Edik Rafailov

Professor (Research), AIPT · Aston University

Prof Rafailov current research interests include CW and ultrashort-pulse lasers; generation of light from UV to THz and biomedical photonics

Biomedical Photonics Nanostructures Ultrashort-Pulse Lasers Photonics THz Radiation

Bernard Kippelen

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Bernard Kippelen is an expert in polymer optics and plastic electronics.

Organic Photodetectors and Sensors Optics and Photonics Nanotechnology Printed Electronics

Nathaniel Kinsey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Nathaniel Kinsey's research broadly lies in the field of nanophotonics, studying the interaction of light with materials on the nanoscale.

Nanophotonics/Plasmonics Nonlinear optics Optical Materials Integrated Optics Consumer Nanophotonics

Bahram Javidi, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

A professor of electrical and computer engineering, Javidi also leads the Multidimensional Optical Sensing and Imaging Systems (MOSIS) Lab.

Optics and Photonics Biomedical optics/photonics for imaging Nanotechnology in optical sensing, imaging, visualization, and display 3D Imaging

Andrew Ellis

Professor of Optical Communications/Deputy Director of the Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT) · Aston University

Currently researching optical superchannels and advanced passive optical networks for the delivery of Tbit/s class broadband.

5G Broadband Optical communications Photonics Signal Processing

Kevin Belfield

Dean, College of Science and Liberal Arts, Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Science · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Principal Investigator of the Belfield Research Group, focusing on biophotonics, photophysics, and biological/environmental sensors

Materials Science Molecular engineering Biophotonics Forensic Science Photonics

Ümit Özgür, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Özgür specializes in optical spectroscopy and photonic devices

Ultrafast spectroscopy Group III-nitride and zinc oxide optoelectronics Light emitting diodes III-V and II-VI semiconductor heterostructures Nonlinear optics

Hossein Asghari

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Renewable Energy Robotics Machine Learning Telecommunications Electrical Engineering

Bernadeen McLeod

Owner & Principle · Mentor Works Ltd.

Expert in matching Canadian government funding opportunities to solve business challenges related to hiring, R&D, business expansion, & more

Canadian Government Funding for Businesses Organizational Development Sme Resources Strategic Planning Project Management

Pierre Villeneuve

Founder & General Partner · Equity Management Partners, LLC

Pierre Villeneuve is an expert in the startup world, bringing technology and entrepreneurial leadership to investing and advisory roles.

Telecommunications Semiconductors Industrial Process Analysis Venture Capitalism Startups

Steven Biegalski

Professor, Program Chair, Mechanical Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Steven Biegalski is an expert on nuclear analytical methods, research isotope production, and nuclear forensics.

Research Isotope Production Nuclear Reactors Nuclear Forensics US Nuclear Production Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Paul Rudy, Ph.D.

Entrepreneurship Lecturer, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Part-Time Faculty

Entrepeneurship High Technology Photonics Business Development

Jeremie Zoueu, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Laser and matter interactions expert, focusing on optical spectroscopy

Optical Spectroscopy Imaging Spectroscopy Bio photonics

Gregory E. Triplett, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs | Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Triplett's research focuses on nanomanufacturing technologies that enable improved electronic and photonic device performance.

Optoelectronics and Photonics Electronic Materials Computational Intelligence Semiconductor Manufacturing Infrared Imaging

Aydogan Ozcan

HHMI Professor · Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Chancellor's Professor at UCLA & HHMI Professor

Microscopy Start-Ups Patents Telemedicine Mobile Health

Kate Sugden

Deputy Dean for Enterprise · Aston University

Kate Sugden's research interests are in fibre optic sensing systems, fibre Bragg gratings and femtosecond materials processing.

Fibre Bragg Gratings Physics Optical Fibre Devices and Systems Optical Sensing Optics

Robert Karlicek

Director, Center for Lighting Enabled Systems & Applications (LESA) & Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Develops advanced optoelectronic systems for lighting and display applications.

Optoelectronics Advanced Sensor Technology Advanced Display Technologies Advanced Lighting Systems Lighting and Biological Applications

Elena Gaura

Professor of Pervasive Computing · Coventry University

Professor Elena Gaura is Professor of Pervasive Computing at Coventry University.

Advanced Measurement Systems Technology for Displaced Communities Computing Wireless Sensor Networks Energy Access