Imaging and Applied Optics Congress


Submission Deadline: 16 Mar 2022 12:00
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The COSI topical meeting showcases the latest innovations in imaging science, emphasizing synergistic activities in Optics, Signal Processing and Machine Learning. The meeting attracts submissions that span topics ranging from theoretical advances in photonics to imaging applications in medicine, defense and industry. 

Popular Topics (in alphabetical order): 

  • Computational Microscopy (including Ptychography), Digital Holographic Microscopy 
  • Compressed Sensing 
  • Computational Spectroscopy and Spectral Imaging 
  • Computational Imaging for Point-of-care applications 
  • Fundamental Limits of Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging 
  • Imaging through Scattering and Turbid Media 
  • Inverse Problems in Imaging 
  • Lensless Imaging, Coherent Diffraction Imaging 
  • Machine Learning for Computational Imaging 
  • Novel applications of Holography 
  • Phase Retrieval and its applications 
  • Polarization Imaging and Sensing 
  • SAR, InSAR, Terahertz- and mm-Wave Imaging 
  • Super-Resolution 
  • Topics in 3D Imaging (Structured Illumination, ToF Sensing, LiDAR, Light Fields) 
  • Tomographic Imaging 
  • Unconventional Imaging Modalities (Intensity Interferometry, Ghost Imaging and Mutual Intensity Imaging)

Topics of Special Interest (in alphabetical order):

  • Computer Generated Holography and Computational Displays for AR/VR 
  • Computational Imaging using Metasurfaces and Metamaterials 
  • Event-Driven Computational Imaging using Neuromorphic Sensors 
  • Non-Line-of-Sight Imaging 
  • Physics aware Deep Learning 
  • Quantum Imaging 
  • Single-photon Imaging


Figen Oktem

Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey

Gordon Wetzstein

Stanford University, United States

Florian Willomitzer

Northwestern University, United States

Qing Chao

Oculus Research, United States
Program Chair

Vidya Ganapati

Swarthmore College, United States
Program Chair

Prasanna Rangarajan

Southern Methodist University, United States
Program Chair

Committee Members

  • Figen Oktem, Middle East Technical University (METU), TurkeyChair
  • Gordon Wetzstein, Stanford University, United StatesChair
  • Florian Willomitzer, Northwestern University, United StatesChair
  • Qing Chao, Oculus Research, United StatesProgram Chair
  • Vidya Ganapati, Swarthmore College, United StatesProgram Chair
  • Prasanna Rangarajan, Southern Methodist University, United StatesProgram Chair


Corporate Sponsor

American Elements