Meta Platforms, Optical Engineer
About the Speaker
Drew Alduino is an optical engineer at Meta Platforms where his work is focused on integrated optics for Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning applications. Previously at Intel, he was an early member of the team which developed SiPh and the integrated Silicon hybrid-laser and helped lead the team which demonstrated the first CWDM SiPh integrated optical link in 2010. His interests remain focused on the development and integration of low power, high-bandwidth optics with XPUs to enable future AI/ML and compute systems. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico in 1999 with a focus on opto-electronics. He has co-authored over a dozen papers and has been awarded 11 patents.