• Technical Conference:  05 – 10 May 2024
  • The CLEO Hub: 07 – 09 May 2024

Silicon Photonics for Optical I/O, Artificial Intelligence and High-Performance Computing


Songtao Liu, Intel, USA
Jinghui Yang, Western Digital, USA
Chaoran Huang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Mahdi Nikdast, Colorado State University, USA

Silicon photonics is ramping up quickly, driving an increasing number of applications, from datacom to telecom and from high-performance computing to artificial intelligence. Benefiting from the increased energy efficiency, bandwidth density and lower link latencies, silicon photonics promises to shape the future landscape of communication and computation.

In this A&T Topical Review, forefront researchers from both industry and academia will present their latest progress in high-speed and high-bandwidth optical I/O, artificial intelligence and high-performance computing applications. The aim is to give an overview of the landscape, discover challenges to be addressed and propose potential solutions.

Invited Speakers

Firooz Aflatouni, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Deep Photonic Neural Networks for Image Classification

Keren Bergman, Columbia University, USA
Petascale Photonic Connectivity for Energy Efficient Scaling of AI Computing


Zaijun Chen, University of Southern California, USA
Hypermultiplexed Photonic Computing Towards Femtojoule Per Operation

M. Ashkan Seyedi, NVIDIA Corporation, USA

Sergey Shumarayev, Altera part of Intel, USA

Angelina Totovic, Celestial AI, Greece
Breaking the Beachfront Limitations with Silicon Photonics

Joris Van Campenhout, Interuniversity Microelectronics Center, Belgium