Nano and micro-structured composite materials for privacy and smart window applications
Professor Ibrahim Abdulhalim is with the Electro-optics and Photonics Engineering Unit at Ben Gurion University since 2005. He worked in academic institutions and companies such as OCSC in UC at Boulder, the ORC at Southampton University, the Thin Films Center of the University of Western Scotland, in KLA-Tencor, Nova and GWS Photonics. His current research activities involve plasmonic and photonic biosensors, liquid crystal devices for imaging, biomedical imaging, optical metrology and energy devices. Published over 200 articles, 2 books, 10 chapters and inventor on 20 patents. He is a fellow of IoP and SPIE and an associate editor for the Journal of NanoPhotonics and for the Journal of Imaging. In 2014 he established Photonicsys Ltd., a company specialized in developing miniature plasmonic and photonic biosensor.
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Moustafa Hussein Aly Hassan, Egypt
New Trends in Optical Communications
Moustafa Hussein Aly Hassan
Moustafa H. Aly has completed his PhD at the age of 34 years from Alexandria University and postdoctoral studies from Stracthclyde University (Scotland). He is professor of Optical Communications at College of Engineering, a former dean of engineering, Arab Academy. He has published more than 245 papers in reputed journals and specialized conferences. He is a co-supervisor for more than 125 M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, who already obtained their degrees. He has been serving as a reviewer of many ranked journals.
10:15 AM-10:45 AMRoom 1
Biljana Gakovic, Serbia
Selective ablation of nano-layer Ti based thin films by single pulse femtosecond laser
More than twenty years of research experience at Atomic Physics Laboratory, Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Research interests are: physical phenomena associated with energetic beams - material interaction, surface mod
Ana Doblas received her BS, Ms.and PhD degrees in Physics from the Universitat de València, Spain, in 2010, 2011 and 2015, respectively. After she finished her PhD work, she joined the Optical Coherence Imaging Laboratory under the supervision of Dr A. Oldenburg (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of North Caroline in Chapel Hill, U.S.A.) where she did her 1-year Postdoc. Since 2016, she is at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Memphis (Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.). Firstly, as a Research Assistant Professor in the Computational Imaging Research Laboratory (CIRL) and since 2019 as an Assistant Professor and principal investigator of the Optical Imaging Research Laboratory (OIRL). Her current research interests are focused on optical engineering, computational optics and three-dimensional imaging with special interest in the design of novel microscopic imaging systems and their applications. Her final goal is to develop novel optical microscopes that provide us an understanding of unsolved biological questions. Although this topic requires multi-disciplinary approaches from different backgrounds such as Biology, Physics, Microscopy and Informatics, her particular focus is the development of custom optical imaging methods with some insights in image analysis tools to pursue cutting-edge research. Since 2012, she is author of 23 peer-reviewed scientific journals, her work has been presented at over fifty international conferences and she is co-inventor of two US patents.
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Osama Terra , Egypt
Passive Mode-Locking of Fiber Lasers for Absolute Distance Ranging
Osama Terra was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1975. He received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Physics from Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, in 2004 and Ph.D. in Physics from the Institute of Quantum Optics, Hanover University, Germany in 2010. The Ph.D. thesis was about transferring ultra-stable optical frequencies over commercial optical fibers. He won the best student paper award in the conference held at the European space agency in 2009. Since 2011 he has been Researcher, then Associate Research Professor, with the National Institute of Standards (NIS), Egypt. He won two prizes awarded by NIS, the best physics researcher award 2016 and the best paper award 2017.
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Nadiatulhuda Zulkifli,, Malaysia
A Review on Fault Monitoring Techniques for Passive Optical Network (PON) Based Fiber-to-the-X (FTTX)
Dr. Nadiatulhuda Zulkifli is currently an associate professor with the Lightwave Communication Research Group, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Her current research interests include optical communication and networking, and optical access networks, specifically in the allocation of bandwidth resources in the optical access and core domains. In optical core network domain, her research work focuses on routing and wavelength assignment algorithms for network that run on mixed services. In the access network domain, the focus is on the fault detection, dynamic bandwidth allocation algorithms, energy efficiency and physical layer design based on different modulation formats and power budgets. She has published in nearly 40 journals and conferences, and 2 invited book chapters. Her h-index is 6. In 2008, she received the Best Paper Award (Optical Track) in the IEEE International Conference on Broadband Networks (BROADNETS), London, UK.
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Xiao-long Liu , China
New approaches to characterize the properties of femtosecond laser filament
Xiao-long Liu is an Associate Professor in Diode-pumped Laser Engineering Center in Academy of Opto-Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, where he has been since 2012. From 2015 to 2016 he was a Visiting Scholar in College of Optical Sciences, The University of Arizona. He received his Ph.D. in Optics from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science on 2012.
His research interests are as follows. First, nonlinear phenomena and their applications of filamentation generated by femtosecond laser pulse in transparent media. Second, fundamental research on ultrashort laser matter interaction and its application in laser micromachining and laser cleaning.
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Paula Gawryszewska , Poland
Lanthanide chelates with N-phosphorylated sulfonamides and carboxamides as electromagnetic radiation converters
Paula Gawryszewska is D.Sc. Eng. at the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Wroclaw. She received her M. Sc. in Wroclaw University of Science and Technology. In 1998 she received a PhD in Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Wrocław in the group of prof. Janina Legendziewicz. Then she spent 6 months (1998/1999) at Michigan Technological University (MTU) in the group of prof. James Riehl, where she dealt with polarized luminescence of racemic mixtures of lanthanide complexes. In the USA she stayed twice more on short stays in 1999 and 2014 in MTU and University of Minnesota Duluth (prof. J. Riehl). Her scientific interests include coordination chemistry, luminescent materials, energy transfer in lanthanide compounds, plasmon-enhanced fluorescence.
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Shilpi Gupta , India
Advancements in Free Space Optical Communication
Shilpi Gupta is an Assistant Professor of Electronics Engineering Department at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology. She Received her Ph. D in Wireless Communication SVNIT, Surat in 2015. She received the M. Tech. degree from Kurukshetra University in 2007. She has published papers in reputed International journals. Her teaching and current research activities are focused on Free Space Optics, Optical biosensors using LPFG, FBG, Signal Processing, OFDM Technology, MIMO Technology, MIMO Radar Technology, Massive MIMO and 5G Technology. She works also as reviewer in an International Journal and had been as reviewer and program committees in International Conferences. She has supervised many undergraduate and postgraduate students to graduation. She is member of IEEE, IETE.
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Mahadevappa Y. Kariduraganavar, India
Development of Crosslinkable Second-order Nonlinear Optical (NLO) Responsive Polymers for Photonic Devices
Mahadevappa Y. Kariduraganavar
Dr. Mahadevappa Y. Kariduraganavar obtained his Master degree in 1988 and Doctoral degree in 1993 from Karnataka University, Dharwad. He joined Flora International Ltd., Bangalore as Manager (Operation). Prior to this, he was also working as Research Assistant Grade-I in the Institute of Wood Science & Technology, Bangalore. In 1997, he joined Department of Chemistry, Karnatak University, Dharwad as Lecturer and was subsequently appointed as Professor of Physical Chemistry in 2007. He did his Post-Doctoral study during 2007-2008 under the prestigious Commonwealth Fellowship Program at J. J. Thomson Physical Laboratory, Polymer Science Centre, University of Reading, UK. He has also established a Collaborative Research Programme with the University of Reading, UK.
Dr. Kariduraganavar has participated as a Panel Expert at the International Conference held at Bangkok, Thailand in 2011. In 2002, he presented a paper in International Euro membrane Conference held at London, UK. During this period, he also gave a special lecture on Ion-Exchange Membranes for Electrodialysis Applications at Imperial College, London. In 2013, he presented a paper in International Conference held at Dubai. During 2015, he worked for two months on Tissue Engineering for Bone Regeneration and Shape Memory Polymers at Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development (CDRSP), Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPL), Portugal along with 3 of his Ph.D. students as a Visiting Professor. He was the instrumental and Convener of an International Conference on Direct Digital Manufacturing and Polymers (ICDDMAP- 2015) held at Karnatak University, Dharwad and also he gave an Invited Talk during the same conference. Recently, he has visited Charite University and Max Planck Institute, Germany; Center for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development (CDRSP), Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPL), Portugal along with Vice-Chancellor, Dean Faculty of Science and Director of HRDC, Karnatak University, Dharwad to established the collaborations with these institutes. Very recently, he has given a Keynote Lecture on Smart Biopolymers at International Conference on Advanced Research in Sustainable and Intelligent Manufacturing (RESIM- 2016) held at Center for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development (CDRSP), Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal in December 2016.
Dr. Kariduraganavar has got two US Patents to his credit on Ion-exchange Membranes for Electrodialysis Applications. One of his patents has got first rank in US patent rankings. He has published around 110 papers in international journals of high repute and 10 book chapters in reputed international books. He also contributed a report on Food, Water, Energy Nexus to be published in UNESCO reports in association with Prof. Seeram Ramakrishna, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore. Of late, he is working as Coordinators of UPE-FAR-I and DST-PURSE-Phase-II Programs. The grant of UPE-FAR-I is 11 crores and DST-PURSE-Phase II program is of 16 crores. Also, he is a Subject Coordinator of CPEPA Program, which has grant of Rs. 8 crores. He has already completed 5 major research projects funded by the DST, AICTE and UGC, New Delhi. He is working as Consultant to Padmini Aromatics Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore. His major research fields are: Ion–exchange Membranes for Electrodialysis and Fuel Cell Applications, Composite and Dense Membranes for Pervaporation Applications, Polymeric Nonlinear Optical (NLO) Materials for Optonic Devices, Liquid Crystalline Polymers for Optical Devices and Development of Nanofibers for Tissue Engineering Applications, Development of Polymeric Carriers for Tumor Targeted Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) and Supercapacitors. So far, he has guided 13 students for Ph. D. degree and two students for M. Phil degree. Presently 9 students are pursuing Ph. D. degree under his guidance and one student is doing Post-Doctoral study.
Considering his research contribution Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka conferred him Sir C. V. Raman Young Scientist State Award in 2010. He was awarded the Best research publication Award in 2011 form Vision Group of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka. Also, he has received the Best Research Publication Award from Karnatak University, Dharwad in 2015 among the Science Faculty. Very recently, he was awarded the Adhayapaka Bhushana Award by Karnatak Adhyapak Parishad (KAP) and Karnataka Rajya Madhyamik Shikshaka Sangha.
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David Laroze, Chile
Intense Terahertz Radiation Effect on Electronic and Intraband Optical Properties of Quantum Rings
David Laroze is Full Professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Tarapacá (Chile). He is the Director of the Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling at the University of Tarapacá. Previously, he was a Research Associate at the Physics and Astronomy School at the University of Glasgow (United Kingdom), and a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (Germany). He has published more than hundred manuscripts in journals and conference proceedings, including 97 articles in journals indexed in the Web of Science – Journal Citation Reports such as Macromolecules, Scientific Reports, Physical Review B, Nanotechnology, Atmospheric Research, Plos One, Journal of Chemical Physics, Communication in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations, Physical Review E, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. He has been advisor of several Bachelor and PhD students as well as mentor of Postdoctoral Researchers. He has participated in the scientific and in the organized committee of national and international conferences and serves as a reviewer in many international journals. He has been obtained several grants as Principal Investigator as well as a co-Investigator. Nowadays, he is member of the Chilean Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and Editorial Board member of the journal Current Research in Nanotechnology & Nanoscience. Currently, he is interested on nonlinear phenomena, magnetism, radiation problems, hydrodynamic instabilities, and thermal and electronic transport in quantum systems.
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Huige Di, China
Lidar Technology and Application for Atmospheric Haze/smog Detection
Huige Di (1981- ): female, Professor, graduated from Shanghai Institute of Technology Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009. Main research interest includes lidar technology for atmospheric and Optical system design.
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Dengxin Hua, China
Lidar Technology and Application for Atmospheric Haze/smog Detection
Dengxin Hua (1964- ): male, Professor, graduated from Fukui University, Japan and received a Ph.D. degree in 2005. Main research interest includes lidar technology for atmosphere and photoelectric testing technology and instruments
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Salah E. El-Zohary, Saudi Arabia
Integrated plasmonic nanosensors for lab-on-chip applications
Salah E. El-Zohary
Salah E. El-Zohary received his BSc in physics, Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt, in 2004, where he was appointed as a demonstrator. He received his Master in 2011 and He was appointed as an assistant lecturer in 2011, Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt. He received his Ph.D. in 2014, Department of Optical System Engineering, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan. He was appointed as Assistant Professor in 2014, Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt. In 2016 he joined Prof. Haraguchi lab, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan as a post doctor for one year and half. From March 2018 he was appointed as Assistant Professor, Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Taibah University, Medinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. His primary research focuses on Designing and fabrication of novel micro/nano structures for advanced nanophotonic and optoelectronic applications.
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Lallas Efthymios , Greece
AOLS emerging technologies for Big Data traffic management
Dr. Lallas Efthymios is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Computer Engineering of Technological Educational Institute of Sterea Ellada, located in Lamia of Greece, for the last 4 years. For many years in the past he has been a Lecturer under contract (PD 407/80) for Technological Educational Institute of Sterea Ellada and other Universities (University of Thessaly) as well. His previous activities include key job positions in the private sector (Designer and Deputy Director of the Core Networks Division for the HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES SA), as well as in the Public Sector (Head Director of Lifelong Learning Registry of Ministry of Education). He has worked as a Scientific Associate for several major European Research Programs (P917-ADSL Experimental Network, P918-Integration of Internet Protocol over Optical Networks, IST-FET-OPEN-OCCULT) and Greek Research Programs (NETWORK I and II) (GRNET, OTE). Recently he has been a Scientific Associate for the European project FP7-ICT-2011-7 "NAVOLCHI" related energy-efficient architectural networks in the chip (NoC). He is an author of many scientific papers in international, under judgment, conferences (ECOC) and journals (IEEE, Elsevier) as well. His major research interests include Network Optimization, Routing-Switching Protocols-Graphs, Broadband Network Technologies, Optical Networks and Communications, Nanophotonics and Nanotechnologies, Network on Chip Architectures (NoC), Network Design and Technoeconomical Evaluation, Network System Security and Cryptography, Wireless-Sensor Networks, Cognitive Networks, Internet of Things (IOT), Fog-Mobile Edge Computing, Innovative and Advanced Informatics Techniques for Education purposes, STEM, Robotics in Education.
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Anjan Biswas, USA
Quasi-stationary optical Gaussons
Anjan Biswas earned his B.Sc (Honors) in Mathematics from St. Xavier’s College in Calcutta, India. Subsequently, he obtained M.Sc and M.Phil degrees in Applied Mathematics from the University of Calcutta in India. Finally, he gained his MA and Ph.D. degre
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Amin Malek Mohammadi , USA
Silicon Photonics for High-Performance Interconnects
Amin Malek Mohammadi
Dr Amin Malek Mohammadi is an experienced researcher with thorough discipline in Silicon Photonics, Design, Fabrication, and Data Analysis. He is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a Senior Member of IEEE, a member of Engineering Council (CEng), IET and Optical Society of America (OSA) has published over 90 scientific research papers, a postgraduate textbook, as well as delivering few keynote speeches at different international scientific conferences around the Globe. Up to now he is the holder of 4 patents on optical fiber communication systems.
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Asima Pradhan, India
Steady state fluorescence and principal component supported lifetime images for cervical precancer detection
Asima Pradhan is a professor in the Department of Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, India, and is also associated with the Center for Lasers and Photonics. She received her PhD from City University of New York, New York, US. Her areas of interest include laser spectroscopy and bio photonics. Her expertise is in fluorescence spectroscopy, light scattering spectroscopy, time-resolved fluorescence, polarization-based fluorescence, Mueller matrix imaging and FLIM.
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Thomas F George, USA
Thomas F George
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Dimpi Paul, India
Effect of geometry of the probe onto the sensing application based on localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) technique
Dr. Dimpi Paul received her M.Sc. degree in physics from the Tezpur University, in 2012. She is currently working in “Applied optics and photonics research Laboratory” under the supervision of Dr.
R. Biswas and Prof. N. S. Bhattacharyya. She has publishe
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Shien-Kuei Peter Liaw, Taiwan
Free-space optic WDM bidirectional transmission: Design and Evaluation
Shien-Kuei Peter Liaw
Shien-Kuei (Peter) Liaw received double PhD degrees from National Chiao-Tung University in photonics engineering and from National Taiwan University in mechanical engineering, respectively. He joined the Chunghua Telecommunication, Taiwan, in 1993. Since then, he has been working on optical communication and fiber based technologies. Prof. Liaw joined the department of Electronic Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) in 2000. He has ever been director of the Optoelectronics Research Center and the Technology Transfer Center, NTUST. He was a visiting researcher at Bellcore (now Telcordia), USA for six months in 1996 and a visiting Professor at University of Oxford, UK for three months in 2011.
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Salem Bin Dhaiq, Malaysia
Flexible Optical Communication Architecture
Salem Bin Dhaiq
Salem Bindhaiq is towards a professional career after completing his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from University Technology Malaysia (UTM). Salem has focused on a world-class technology of fixed access networks technologies, TWDM technology and many aspects of fiber-optic communications, including advanced optical modulation, multiplexing, and detection. Now, Salem orients his research to focus on sophisticated approaches to overcome the optical networks capacity crunch and cost implementation. For instance, Space Division Multiplexing (SDM), Elastic Optical Network (EON) and their enabling technologies. These approaches would have a great impact on real-life applications in the forthcoming years.
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Suzana Miladić-Tešić, Serbia
Optical layer grooming in elastic optical networks using the principles of swarm intelligence
Suzana Miladić-Tešić received her M. Sc. Degree in telecommunications at University of Novi Sad, in 2011. She is currently working on her PhD thesis “Optimizing the performances of WDM optical networks by traffic grooming and wavelength conversion” at University of Belgrade. Research interests are: optical networking, elastic optical networks