Board of Directors


2016 Board of Directors

Officers

Alan WillnerAlan Willner, President
University of Southern California, USA
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016
Philip RussellPhilip Russell, Past President
Max-Planck-Institute for the Science of Light, Germany
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016
 
Eric MazurEric Mazur, President-Elect
Harvard University, USA
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016
George BayzGeorge Bayz, Treasurer
Synopsys, Inc., USA
Term: 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2017
 
Ian WalmsleyIan Walmsley, Vice President
University of Oxford, UK
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016
 

 

Chairs

Groot Gregory
Groot Gregory, Chair, Member and Education Services Council
Synopsys, Inc., USA
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
 
David Fittinghoff
David Fittinghoff, Chair, Meetings Council
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Term:  1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
 
Melanie Campbell

Melanie CW Campbell, Chair, International Council  
University of Waterloo, Canada 
Term: 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016  

 
Alex Fong
Alex Fong, Chair
OSA Industry Development Associates

Gooch & Housego, USA
Term:  1 January 2016 to 31 December 31 2017
 
Joseph Mait

Joseph N. Mait, Chair
Publications Council

US Army Research Laboratory, USA
Term: 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2016

Directors at Large

Jay Eastman
Jay M. Eastman, Director at Large
Optel, Inc., USA
Term: 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017
 
Turan Erdogan
Turan Erdogan, Director at Large
Melles Griot and IDEX Optics & Photonics., USA
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018
 
Amy Eskilson
Amy Eskilson, Director at Large
Inrad Optics, USA
Term: 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017
 
Franz Kartner
Franz K√§rtner, Director at Large
Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (DESY) and University of Hamburg, Germany
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018
 
Juerg Leuthold
Juerg Leuthold, Director at Large
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Term: 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017
 
Michal Lipson
Michal Lipson, Director at Large
Columbia University, USA
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018
   
Takashige Omatsu, Director at Large
Chiba University, Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science, Japan
Term: 1 March 2015 to 31 December 2017
 
Anne Tropper
Anne Tropper, Director at Large
University of Southampton, Professor of Physics, UK
Term: 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2016
 
Adam Wax
Adam Wax, Director at Large
Duke University, Theodore Kennedy Professor of Biomedical Engineering, USA
Term: 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2016
 
Xi-Change Zhang
Xi-Cheng Zhang, Director at Large
University Of Rochester, Director and M. Parker Givens Chair of Optics, USA
Term: 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2016