First Round of Abstract Submission Ends: Sep 30, 2024
Extended Early Bird Ends: Jun 20, 2024

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Avi Pe'er
Bar Ilan University, Israel
Title: Passively Mode-Locked Broad-Area Diode-Laser A source for high-energy, high-brightness, ultrashort pulses
I am an expert in quantum optics and laser physics. My research aim is to harness the optical bandwidth resource for optical science and technology on both the quantum and classical level, using broadband, highly multimode, correlated light. At the quantum level I explore ultra-broadband squeezed light and time-energy entangled photons for applications of ultrafast quantum communication and squeezing-enhanced sensing. With classical optics I explore the coherent dynamics of mode-locked pulsed lasers and coupled parametric oscillators towards new sources of frequency-combs and for precision ultrafast measurement.

Avi Pe’er is a faculty member of the Physics department and BINA center for nanotechnology In Bar Ilan University Since 2008. He received his PhD from the Weizmann Institute (2005) in physics and completed post-doctoral research at JILA, University of Colorado.
Prof. Alina Karabchevsky
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Title: Will be updated soon
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Prof. Tie-Jun Wang
SIOM, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Title: High-repetition rate femtosecond laser filament in air: challenges and opportunities
Mr. Wang is a professor at State Key Laboratory of High Field Laser Physics in Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM) of Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received his PhD from Jilin University in China in 2007. Then Dr. Wang worked as postdoctoral fellow in Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics in Germany and Laval University in Canada from 2007 to 2013 before he joined in SIOM. His research interests mainly focus on ultrafast intense laser sciences and applications. He has published more than 70 SCI-indexed articles with citation more than 2300 times. He has been awarded Hundred Talents Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2014), Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program (2014), The 1st ISUILS Award for Young Researchers from International Symposium on Ultrafast Intense Laser Sciences (ISUILS, 2010), Nomination of National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of China (2009) etc.
Prof. Alejandro R. GONI
Title: RAINBOW Organic Solar Cells: Implementing Spectral Splitting in Lateral Multi-Junction Architectures
I graduated in physics at Balseiro Institute, Argentina. In 1989 I finished my PhD at Max-Planck Institute FKF in Stuttgart with Prof. M. Cardona. It followed postdocs at AT&T Bell Labs, Murray Hill, USA, and MPI-FKF Stuttgart. In 1996 I joined the Technical University of Berlin as Research & Teaching Associate, where I completed my Habilitation. In 1999 I received the Karl-Scheel Prize from the Physical Society of Berlin for my work on high-pressure semiconductor physics. I joined ICMAB-CSIC in 2003 as ICREA Research Prof., where I created a facility for micro/nano-scale optical spectroscopy and set up a laboratory for high-pressure physics. I am currently leading the NANOPTO group activities in high-pressure physics, hybrid perovskites, hot-electron plasmonic nanostructures and the development of a spectrum-on-demand light source.
Prof. Lay Kee (Ricky) Ang
Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
Title: Photoemission and optical tunnelling of quantum 2D materials
Lay Kee (Ricky) Ang received the B.S. degree from National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in nuclear engineering and plasma physics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA respectively. He is currently the Associate Provost (International Relations), and the Ng Teng Fong Chair Professor from the Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore. His research interests are in the development of theoretical scaling laws and models that can capture the essential physics in any interesting problems with a strong focus on the applied physics and interaction of charge particles (electrons) and photons (laser and electromagnetic wave) in various medium and structures. He is also interested in using fractional calculus in modeling complexity in physical sciences and engineering. He is a fellow of IEEE, fellow of IOP and IEEE distinguished lecturer.
Prof. Yu-Lung Lo
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan
Title: Will be update soon
Yu-Lung Lo received his B.S. degree from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, USA. He has been faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department, NCKU, since 1996, where he is now a University Chair professor and Vice Dean of College of Engineering / Academy of Innovative Semiconductor and Sustainable Manufacturing. He was Director of Instrument Development Center and Chairman of Department of Mechanical Engineering in NCKU. Also, He was a visiting scientist in University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Lo received Research Excellence Award, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in Taiwan, 2018, 2021; Fellow of Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers (CSME) in Taiwan, 2019; Fellow of Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) in USA, 2018; ASE Scholar in Research Excellence, Taiwan, 2017; and Outstanding Award for Professor in Engineering, Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers in Taiwan, 2013. Also, he received the First-Class Research Award from National Science Council (NSC), 2005/2006, and the Dr. Ta-You Wu Award for Young Researchers from NSC, 2002. He was invited to be an invited speaker, keynote speaker, and plenary speaker in the optics and 3D printing related international conferences, and also organized and chaired section of international conferences, especially General Chair of International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technology in 2017. Now he is Chairman of Asian Society of Experiment Mechanics (ASEM) and executive council member of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Taiwan Section. His research interests include biophotonics, 3D printing on metal powder, and laser machining on semiconductor materials. He has authored over 190 journal publications and has filed for several patents. One of his articles is included in Spotlight on Optics by OSA in 2015. Also, he is included in Analysis of 2023 Stanford University’s Top 2% Scientists (Career Impact) (1960 - 2022) and Top 2% Scientists in 2021/2022.
Prof. Li Qian
University of Toronto, Canada
Title: Fiber-based quantum entanglement sources
Li Qian is a Canada Research Chair and a professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. Her research focuses in both classical and quantum optics. In classical optics, her group develops advanced metrology and sensing systems. In quantum optics, Her research focuses on experimental quantum key distribution in fiber networks, and entanglement generation in periodically poled silica fibres. This technology has now been commercialized by OZ Optics. She served as a topical editor of JOSA B, and has served on the committees of various conferences, including OFC, CLEO, QCRYPT, Photonics North, BGPP, etc. She is the steering committee Chair of QCRYPT 2024. She has published over 200 journal and conference papers, and is a Fellow of Optica.
Prof. Dan LUO
Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Title: Light-driven liquid crystal elastomer actuators: polarization manipulation and intelligent metasurface
Prof. Dan Luo (senior member, IEEE) received his Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, 2012. Prof. Luo is currently a Full Professor in Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). His research interests include liquid crystal photonic devices, liquid crystal optical sensor, and photo-responsive liquid crystal polymer actuator. He has published more than 140 papers in Science Advances, Light: Science & Applications, Science Bulletin, Advanced Optical Materials, and Optics Express with citation of more than 3900 times and H-index of 34.