• Technical Conference:  13 – 18 May 2018
  • Exhibition: 15 – 17 May 2018

Invited Speakers

Applications & Technology

  • A&T 1: Biomedical Applications

    Paolo Cassano, Massachusetts General Hospital, UNITED STATES
    Photobiomodulation for Psychiatric Disorders: Past and Future Directions

  • Ji-Xin Cheng, Boston University, UNITED STATES
    Drug-free Annihilation of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) via Staphyloxanthin Photobleaching

  • Ofer Levi, University of Toronto, CANADA
    Miniature Biomedical Optical Sensors and Imaging Systems

  • Aydogan Ozcan, University of California Los Angeles, UNITED STATES
    Mobile Microscopy, Sensing and Diagnostics for Point-of-Care Medicine and Global Health

  • Valentin Petrov, Max Born Institute, GERMANY
    Progress in the Development of All-Solid-State Coherent Sources in the Mid-IR above 5 µm for Surgical Applications

  • Daniel Razansky, Technical University of Munich, GERMANY
    Interrogating Biological Dynamics in Five Dimensions with Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography

  • Giuliano Scarcelli, University of Maryland at College Park, UNITED STATES
    Brillouin Microscopy for Cell Biomechanics

  • Selim Unlu, Boston University, UNITED STATES
    Interferometric Microscopy for Detection and Visualization of Biological Nanoparticles

  • Martin Villiger, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, UNITED STATES
    Optical Coherence Polarimetry

  • A&T 2: Industrial Applications

    Duncan Hand, Heriot-Watt University, UK
    Ultrafast Laser Microwelding of Optical Materials

  • James Im, Columbia University, USA
    Laser Annealing of Si Films for Displays and Other Applications

  • Craig Siders, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
    Industrial Applications Enabled by Energetic Next-generation High Average Power Diode-pumped Solid-state Lasers

  • A&T 3: Optical Instrumentation for Measurements and Monitoring

    James Gord, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
    Translating Novel Optical Diagnostics to Air Force-Relevant Systems

  • James Fraser, Queen's University at Kingston, CANADA
    High-speed Coherent and Incoherent Monitoring of Laser Processing: from Closed-loop Keyhole Welding to Additive Manufacturing

  • Guido Perrone, Politecnico di Torino, ITALY
    Optical Sensing Systems for Industrial and Medical Process Monitoring

  • A&T 4: Applications for Energy & Environment

    Peter Kozodoy, Glint Photonics, Inc., UNITED STATES
    Optics for Stationary Concentrator Photovoltaics

  • Anna Michel, WHOI, UNITED STATES
    Bringing Laser Spectroscopy to the Deep Sea

  • Tracy  Tsai , Picarro, USA
    Recent Advancement in Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy in Measuring Effects of Natural Gas Industry

  • Anne  Perring, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, USA
    Real-time, Single-particle Detection of Fluorescent Bioaerosol Using a WIBS

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