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Optica Executive Forum at OFC 2024

Robert Maher

CTO, Infinera

About the Speaker

Robert Maher, Ph.D. serves as Chief Technology Officer of the Optical Modules and Coherent Solutions BU at Infinera. He has authored over 100 technical publications in the field of optical transmission technologies and has 2 patents. He was awarded the Marie Curie Research Fellowship from the European Research Council (ERC) in 2010 and the University Research Fellowship from the Royal Society, UK, in 2016. In recognition of his technical contributions to the optical industry, he has been awarded Optica’s Paul F Foreman Team Engineering Excellence Award and the Colin Campbell Mitchell Award from the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK). In 2015, he was elevated to Senior Member of the IEEE. Dr. Maher holds a B.Eng. in Electronic Engineering and a Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering from Dublin City University, Ireland.

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