September 24-25, 2020
12:00 - 19:00 GMT

Optics Virtual 2020

Theme: To disseminate knowledge on Lasers, Photonics and Optics Technologies
Speakers / September 2020
Speaker for optics online meeting - Heinrich Hora
Heinrich Hora

University of New South Wales, Australia

Biography
Title:
Non-thermal presssures in extreme CPS laser pulses for alternative ignition of nuclear fusion
Biography
Heinrich Hora (born 1931 in Bodenbach, Czechoslovakia) is a German-Australian theoretical physicist who made contributions to solid state physics, optical properties of plasma with relativistic and quantum effects and nonlinear dynamics with applications of lasers for producing nuclear fusion energy. He lives in Sydney where he is Emeritus Professor at University of New South Wales and Vice-President of the Royal Society of New South Wales.
Speaker for optics online meeting -  Francesco Dell’Olio
Francesco Dell’Olio

Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy

Biography
Title:
Devices and microsystems based on Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering: a powerful tool in oncology
Biography
Francesco Dell’Olio received the M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering (cum laude) and the Ph.D. degree in information engineering from Polytechnic University of Bari, Bari, Italy, in 2005 and 2010, respectively. Since December 2019, he has been an Assistant Professor at the Polytechnic University of Bari. His research interests include integrated optoelectronics and photonics. He has been involved in several research projects and is the co-author of more than 100 journal articles and conference papers.
Keynote speaker for optics virtual 2020 - Koichi Shimizu
Koichi Shimizu

Waseda University, Japan

Biography
Title:
Functional transillumination imaging of animal body with NIR light scattering
Biography
Koichi Shimizu received M.S. (1976) and Ph.D. (1979) degrees, from University of Washington (UW), Seattle, USA. He was Research Associate in UW 1974-79. He was an Assistant-, an Associate- Professors, and a Professor in Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan in 1979-2016. He is currently a Professor Emeritus of Hokkaido University and a Professor of Waseda University, Kitakyushu, Japan. He has been engaged in the studies of biomedical engineering including those of wave propagation in biological media, optical measurement, biotelemetry and biological effects of electromagnetic field. He served as an associate editor of IEEE Trans. ITB in 1999–2007. He has been a Fellow of the Electromagnetics Academy, and an editorial board member of Scientific Reports, Nature.
Keynote Speaker for optics online meeting - Saktioto
Saktioto

University of Riau, Indonesia

Biography
Title:
Linearized series structure design of metamaterial antenna applications with high characteristics performance
Biography
Prof. Dr. Saktioto, S.Si M.Phil, is a Professor of Physics at Department of Physics, Math and Natural Sciences Faculty, University of Riau, Indonesia. He completed his Degree (SSi) in Physics at University of Riau in 1993, Master degree (MPhil) in Plasma Physics at University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) Manchester, United Kingdom in 2000 and Doctoral degree in Photonic Physics (Doctor) at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Malaysia in 2009. He is also an active member in IEEE, OSA, AMC, PSI, SPIE and IOP. He has published many articles and supervised master and doctoral students. Currently, his research focus is photonics such as fiber optic components, network and system for communication, antennas and biosensors of metamaterials. His research also designs and operates circuits and waveguides to generate plasma by electrical discharge and microwave in industrial application at atmospheric air pressure.
Speaker for optics online meeting - Vladimir G. Chigrinov
Vladimir G. Chigrinov

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Biography
Title:
Photoaligned ferroelectric liquid crystals: New materials for displays and photonics
Biography
Professor Chigrinov graduated from Faculty of Applied Mathematics, Moscow Electronics Institute, the Diploma of Engineer - Mathematician (MPhil) in 1973. In 1978, he obtained PhD degree in Solid State Physics (Liquid Crystals) in the Institute of Crystallography , USSR Academy of Sciences. In 1988, he becomes a Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Science and obtained a degree of a Professor in 1998. Since 1973, he was a Senior, Leading Researcher, and then Chief of Department in Organic Intermediates & Dyes Institute (NIOPIK). Since 1996 he was working as a Leading Scientist in the Institute of Crystallography , Russian Academy of Sciences and join HKUST in 1999, as an Associate Professor. He was a coauthor of the first LC materials and devices based on Electrically Controlled Birefringence, Twisted Nematic and Supertwisted Nematic and Ferroelectric LC materials, working at understanding the fundamental aspects of LC physics and technology, including electrooptical effects in liquid crystals and optimization of LC device configurations. Some new LC Electrooptical Modes, such as Orientational Instability in Cholesteric LC, Deformed Helix Effect in Ferroelectric LC, and Total Internal Reflection, Surface Gliding Effect and Surface Induced Orientational Transition in Nematic LC were first described by him and confirmed in experiment. The classification of the Domain Structures in LC was made based on his theoretical predictions and simulation results. Efficient Modeling Universal System of LC Electrooptics software was developed with his direct participation and supervision. He was a coauthor of a pioneering work in LC Photoaligning Technology, which has about 500 citations in scientific and technical journals. He is an Expert in Flat Panel Technology in Russia , recognized by World Technology Evaluation Centre, 1994, a Senior Member of the Society of Information Display (SID) since 2004 and become a fellow of SID since Jan 2008. Since 1997 he is a Vice-President of Russian Chapter of SID. He is a member of Editorial Board of "Liquid Crystals Today" since 1996 and Associate Editor of Journal of SID since 2005. He is an author of 2 books, 15 reviews and book chapters, 133 journal papers, 286 Conference presentations and 50 patents and patent applications in the field of liquid crystals since 1974. 7 PhD students defended their degrees under his supervision. He is a Member of International Advisory Committee for Advanced Display Technology Conferences in Russia , Ukraine and Belarus since 1999, European SID Program Committee since 2004, International Advisory Board of International Liquid Crystal Conference since 2006.  
Speaker for optics online meeting - Selene Solorza Calderon
Selene Solorza Calderon

Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico

Biography
Title:
Computer-Aided diagnosis of five-class skin lesions
Biography
Selene Solorza-Calderón received her Bachelor degree in Applied Math from Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC), Mexico, in 1997; her MSc degree in Earth Sciences from Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (CICESE), Mexico, in 1999; and her PhD degree in Earth Sciences from CICESE in 2005. She is a researcher of the Math Department in the Faculty of Sciences, UABC. Her research interest includes image processing, pattern recognition in digital images and seismic images, and wave propagation in poroelastic media. 
Speaker for optics online meeting - Orchidea Maria Lecian
Orchidea Maria Lecian

Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

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Speaker for optics online meeting - Davide Cascella
Davide Cascella

GEM ICT srl, Italy

Biography
Title:
An innovative RAMI 4.0 compliant network design for predictive maintenance on automatic testing equipmen
Biography
Davide Cascella was born on April 1980. He received the MSc degree and the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Bari. He is author of 20+ peer reviewed scientific papers on industry 4.0 and AI applications. He currently works as Innovation Manager and Industrial & Process Automation specialist. He is also responsible for technological innovation and energy efficiency projects, enabling the digital transformation and the adoption of Industry 4.0 Key Enabling Technologies in manufacturing companies.
Speaker for optics online meeting - Ph.V. Kiryukhantsev-Korneev
Ph.V. Kiryukhantsev-Korneev

National University of Science and Technology “MISIS”, Russia

Biography
Title:
Hard ZrBN-based transparent films for protection of optical devices
Biography
PhVKK graduated as MS in 2001 at NUST “MISiS”. He received his PhD degree in 2004 at the same institution. He obtained the position of an Associate Professor in 2007. He has published more than 100 research articles in journals, H-index 24 (Scopus). He was a head and responsible executor of projects from RFBR, RSF, FCP, etc. The area of interest includes: surface engineering (MS, PMS, CAE, HIPIMS, IIAMS, PACVD, ESA); materials science of thin films and coatings (hard wear-resistant, heat-resistant, low-friction, biomedical coatings etc.); nanocomposite materials; coatings characterization by TEM, GDOES, FTIR, XPS, NHT, etc.
Speaker for optics online meeting - M. Ajmal Khan
M. Ajmal Khan

RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research, Japan

Biography
Title:
The influence of Al-Graded undoped-AlGaN cladding layer’s thickness on the operating voltages as well as on injection current of Ultraviolet-B laser diode
Biography
He born in 1970 in the small town of Waziristan, Wana (Pakistan). He received his PhD degree in 2013, from University of Tsukuba, Japan. In 2012, he has discovered the thin film of boron (B) doped p-type BaSi2 layer "p+" along with his PhD supervisor Prof. Takashi Suemasu during his PhD work. From 2014 to 2016, he was appointed as a research scientist in the team of FUTUTER PV-Innovation, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Fukushima Renewable Energy AIST Institute (FREA). In FREA, he worked on Si NWs, SiGe and a-Si/c-Si-based heterojunction solar cells. In 2016, he also worked as associate professor in National Institute of Technology, Fukushima College Iwaki. Later in 2017, he moved to the Professor Hideki Hirayama's group at CPR Riken as a researcher. Since then, he has been doing research on the growth, fabrication, characterization and device applications of group III-nitride semiconductors (AlGaN, AlN and GaN). Recently he developed low-temperature deposited AlGaN buffer layers underneath the multi quantum well for the growth of group III-nitride semiconductor films on AlN templet on sapphire substrate, which led to the realization of UVB LED with a world record external-quantum-efficiency (EQE) of 9.3% and light outpower of 42mW on bare-wafer condition at 300-304nm emission as well as light outpower of 29mW at 310nm emission for medical and agricultural applications. He is the author and co-author of more than 50 journal publications of the international repute. His main areas of interest are AlGaN/InAlGaN based UVA, UVB, UVC LEDs and laser diodes.
Speaker for optics online meeting - Batsaikhan Munkhbat
Batsaikhan Munkhbat

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Biography
Title:
Fundamental study on 2D elemental mapping of fuel debris materials using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
Biography
 Batsaikhan Munkhbat adoctoral student at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
Keynote Speaker for optics online meeting - Adriana Lipovac
Adriana Lipovac

University of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Biography
Title:
Practical enhancement of fiber installation and maintenance test tools - Example of extending OTDR distance range by optical preamplifier
Biography
Dr. Adriana Lipovac was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in 1989. She took her Bachelor degree from the University of Sarajevo, in 2010, and her Master degrees in both Electrical Engineering and in Computing from the University of Dubrovnik, in 2012. Following graduation, she continued her work in the field of mobile communications as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Dubrovnik, while conducting her research on modeling 4G wireless systems physical layer performance, at the University of Zagreb, where she received her Ph.D. in 2014. Since November 2019, she has been working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Dubrovnik, where she also holds the position of Head of the Laboratory for Communications Technology. During and after her research on OFDM symbol transfer performance over time-dispersive radio channels, she published several scientific papers in renowned journals, and presented her work at international conferences.
Speaker for optics online meeting - Prashant Bansilal Patel
Prashant Bansilal Patel

DIT, India

Biography
Title:
Optical mach zehnder interferometer sensors
Biography
Mr. Prashant B. Patel is working as Associate Professor in Instrumentation department at Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Technology (DIT). He has completed B.E. (Instrumentation) from NMU, Jalgaon and M.E. (Instrumentation) from Government College of Engineering, Pune University. He has also completed PGDMM (Marketing Management) from Indian Institute of Cost and Management Studies and Research, Pune University. He has secured first rank during PGDMM course at the Institute and second rank at Pune University. He has submitted his Ph.D. Thesis at SGGSIET, Nanded in Aug-2019. His research area is interferometer based fiber optics sensors. He has over 24 years of experience in Industry, teaching, academic planning, administration, training and campus recruitments. He is Fellow-IEI (FIE) and Life Member ISTE, BMESI, ISOI, ISA and IETE. He has published 38 papers at National / International conferences and 05 papers at technical Journals. He is reviewer for “Optical Fiber Technology” Elsevier publication Journal and Journal of the European Optical Society. He has worked as Executive Committee member for IETE and IEI Pune center. He has completed international certification from “DALE CARNEGIE” in “High Impact Teaching Skills” under Mission 10X program of Wipro Technologies. He has signed MoU with various organizations like, Infosys Ltd., B and R automation, BOSCH, Schneider, Yamaha Motors, Sungard etc. He has an impressive record in mentoring students and academic leadership.
Speaker for optics online meeting -  Prashant Chauhan
Prashant Chauhan

Kaushal Teleportation Lab, India

Biography
Title:
Wave-Particle Duality?
Biography
Prashant studied Electronics and Communication at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India and post-graduated in 2017. He then went to University of Glasgow for MSc in Theoretical Physics and later in 2017 he dropped out from the university after doing his independent research. He then started doing job at Tata Consultancy Services in 2018 and kept working on his research side by side. As a result, he got more research publications along with his theory of special connectivity which is now translated into 8 foreign languages across the globe. He left his job in 2019 and started Kaushal Teleportation Lab.
Speaker for optics online meeting - Ligang Huang
Ligang Huang

Chongqing University, China

Biography
Title:
Dynamic parameter measurement of Ultra-Narrow-Linewidth lasers
Biography
Ligang Huang is a Chinese Physicist. He received Ph.D. in Physics from Nankai University (China) in 2016. Since July 2016, he works as a lecturer at the College of Optoelectronic Engineering in Chongqing University, China. His research interests include narrow-linewidth lasers, laser parameter measurement, all-fiber acousto-optic tunable filters and whispering-gallery-mode tunable filters. He is author or co-author of more than 40 peer-reviewed journal papers in the field of narrow-linewidth lasers and tunable filters, which have been cited by more than 300 times.
Speaker for optics online meeting - Tatevik Sarukhanyan
Tatevik Sarukhanyan

Yerevan State University, Armenia

Biography
Title:
Lasing polarization peculiarities in cholesterics separated by dye-doped polymeric layer
Biography
Tatevik Sarukhanyan has earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Yerevan State University. Now, she is a Ph.D. student (4rd year) at Yerevan State University under the supervision of Dr. Roman Alaverdyan. Her research area is liquid crystals, their combinations with polymers, laser generation from such systems, light-matter interaction, optical computing, optical neural networks. She has one article published in the journal of Liquid Crystals, one article accepted for publication in the journal of Optics & Spectroscopy and other two are in the review process.
Speaker for optics online meeting - Yahia Chergui
Yahia Chergui

IGEE Institute Boumerdes University, Algeria

Biography
Title:
Effect of isobaric and isothermal ensemble on ZnO bonds a computational prediction
Biography
Yahia CHERGUI is a lecturer in Electrical & Electronic Engineering Institute, M’Hamed Bougara University, Boumerdes, Algeria. He has completed his PhD from Badji Mokhtar University in Annaba, Algeria. He did all his PhD work in Cardiff University in UK. His research field is Physics (condensed matter, simulation by molecular dynamics). He has 8 published articles in international journal, and 11 international conferences, beside more than 37 invitations to international conferences. He has been serving as a referee with condensed matter journal (IOP), Energy journal (Elsevier), and recently accepted to be a reviewer of American Journal of Modern Physics.  He is a Memberships of Scientific Societies of the Athens Institute for Education and Research belonging to Physics Unit, and a member of Organisation committee of International Conference on Physics and Networks, June 08-10, 2020, Seoul, South Korea.
Speaker for optics online meeting - Beddiaf Zaidi
Beddiaf Zaidi

University of Batna, Algeria

Biography
Title:
Effect of buffer layer on CIGS solar cells: Numerical analysis
Biography
Dr. Zaidi working as Asst. Prof. in Dept. of Physics at the University of Batna. He obtained a doctorate in Physics at the University of Annaba in 2014. He has published a number of research papers in reputed journals, has written one book on solar cells. He acted as an Editor-in-Chief of IJMSA (From 2017 to 2018). He is a potential reviewer for reputed journal papers. He participated in many international conferences serving as a referee, PC member... etc. He is also an Editorial Board member of numerous journals.
Speaker for optics online meeting - Saadi Berri
Saadi Berri

University of M’sila, Algeria

Biography
Title:
Theoretical analysis of the structural and optoelectronic properties of trigonal and hexagonal Cs3Sb2I9 compound
Biography
Dr. Saadi Berri is interested in the field of spintronic applications. He is author of different articles published in different journals and reviews. Currently, Dr. Saadi Berri is Associate Professor of Physics at University M’sila of Algeria. He is a member at Laboratory for Developing New Materials and their Characterizations, University of Setif 1, Algeria.
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