSA Fellow (2013). He also is a 2011 recipient of an Advanced Investigator Grant of the European Research Council.

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Byoungho Lee

School of Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University
Gwanak-Gu Gwanakro 1, Seoul 151-744, Korea
Tel: +82 2 880 7245
Fax: +82 2 873 9953
Email: byoungho@snu.ac.kr
Web: http://oeqelab.snu.ac.kr

Academic Profile

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley (1993)
  • M.S./B.S. in Electronics Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea (1989/1987)

Professional Experience

  • From Sep. 1994 to present, Faculty, School of Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University. Currently, a full professor
  • Visiting Professor experiences at Stanford Univ. (USA), Univ. of California at Santa Barbara (USA), University of New South Wales (Australia), Swinburne Univ. of Tech. (Australia), Univ. of Connecticut (USA), Warsaw Univ. of Tech. (Poland)

Other Activities

  • Jan. 2009 ~ present, Strategic Planning Committee, OSA
  • Jan. 2012 ~ present, Chair, Members and Education Services (MES) Council, OSA
  • Jan. 2011 ~ present, Chair, Holography and Diffractive Optics Technical Group, OSA
  • Jan. 2012 ~ present, Steering Committee, CLEO Pacific Rim
  • Currently, Director of Academic Affairs, Optical Society of Korea
  • Currently, Director of Academic Affairs, Korean Information Display Society
  • Currently, Associate Editor, Journal of the Society for Information Display (SID)
  • Currently, Associate Editor, Journal of Information Display
  • Jan. 2007 ~ Dec.2008, Director-at-Large (Board of Directors), OSA
  • Jan. 2007 ~ Dec.2008, Award Committee of Board of Directors, OSA
  • July 2005 ~ July 2011, Topical Editor, Applied Optics
  • Jan. 2011 ~ Dec. 2011, Program Co-Chair, CLEO Pacific Rim 2011
  • Jan. 2009 ~ Dec. 2009, Tate Medal Committee, American Institute of Physics
  • 2007 ~ 2009, General Co-Chair/Chair, OSA Topical Meeting on Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Imaging
  • April 2003 ~ March 2006, Oversea Editor, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics
  • 2009 ~ 2011, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Optical Society of Korea
  • Nov. 2004, General Co-Chair, Holography, Diffractive Optics, and Applications II, Photonics Asia, SPIE (Beijing, China)

Honor & Awards

  • Member, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (2012)
  • Fellow of SPIE (2002)
  • Fellow of OSA (2005)
  • Scientist of the Month Award of Korea (Sep. 2009)
  • Academic Award, Optical Society of Korea (2006)
  • Designation as a National Research Laboratory (1999)
  • Designation as a National Creative Research Initiative Center (Active Plasmonics) (2007)

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Lin Li

Professor Lin Li is a Professor of Laser Engineering and Director of Laser Processing Research Centre at The University of Manchester. He has served as the President of Laser Institute of America (LIA, 2016), President of International Academy of Photonics and Laser Engineering (IAPLE, 2013-2015), and President of Association of Laser Users (AILU – 2017-2019).  He is an elected Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, Laser Institute of America, International Academy of Production Engineering and Institute of Engineering and Technology. He received Arthur Charles Main Award from the Institute of Mechanical Engineers in 2001 for work in laser based nuclear decommissioning technology. He received the Sir Frank Whittle Medal from the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2013 for his outstanding and sustained achievements in engineering innovations in manufacturing that has led to worldwide commercial applications. In 2014 he received Wolfson Research Merit Award from the Royal Society for his research on laser nano-fabrication and nano-imaging, and received the Distinguished Achievement Medal as the Researcher of the Year, The University of Manchester in 2014. He received BSc degree in electrical engineering from Dalian University of Technology in 1982 and a PhD degree from Imperial College London in 1989 in Laser Engineering.  During 1988-1994 he worked at Liverpool University (UK) as a postdoctoral fellow and since 1994 he has been academic staff at UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology). In 2000 he was promoted to a full professor.

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Xingde Li

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Email: xingde@jhu.edu
Web: www.bme.jhu.edu/people/primary.php?id=915
Group Website: http://bit.bme.jhu.edu

Dr Xingde Li received his PhD degree in Physics and Astronomy from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998, and is now a full professor of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University. His research interest/expertise centers on Biomedical Photonics technology development and applications. He has been chairing many national and international conference sessions and conferences such as the recent Gordon Research Conference on Laser in Biomedicine 2012, OSA Biomedical Optics Topical Meetings 2012, and Photonics Asia 2012 etc.. In addition, Dr Li also served as the Chair of the Emerging Technologies Committee of IEEE - EMBS Society between 2006-2010. He is currently serving on the editorial board of several international journals in the area of biomedical photonics including the Journal of Biomedical Optics (SPIE), Biomedical Optics Express (OSA), and the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering etc... He is a Fellow of OSA, SPIE and AIMBE.

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Yongfeng Lu

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Lott Distinguished Professor, SPIE Fellow, LIA Fellow, OSA Fellow
Email: ylu2@unl.edu

Dr Yongfeng Lu is currently the Lott Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). He received his bachelor degree from Tsinghua University (China) in 1984 and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Osaka University (Japan) in 1988 and 1991, all in electrical engineering. From 1991 to 2002, he was a faculty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at National University of Singapore. He joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at UNL in 2002. He has more than 25 years of experience in processing and characterization of micro/nanostructured materials. His group has research projects funded by NSF, AFOSR, ONR, DTRA, DOE, DOT, NCESR, NRI, private companies, and foundations, with research expenditures over $25 million in the past a few years. His research has led to a number of commercialization and product developments. Dr. Lu has authored or co-authored over 300 journal papers and 350 conference papers. He served as the President of the Laser Institute of America (LIA) in 2014. He has been elected to SPIE fellow, LIA fellow, OSA fellow, and IAPLE. He has also served as chair and general chair for major international conferences in the field including the general congress chair for the International Congress of Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics in 2007 and 2008, and general co-chair for LASE in Photonics West 2014-2017. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Schawlow Award of LIA in 2016.

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Qingming Luo

Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST)

Qingming Luo is the Executive Deputy Director of Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO) and vice president of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China. He received his bachelor’s degree in Technical Physics at Xidian University, Xi’an, China in 1986. He received M.Sc. degree in Optics and Ph.D degree in Physical Electronics and Optoelectronics at HUST in 1989 and 1993, respectively. He joined HUST as a lecturer in 1993 and then named as associate professor in 1995. He made a Postdoctoral Research Associate with Prof. Britton Chance at University of Pennsylvania in 1995-1997. He rejoined HUST and founded the Britton Chance Center for Biomedical Photonics in 1997. He was named the Cheung Kong Professor of Biomedical Photonics by the Ministry of Education of China in 1999 and received the National Science Fund for Distinguished Your Scholars of China in 2000. He holds 60 patents and has co-authored more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed journal, including Science, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Communications, PNAS, Optics Letters, Optics Express and Journal of Biomedical Optics, with an h-index of 40 according to Google Scholars. He is a Fellow of SPIE, IET and OSA.

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Hervé Maillotte

Hervé Maillotte is a CNRS research director and, since 2006, he has been Head of Optics Research Department and member of the management committee of FEMTO-ST Institute, one of the biggest French academic research lab in Engineering Sciences (http://www.femto-st.fr/en/). In 1990, he received the Ph.D. degree in Optics & Photonics from Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France, for a work on interferometric spatio-temporal control of stimulated Brillouin and Raman scattering in bulk third-order nonlinear media. In 1991, he joined the Laboratoire d’Optique P.M. Duffieux, Besançon, as a CNRS Researcher, where he initiated research on parametric amplification in optical fibres. He has also launched several other subjects in the fields of nonlinear guided or self-guided wave optics, like spatial soliton dynamics and soliton arrays in Kerr and photorefractive media, third-order nonlinear organic materials and Z-scan measurements, supercontinuum generation in conventional and microstructure fibers, and more recently optoacoustics in microstructure fibers. He has authored or co-authored more than 160 international publications, holds 2 European patents, and was awarded the “Gold Photon 2005” of OPTO fair along with a small French company for the development of a compact supercontinuum source. From 1997 to 2005, he has led the Nonlinear Optics Group of Optics Department at FEMTO-ST Institute. He has served in various scientific and organization committees of national and international conferences and summer schools and has been Scientific Coordinator of more than 20 national and international research contracts or cooperation programs. He also has served as Scientific Advisor or Evaluator in various funding, prospective, and evaluation bodies at national and international levels. He is currently holding several editorial positions in academic journals.

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Andries Meijerink

Prof. Dr. Andries Meijerink
Professor of Solid State Chemistry, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-30-2532202
E-mail: a.meijerink@uu.nl

Professor Andries Meijerink (1963) received his degree in Chemistry and his PhD degree (both Cum Laude) from Utrecht University, after which he joined the University of Wisconsin in Madison as a post-doctoral fellow. At the age of 32 he was appointed at the chair of Solid State Chemistry in the Debye Institute of the Utrecht University where he leads an active research group that focuses on the optical spectroscopy of lanthanide ions in solids and of nanocrystalline semiconductor quantum dots. In the field of lanthanide ions his work involves fundamental research on finding new concepts (e.g. downconversion) also related to applications in solar cells, LEDs and scintillators. The research on nanocrystalline quantum dots is aimed at unraveling the influence of quantum confinement and surface effects on the electronic structure of quantum dots through optical spectroscopy and using the quantum dots as labels in bio-imaging. The research has resulted in over 300 publications and 10 patents. The work is highly cited (H-index 62).

For his research Andries Meijerink has received national and international recognition, including prestigious awards like the DSM Award for Chemistry and Technology (1989), the Shell Incentive Award (1995), the Gold Medal of the Royal Dutch Chemical Society (1999) and the Centennial Award for Luminescence and Display Materials from the Electrochemical Society (2002). He is currently chairman of the International Conference of Luminescence. In 2009 he was elected into the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW).

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Ben Murdin

Professor Ben Murdin graduated in Physics with Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge and then went to Heriot-Watt University for an MSc and PhD during which he developed an interest in using short pulses of light to investigate the motion of electrons in semiconductors, which are important materials for almost all modern electronic and display devices. He performed some of the very first experiments on very short time-scales in the region of the spectrum called the far-infrared (between infrared and radio waves), using an early version of the most powerful laser available, called a Free Electron Laser. Following his PhD he won a European Union Marie Curie Fellowship to go to the Netherlands, and joined the University of Surrey in 1996. He became Associate Dean for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, but after 8 years he decided to go back to the laboratory, obtaining what was then the biggest single research grant in the UK physics portfolio to develop new quantum technologies. In 2012 Ben was awarded the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award for the work (one out of about 10 per year across all sciences), and he has now set up a new joint terahertz science laboratory with the National Physical Laboratory to push forwards the barriers of silicon quantum technology. Ben heads up Surrey's Photonics and Quantum Sciences group as well as the Physics Department's Equality and Diversity Committee.

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Aydogan Ozcan

Dr. Aydogan Ozcan received his Ph.D. degree at Stanford University Electrical Engineering Department. After a short post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University, he was appointed as a research faculty at Harvard Medical School, Wellman Center for Photomedicine in 2006. Dr. Ozcan joined UCLA in 2007 and he is currently the Chancellor’s Professor at UCLA and an HHMI Professor with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, leading the Bio- and Nano-Photonics Laboratory at UCLA Electrical Engineering and Bioengineering Departments, and is also the Associate Director of the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA.

Dr. Ozcan holds 36 issued patents and more than 20 pending patent applications for his inventions in telemedicine, mobile health, nanoscopy, wide-field imaging, lensless imaging, nonlinear optics, fiber optics, and optical coherence tomography. Dr. Ozcan gave more than 40 plenary/keynote talks and 300+ invited talks and is also the author of one book, the co-author of more than 500 peer reviewed publications in major scientific journals and conferences. In addition, Dr. Ozcan is the founder and a member of the Board of Directors of Holomic/Cellmic LLC, which was named a Technology Pioneer by The World Economic Forum in 2015.

Prof. Ozcan received several major awards including the 2011 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), which is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Dr. Ozcan received this prestigious award for developing innovative optical technologies and signal processing approaches that have the potential to make a significant impact in biological science and medicine; addressing public health needs in less developed countries; and service to the optical science community including mentoring and support for underserved minority undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Ozcan also received the 2015 UCLA Postdoctoral Scholars Mentoring Award for his commitment to training and mentoring of postdoctoral researchers. In addition, Dr. Ozcan received the inaugural Rahmi M. Koc Science Medal, the International Commission for Optics (ICO) Prize, the inaugural SPIE BioPhotonics Technology Innovator Award, the Army Research Office (ARO) Young Investigator Award, SPIE Early Career Achievement Award, NSF CAREER Award, NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award, the IEEE Photonics Society Young Investigator Award and the MIT’s Technology Review TR35 Award for his seminal contributions to near-field and on-chip imaging, and telemedicine based diagnostics.

Prof. Ozcan is also the recipient of the 2016 IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer Award, 2013 and 2015 Microscopy Today Innovation Awards, 2012 Popular Science Brilliant 10 Award, 2012 National Academy of Engineering (NAE) The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Award, 2011 Innovators Challenge Award presented by the Rockefeller Foundation and mHealth Alliance, the 2010 National Geographic Emerging Explorer Award, the 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Award, the 2010 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award, the 2010 Netexplorateur Award given by the Netexplorateur Observatory & Forum in France, the 2010 PopTech Science and Public Leaders Fellowship, the 2009 and 2016 Wireless Innovation Award organized by the Vodafone Americas Foundation as well as the 2008 Okawa Foundation Award, given by the Okawa Foundation in Japan.

Prof. Ozcan was selected as one of the top 10 innovators by the U.S. Department of State, USAID, NASA, and NIKE as part of the LAUNCH: Health Forum organized in 2010. He also received the 2012 World Technology Award on Health and Medicine, which is presented by the World Technology Network in association with TIME, CNN, AAAS, Science, Technology Review, Fortune, Kurzweil and Accelerosity.

Dr. Ozcan is elected Fellow of SPIE, OSA, IEEE, AIMBE, RSC and the Guggenheim Foundation, and is a Lifetime Member of AAAS, SPIE and OSA.   

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Daniel Razansky

University and ETH Zurich
Institute for Biomedical Engineering
Wolfgang-Pauli-Str. 27
8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Group Website: http://www.razanskylab.org/

Daniel Razansky is Full Professor of Biomedical Imaging with double appointment at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich (UZH) and Department of Information Technologies and Electrical Engineering, ETH Zurich, where he also serves as Director of the joint Animal Imaging Center of the ETH and UZH. He earned PhD in Biomedical Engineering and MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. After a short postdoctoral fellowship in bio-optics at the Harvard Medical School in 2006-2007, he was the Director of Multi-Scale Functional and Molecular Imaging Lab and Professor of Molecular Imaging Engineering at the Helmholtz Center and Technical University of Munich. Prof. Razansky’s Lab pioneered a number of imaging technologies successfully commercialized worldwide, among them the multi-spectral optoacoustic tomography (MSOT) and hybrid optoacoustic ultrasound (OPUS). He has authored over 200 peer-review journal articles and holds 15 patented inventions in bio-imaging and sensing.  He delivered more than 150 invited, keynote and plenary lectures worldwide. Prof. Razansky’s research has been recognized by the German Innovation Prize and multiple awards from the ERC, NIH, DFG and HFSP. He is a co-founding Editor of the Photoacoustics journal and serves on Editorial Boards of a number of journals published by Elsevier, IEEE and AAPM. He is an elected Council Member of the European Society for Molecular Imaging (ESMI), serves on the IEEE Technical Committee on Biomedical Imaging and Image Processing and has chaired numerous international conferences of the OSA, WMIS, ESMI and IFMBE. He is also an elected Fellow of the OSA and SPIE.

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Manijeh Razeghi

Manijeh Razeghi is Walter P. Murphy Professor and Director Center for Quantum Devices, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University. She is a pioneer in the area of III-V compound semiconductors and optoelectronic devices from the deep ultraviolet to the far infrared spectral bands, including in particular InP and GaAs based semiconductors and devices, which were at the heart of the optical fiber telecommunication revolution of the late 20th Century and the rise of the information age. She is fellow of IEC, APS, IEEE, IOP, OSA, SPIE, SWE, MRS and other professional society associations. She has authored and co-authored more than 1000 papers, ~700 plenary, keynote and invited conference presentations, 18 books and 31 book chapters. She was granted more than 55 patents and more than 20 in pending. She is chair and organizing committee of many international conferences. She also serves as associate editor or editorial board member of many academic journals, such as Applied Physics A, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Journal of Nanotechnology.

Her degrees, experience, awards and honors are as follows,

Degrees:

  • 1980 Docteur d'etat es Sciences Physiques, Universite de Paris, France
  • 1977 Docteur 3eme Cycle, Solid State Physics, Universite de Paris, France
  • 1976 DEA, Science des Materiaux, Universite de Paris, France

Academic and Industrial Experience:

  • 1993-present Adjunct Professor, Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona
  • 1991-present Walter P. Murphy Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Director, Center for Quantum Devices, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • 1986-1991 Head, Exploratory Materials Lab, Thomson-CSF, Orsay, France
  • 1986 Invited Professor, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, MI
  • 1985-1991 Visting Professor, Ecole Polytechnique, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1981-1985 Senior Research Scientist, Thomson-CSF, Orsay, France

Awards and Honors:

  • Elected Lifetime Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - 2017
  • Jan Czochralski Gold Medal - 2016
  • IBM Faculty Award - 2013
  • Elected Lifetime Fellow of Materials Rearch Society (MRS) - 2008
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - 2005
  • Elected Fellow of Institute of Physics (IOP) - 2005
  • Elected Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) - 2004
  • Elected Fellow of Optical Society of America (OSA) - 2004
  • R.F. Bunshah Award from Intal Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films - 2004
  • Photonics West Optoelectronics 2004 Symposium Best Paper Award - 2004
  • Elected Fellow of Optical Society of America( OSA) - 2003
  • Nominated for Northwestern University McCormick Teacher of the Year Award - 2003
  • Elected Fellow of International Engineering Consortium (IEC) - 2003
  • Elected Fellow of Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)- 2000
  • Photonics West Optoelectronics 1998 Symposium Best Paper Award - 1998
  • Elected Fellow of Society of Women Engineers - 1995
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Achievement Award - 1995
  • IBM Europe Science and Technology Prize - 1987
  • Numerous Best Paper Awards

 Expert from united nation to telebras-Brazil and many others.

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Chang-Pu Sun

Beijing Computational Science Research Center,
No. 3 He-Qing Road, Hai-Dian District, Beijing 100084, China
Phone: +86-10-82687033,
Fax: +86-10-82687022
Email: cpsun@csrc.ac.cn; sunchangpu@gmail.com
Web: http://www.csrc.ac.cn/~suncp

Professor Chang-Pu Sun, a theoretical physicist, currently is a chair professor at Beijing Computational Science Research Center (CSRC), and the Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP). He obtained his PhD in 1992 at the Chern Institute of Mathematics, and then became a professor of physics in Northeast Normal University (1992-2011) and Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). In an adjunct position he even was a Chair Professor of Theoretical Physics of Nankai University from 2003 to 2008.

He was selected as an Academician of CAS in 2009, and a Fellow of TWAS (the World Academy of Sciences) in 2011. He achieved many prizes including the National Award for Natural Sciences in China, the First Order Prize for Excellence Young Scientist in Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National Prize of Science and Technology for Yang Scientists and Citation Classic Award by SCI et al. He is also honored by the National Model Employee of China.

He has published over than 260 articles on peer refereed journals up to date, which have been cited over 7000 times. His article on q-deformed bosons is one of the pioneering articles in mathematical physics, which was enlisted on "Most Cited Journal Article on Mathematical Physics" by the Stanford University Library in 2001. His researches on quantum adiabatic approximation and induced gauge fields, begun 20 years ago, have redrawn attentions in the field quantum optics with cold atoms, which has motivated new advances including scheme of separating chiral molecules by utilizing the Stern-Garlach effect of induced gauge fields by himself and his collaborators in 2007. His research on the dynamical sensitivity of quantum phase transitions has drawn much attention since 2006, because of its connections to various research fields in physics, such as quantum measurement, quantum chaos and condensed matter physics. Some experiments based on NMR et al have well fit this theoretical prediction.

Currently, his research interests include probing mathematical structures behind the dynamics of physical systems, such as quantum groups related to the Yang-Baxter equation, Berry geometric phase related to general gauge symmetry and ?nite-size thermodynamic systems far off equilibrium. He explored the fundamental aspects of quantum mechanics, e.g., open quantum system approaches to quantum measurement and decoherence, and quantum statistical thermodynamics. His researches are partially oriented to future quantum technologies, such as quantum information processing, quantum coherent devices and also the new generation of energy based on the artificial photosynthesis with quantum effects. He yearn for a "down-to-earth" understanding of fundamental problems in quantum mechanics in association with the most recent experiments about circuit QED using super-conducting systems, optomechanics with micro/nano-mechanical resonators, the photon transport in low-dimensional confined structure, and ultra-cold atoms in Bose-Einstein condensate.

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Joseph J. Talghader

University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
Email: joey@umn.edu

Joseph Talghader obtained his B.S. in electrical engineering from Rice University in 1988. He was awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship and attended the University of California at Berkeley where he received his M.S. in 1993 and Ph.D. in 1995. In graduate school, Dr. Talghader studied semiconductor lasers and microfabrication techniques and developed assembly techniques for vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers. From 1992 to 1993 he worked at Texas Instruments as a Process Development Engineer, where he investigated EEPROM memory design and reliability issues. After graduating from Berkeley in 1995, he joined Waferscale Integration where he developed microfabrication processes for high-density nonvolatile memory devices. In 1997 Dr Talghader joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota as an Assistant Professor and was later promoted to full Professor.

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Peter Unger

Institute of Optoelectronics
University of Ulm
89069 Ulm, Germany
Tel: +49(731)50-26054
Fax: +49(731)50-26049
Email: peter.unger@uni-ulm.de
Web: http://www.uni-ulm.de/opto

Peter Unger received the Dipl.-Phys. degree and the Dr. rer. nat. degree in physics from RWTH Aachen University, Germany, in 1985 and 1989, respectively. In 1985, he joined the Institute of Semiconductor Electronics at the RWTH Aachen University where he was involved in nanometer-scale electron-beam lithography, dry-etching techniques, and the fabrication technology of Fresnel zone plates for x-ray microscopy.

From 1989 to 1994, he was a Research Staff Member at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Switzerland, where he was working on the design and fabrication technology of semiconductor laser diodes.

Since 1994, he is Professor at the Institute of Optoelectronics at Ulm University, Germany. His current research interest are semiconductor laser devices for high-power applications.

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Karl Unterrainer

Karl Unterrainer received the MS degree in Physics from the University of Innsbruck in 1986, and his Ph.D. degree in 1989 for his work on stimulated far infrared emission. Subsequently, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Experimental Physics and developed a far infrared tunable cyclotron resonance laser. In 1992 he became assistant professor at the Technical University Vienna. In 1994 and 1995 he worked as a visiting researcher at the Quantum Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. He used nonlinear THz spectroscopy to study intersubband relaxation rates and observed the inverse Bloch oscillator effect. From 1997 till 2003 he was associate professor at the Technical University Vienna. Since 2004 he is full professor at the Photonics Institute, Technische Universität Wien, Austria. He has been the director of the Center of Micro & Nanostructures and of the Photonics Institute, and served as dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, TU Wien. Since 2006 he is coordinating the FWF SFB research cluster "Infrared Optical Nanostructures IR-ON". His main research areas are nano photonics, semiconductor nanostructures, time-resolved THz spectroscopy, and the development of THz devices. He is author or coauthor of more than 300 scientific articles.

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Xiaojun Wang

Department of Physics
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, Georgia 30460, USA
Tel: +1 912-478-5503
Fax: +1 912-478-0471
Email: xwang@georgiasouthern.edu

Xiaojun Wang graduated from Jilin University with a BS degree in Physics (1981) and obtained his M.S. degrees In Chinese Academy of Sciences (1985) and Florida Institute of Technology (1987). He earned his Ph.D. in Physics from The University of Georgia in 1992. After working as a postdoc at Oklahoma State University and University of California-Irvine (NIH Postdoctoral Fellow), he joined the Department of Physics, Georgia Southern University, in 1995, where he currently serves as a full professor. His research areas are optical properties of solids, phosphors, and biomedical optics and his projects have been financially supported by NSF, NIH, NSFC, DOE/ORNL and other funding agencies. He has published 4 book chapters and more than 190 journal papers (h-index = 38, Google Scholar) and holds 4 US and 2 China patents. He is now the Editor for Luminescence for Materials Research Bulletin and serves as an editorial board member for Journal of Rare Earths and Chinese Journal of Luminescence. In addition, he was a guest editor for several proceedings of international conferences. He has served the IPC member for International Conference of Luminescence for past ten years.

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Hans Zappe

Gisela and Erwin Sick Professor of Micro-optics
Department of Microsystems Engineering
University of Freiburg, Germany
Web: www.imtek.uni-freiburg.de/micro-optics

Hans Zappe, born in France and raised in New York, earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees at MIT and his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, all in Electrical Engineering. After pursuing research activities in electronics, integrated optics and semiconductor lasers at IBM, the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics and the Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique, he joined the University of Freiburg in 2000, where he was Dean of Engineering from 2008 to 2010. His current research interests focus on tunable micro-optics, optical micro-systems for medical applications and printable micro-optics