Invited Speakers

CLEO-PR 2024 Topics
01. Solid State, Fiber, and Other Laser Sources 02. Ultrafast and Nonlinear Phenomena
03. Infrared and Terahertz Technologies and Applications 04. High Power, High Energy Lasers
05. Laser Processing and Innovative Applications 06. Optical and Photonic Metrology
07. Quantum Optics, Atomic Physics and Quantum Information 08. Micro-, Nano-, and Low-Dimensional Photonics
09. Optical Communication Systems and Networks 10. Optical Fiber and Waveguide Technologies
11. Semiconductor and Integrated Photonic Devices 12. Microwave Photonics and Optical Signal Processing
13. Biophotonics and Applications 14. Plasmonics and Metamaterials
15. Optical Sensors, Display, and Imaging Systems 16. Machine Learning in Optics and Photonics

Last update : December 12, 2023

Topic Speakers
01. Solid State, Fiber, and
Other Laser Sources
  • Prof. Guoqing Chang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Prof. Andy Chong (Pusan Nat’l Univ., Korea)
  • Dr. Maciej Kowalczyk (Wrocław Univ. of Science and Tech., Poland)
  • Prof. Kaoru Minoshima (The Univ. of Electro-Communications, Japan)
  • Prof. Uwe Morgener (Inst. of Quantum Optics, Germany)
  • Prof. Susumu Noda (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
  • Prof. Oleg Pronin (Helmhult Schmidt Univ., Germany)
  • Prof. William H Renninger (Univ. of Rochester, USA)
  • Dr. Supradeepa VR (Indian Inst. of Science, India)

Last update : March 6, 2024

Topic Speakers
02. Ultrafast and
Nonlinear Phenomena
  • Prof. Qi-Tao Cao (Peking Univ., China)
  • Prof. Ming-Chang Chen (Nat'l Tsing Hua Univ., Taiwan)
  • Prof. Xuetao Gan (Northwestern Polytechnical Univ., China)
  • Prof. Yen-Chieh Huang (Nat'l Tsing Hua Univ., Taiwan)
  • Prof. Takuro Ideguchi (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Prof. Jonghwan KIM (Pohang Univ. of Science and Tech., Korea)
  • Prof. Kyungtaec KIM (Gwangju Inst. of Science and Tech., Korea)
  • Prof. Hansuek Lee (KAIST, Korea)
  • Prof. Donguk Nam (Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore)
  • Prof. Zhipei Sun (Aalto Univ., Finland)
  • Prof. Takasumi Tanabe (Keio Univ., Japan)
  • Prof. Dongyang Wan (Southeast Univ., China)
  • Prof. Shiwei Wu (Fudan Univ., China)

Last update : March 25, 2024

Topic Speakers
03. Infrared and Terahertz Technologies and Applications
  • Prof. Hyeyoung Ahn (Nat’l Yang Ming Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan)
  • Prof. Dibakar Roy Chowdhury (Mahindra Univ., India)
  • Dr. Edmund Kelleher (Technical Univ. of Denmark, Denmark)
  • Prof. Dai Sik Kim (Ulsan Nat’l Inst. of Science and Tech., Korea)
  • Prof. Teun-Teun Kim (Univ. of Ulsan, Korea)
  • Prof. Luca Razzari (INRS-EMT, Canada)
  • Prof. Koichiro Tanaka (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
  • Prof. Masayoshi Tonouchi (Osaka Univ., Japan)
  • Prof. Zi Jing Wong (Texas A&M Univ., USA)

Last update : February 27, 2024

Topic Speakers
04. High Power, High Energy Lasers
  • Dr. Ioan Dancus (ELI-NP, Romania)
  • Dr. Hiromitsu Kiriyama (KPSI, QST, Japan)
  • Dr. Seong Ku Lee (APRI, GIST, Korea)
  • Prof. Jumpei Ogino (Osaka Univ., Japan)
  • Prof. Yujie Peng (SIOM, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Dr. Martin Smrž (HiLASE Centre, Czech Republic)
  • Dr. Mariastefania De Vido (STFC Central Laser Facility, UK)

Last update : December 19, 2023

Topic Speakers
05. Laser Processing and
Innovative Applications
  • Dr. Yusuke Ito (The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Prof. SeungYeon Kang (Univ. of Conneticut, USA)
  • Dr. Su Jin LEE (Korea inst. of machinery and materials (KIMM), Korea)
  • Dr. Hyoungwon Park (Fraunhofer Inst. for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Germany)
  • Prof. Mitsuhiro TERAKAWA (Keio Univ., Japan)

Last update : November 2, 2023

Topic Speakers
06. Optical and Photonic Metrology
  • Dr. Heulbi Ahn (Meterlab, Korea)
  • Dr. Emily Caldwell (NIST, USA)
  • Prof. Heejoo Choi (Univ. of Arizona, USA)
  • Dr. Akiko Hirai (NMIJ, Japan)
  • Dr. Takumi Kobayashi (AIST, Japan)
  • Prof. Seung Ah Lee (Yonsei Univ., Korea)
  • Prof. Yuki Shimizu (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
  • Prof. Hanzhong Wu (Huazhong Univ. of Science and Tech., China)
  • Prof. Bin Xue (Tianjin Univ., China)

Last update : April 8, 2024

Topic Speakers
07. Quantum Optics, Atomic Physics and Quantum Information
  • Prof. Joonhee Choi (Stanford Univ., USA)
  • Prof. Xiaodong He (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Prof. David Hutchinson (Univ. of Otago, New Zealand)
  • Prof. Gyu-Boong Jo (Hong Kong Univ. of Science & Tech., Hong Kong)
  • Prof. Kihwan Kim (Tsinghua Univ., China)
  • Prof. Christian Kurtsiefer (Nat’l Univ. of Singpaore, Singapore)
  • Prof. Hyukjoon Kwon (Korea Inst. for Advanced Study (KIAS), Korea)
  • Prof. Gerd Leuchs (Max Planck Inst. for the Science of Light, Germany)
  • Dr. Nicolas MAURANYAPIN (Univ. of Queensland, Australia)
  • Prof. Kae Nemoto (Okinawa Inst. of Science and Tech., Japan)
  • Prof. Young-Sik Ra (KAIST, Korea)
  • Prof. Shuntaro Takeda (The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
  • Dr. Takeshi Umeki (NTT, Japan)
  • Prof. Jianwei Wang (Peking Univ., China)
  • Prof. Li You (Tsinghua Univ., China)

Last update : March 25, 2024

Topic Speakers
08. Micro-, Nano-, and Low-Dimensional Photonics
  • Prof. Min-Soo Hwang (Hanyang Univ., Korea)
  • Dr. Andrew Sungwook Kim (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)
  • Prof. Myungjae Lee (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)
  • Prof. Xinfeng Liu (Nat’l Center for Nanoscience and Tech., China)
  • Prof. SungWoo Nam (Univ. of California at Irvine, USA)
  • Prof. Hai Son Nguyen (Univ. of Lyon, France)
  • Prof. Jung-Hwan Song (Nat’l Univ. of Singapore, Singapore)
  • Dr. Son Tung Ha (A*STAR, Singapore)
  • Prof. Qing Zhang (Peking Univ., China)
  • Prof. Lei Zhou (Fudan Univ., China)

Last update : January 29, 2024

Topic Speakers
09. Optical Communication
Systems and Networks
  • Prof. Tianwai Bo (Beijing Inst. of Tech., China)
  • Dr. Junho Cho (Infinera, USA)
  • Prof. Ning Deng (Huawei Technologies, China)
  • Dr. Daniel J. Elson (KDDI, Japan)
  • Prof. Hoon Kim (KAIST, Korea)
  • Dr. Eduardo Mateo (NEC, USA)
  • Dr. Shen Shikui (China Unicom, China)
  • Dr. Shimpei Shimizu (NTT Corporation, Japan)
  • Dr. Hiroki Taniguchi (NTT Corporation, Japan)
  • Prof. Hui Yang (Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications, China)
  • Prof. Tong Ye (Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China)
  • Prof. Jian Zhao (South China Univ. of Tech., China)
  • Prof. Qiang Zhou (Univ. of Electronic Science and Tech. of China, China)

Last update : February 23, 2024

Topic Speakers
10. Optical Fiber and
Waveguide Technologies
  • Prof. Xiaoyi Bao (Univ. of Ottawa, Canada)
  • Dr. Yongmin Jung (Univ. of Southampton, UK)
  • Prof. Yasuhiro Koike (Keio Univ., Japan)
  • Prof. David Moss (Swinburne Univ. of Tech., Australia)
  • Dr. Youhei Okawa (AIST, Japan)
  • Prof. Siddharth Ramachandran (Boston Univ., USA)
  • Prof. Peter Smith (Southampton Univ., UK)
  • Prof. Seongwoo Yoo (Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore)

Last update : March 25, 2024

Topic Speakers
11. Semiconductor and
Integrated Photonic Devices
  • Prof. Toshihiko Baba (Yokohama Nat’l Univ., Japan)
  • Prof. Antonella Bogoni (CNIT, Italy)
  • Dr. Chul-Soon Im (Hanwha Systems, Korea)
  • Prof. Je-Hyung Kim (UNIST, Korea)
  • Prof. Yuri Kivshar (Australian Nat’l Univ., Australia)
  • Prof. Kei May Lau (The Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Tech., Hong Kong)
  • Dr. Ziyuan Li (Beijing Inst. of Tech., China)
  • Dr. Moritz Merklein (The Univ. of Sydney, Australia)
  • Dr. Amirhassan Shams-Ansari (Harvard Univ., USA)
  • Prof. Yuya Shoji (Tokyo Inst. of Tech., Japan)
  • Dr. Koji Takeda (NTT, Japan)
  • Prof. Jelena Vukovic (Stanford Univ., USA)
  • Prof. Yating Wan (King Abdullah Univ. of Science and Tech., Saudi Arabia)
  • Prof. Cheng Wang (City Univ. of Hong Kong, China)
  • Dr. Wei Wen Wong (The Australian Nat'l Univ., Australia)

Last update : January 29, 2024

Topic Speakers
12. Microwave Photonics and
Optical Signal Processing
  • Prof. Lawrence Chen (McGill Univ., Canada)
  • Prof. Pham Tien Dat (NICT, Japan)
  • Prof. Benjamin J. Eggleton (Univ. of Sydney, Australia)
  • Prof. Mable Fok (Univ. of Georgia, USA)
  • Prof. Ukrit Mankong (Chiang Mai Univ., Thailand)
  • Prof. Motoharu Matsuura (The Univ. of Electro-Communications (UEC), Japan)
  • Prof. Sang-Rok Moon (ETRI, Korea)
  • Prof. Kyung Hyun Park (ETRI, Korea)
  • Prof. Jianping Yao (Univ. of Ottawa, Canada)
  • Prof. Xiaoke Yi (Univ. of Sydney, Australia)

Last update : March 7, 2024

Topic Speakers
13. Biophotonics and Applications
  • Dr. Jeon Woong Kang (Massachusetts Inst. of Technology, USA)
  • Prof. Dong-Ryoung Lee (Soongsil Univ., Korea)
  • Prof. Chengbo Liu (SIAT, China)
  • Dr. Christopher Rowlands (Imperial College London, UK)
  • Prof. Kevin Tsia (Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
  • Prof. Jiamin Wu (Tsinghua Univ., China)
  • Prof. Yasuno Yoshiaki (Univ. of Tsukuba Japan)
  • Prof. Jiayi Zhang (Fudan Univ., China)

Last update : February 5, 2024

Topic Speakers
14. Plasmonics and Metamaterials
  • Dr. Sven Burger (Zuse Inst. Berlin, Germany)
  • Prof. Liang Feng (Univ. of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Prof. Zee Hwan Kim (Seoul Nat’l Univ., Korea)
  • Prof. L. (Kobus) Kuipers (Kavli Inst. Delft, The Netherlands)
  • Prof. Owen D. Miller (Yale Univ., USA)
  • Prof. Koichi Okamoto (Osaka Metropolitan Univ., Japan)
  • Dr. Takuo Tanaka (RIKEN, Japan)
  • Prof. Jae Woong Yoon (Hanyang Univ., Korea)

Last update : February 6, 2024

Topic Speakers
15. Optical Sensors, Display, and Imaging Systems
  • Prof. Chenliang Chang (Univ. of Shanghai for Science and Tech., China)
  • Dr. Florenta Costache (Fraunhofer Inst. for Photonic Microsystems IPMS, Germany)
  • Prof. Tawfique Hasan (Univ. of Cambridge, UK)
  • Prof. Yoshio Hayasaki (Utsunomiya Univ., Japan)
  • Dr. Changwon Jang (Meta Reality Labs Research, USA)
  • Prof. Chulmin Joo (Yonsei Univ., Korea)
  • Prof. Atsushi Shibukawa (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
  • Prof. Chao Zuo (Nanjing Univ. of Science and Tech., China)

Last update : March 18, 2024

Topic Speakers
16. Machine Learning
in Optics and Photonics
  • Prof. Haejun Chung (Hanyang Univ., Korea)
  • Prof. Felix Heide (Princeton Univ., USA)
  • Prof. Qian Kemao (Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore)
  • Dr. Hyounghan Kwon (KIST, Korea)
  • Prof. Owen D. Miller (Yale Univ., USA)
  • Prof. Xianji Piao (Univ. of Seoul, Korea)
  • Prof. Jonghwa Shin (KAIST, Korea)
  • Prof. Sunae So (Korea Univ., Korea)
  • Prof. Kiyoul Yang (Harvard Univ., USA)