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Technical Group Leadership Election

Congratulations to the newly elected Technical Group leaders!

2024 Technical Group Leaders

Optica is pleased to announce the next leaders for thirteen of our technical groups. Optica Technical Groups are vibrant and active communities that connect Optica members with colleagues and leaders within specialized topic areas worldwide.

The selected individuals will serve as chair for a three-year term starting in January 2024. Elected by their fellow members, these individuals will be responsible for selecting an executive committee to collaborate with to foster a sense of community among the members of their group. Working together, they will organize special events featuring tailored programming, host webinars on hot topics, and share information on the latest developments in their field throughout their three-year terms.

The 2024 Technical Group Leaders are:

Microscopy and Optical Coherence Tomography

Aditi Sahu
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States

 

Color

Allie Hexley
University of Oxford, United Kingdom

 

Optoelectronics

Amita Rawat
University of California, Davis, United States

 

Optical Communications

Anny Xijia Zheng
Google LLC, United States

 

Polarization Management and Propagation

Claire Cisowski
University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

 

Photonic Metamaterials

Haoran Ren
Monash University, Australia

 

Applications of Visual Science

Laura Young
University of Newcastle, United Kingdom

 

Nonlinear Optics

Lewis Hill
Max-Planck-Inst Physik des Lichts, Germany

 

Systems and Instrumentation

Manish Tiwari
Manipal University Jaipur, India

 

Optical Material Studies

Michael Coco
Veeco, Inc., United States

 

Optical Metrology

Raktim Haldar
Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

 

Optical Cooling and Trapping

Riccardo Pennetta
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany

 

Photonic Detection

Matteo Alasio
Politecnico di Torino, Italy

 

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