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Optica Photonic Devices Industry Summit at ficonTEC

05 - 06 September, 2023

Achim, Germany

Anuradha Agarwal

MIT, Principal Research Scientist

A Global Alliance for Sustainable Microchip Manufacturing
About the Speaker

Dr. Anu Agarwal is a Principal Research Scientist at MIT, developing a Si-CMOS compatible platform for mid-IR sensing and imaging. She is an Optica Fellow (2022), has over 250 journal and refereed conference publications, 17 awarded patents, and 4 pending patents. She is director of electronic-photonic packaging at the MIT Microphotonics Center and leads the Lab for Education and Application Prototypes (LEAP) at MIT.nano within the Initiative for Knowledge and Initiative in Manufacturing (IKIM). Through this LEAP initiative her team has built hybrid advanced manufacturing skills training programs to bridge the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities gap in STEM across the workforce supply chain from K-Gray. She leads a program in microchip manufacturing sustainability that seeks to build a global self-consistent roadmap across technology, ecology, and workforce.

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