Optica Design and Fabrication Congress

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Submission Deadline: 15 Feb 2023 12:00
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International Optical Design Conference (IODC)

The International Optical Design Conference (IODC) occurs every four years and provides the opportunity for attendees from around the world to interact in a structured and yet informal format. IODC, which is co-located with the closely-related Optical Fabrication and Testing (OFT) Topical Meeting, covers a wide range of applications and developments throughout the industry and incorporates freeform optics-related design.

During the past few years, many areas of optical design have seen rapid development driven by a combination of increased demands on system performance, significant advances in both computing power and design software, and by new manufacturing technologies that offer entirely new engineering options. With such an increase of activity occurring throughout the optics industry, it becomes imperative for designers, engineers and scientists to keep up to date with the latest state of the art.

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Dave Aikens

Savvy Optics Corp, United States

Henning Rehn

FISBA, Switzerland

Simon Thibault

Université Laval, Canada

Kristina Uhlendorf

Magic Leap Inc, Germany

Committee Members

  • Dave Aikens, Savvy Optics Corp, United StatesChair
  • Henning Rehn, FISBA, SwitzerlandChair
  • Simon Thibault, Université Laval, CanadaChair
  • Kristina Uhlendorf, Magic Leap Inc, GermanyChair
  • Miguel Alonso, Fresnel Institut, France
  • Aaron Bauer, University of Rochester, United States
  • Julie Bentley, University of Rochester, United States
  • Nathalie Blanchard, INO, Canada
  • Peter Brick, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, Germany
  • Russell Chipman, Retired, United States
  • Peter Clark, Retired, United States
  • Christopher Dainty, FotoNation, Ireland
  • Kai Engelhardt, OPTI-KEN/ams, Germany
  • Alexander Epple, Carl Zeiss AG, Germany
  • Stephen Fantone, Optikos Corporation, United States
  • Florian Fournier, Synopsys, Inc, United States
  • Edward Freniere, Lambda Research Corporation, United States
  • Weichuan Gao, Meta Reality Labs, United States
  • Rafael Gonzalez Acuña, Huawei Technologies, Mexico
  • Michael Hayford, MJH Optics, United States
  • Lakshminarayan Hazra, University of Calcutta, India
  • Alois Herkommer, TTI GmbH University Stuttgart, Germany
  • Eric Herman, Synopsys, Inc, United States
  • Joseph Howard, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, United States
  • Richard Juergens, Cimarron Optical Consulting, Inc, United States
  • Norbert Kerwien, Carl Zeiss AG, Germany
  • John Koshel, Univ of Arizona, Coll of Opt Sciences, United States
  • Jay Kumler, JENOPTIK Optical Systems, LLC, United States
  • Scott Lerner, Meta Platforms, United States
  • Paul Manhart, Mission Support and Test Services LLC, United States
  • James McGuire, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, United States
  • Romeo Mercado, Meta Platforms, United States
  • Paul Michaloski, Corning Advanced Optics, United States
  • Michael Missig, Kollsman Inc, United States
  • Koji Muramatsu, Nikon Corporation, Japan
  • Julius Muschaweck, JMO Illumination Optics GmbH, Germany
  • Thomas Nobis, Carl Zeiss AG, Germany
  • Richard Pfisterer, Photon Engineering LLC, United States
  • Andrew Rakich, GMTO, New Zealand
  • Jannick Rolland, University of Rochester, United States
  • Vesselin Shaoulov, University of Central Florida, United States
  • Harvey Spencer, DRS Technologies, Inc, United States
  • Andreas Timinger, Lumileds Germany GmbH, Germany
  • Sergio Vazquez-Montiel, Universidad Politécnica de Tulancingo, Mexico
  • Anthony Visconti, Optikos Corporation, United States
  • Akira Yabe, Akira Yabe Lens Design, Japan
  • Takanori Yamanashi, Theta Optical LLC, United States
  • Zhenfeng Zhuang, Immervision, Canada