Eric Mazur to Deliver Keynote Presentation at ACP Conference

10 November 2017

Eric Mazur to Deliver Keynote Presentation at ACP Conference

GUANGZHOU – Eric Mazur, President of The Optical Society (OSA), will be one of the featured plenary speakers at the Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP). ACP is the largest conference in the Asia-Pacific region on optical communication, photonics and relevant technologies.
Dr. Mazur is currently the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University and Area Dean of Applied Physics. He is an internationally recognized scientist, researcher and speaker. Mazur has received numerous awards for his significant contributions in the field of spectroscopy, light scattering and nanophotonics. He holds honorary professorships from Beijing University of Technology, Beijing Normal University and the University of Montreal.
WHO: 2017 OSA President Eric Mazur
WHAT: ACP Keynote presentation “Extreme Optics with Zero Refractive Index”
WHEN: Saturday, 11 November 8:00 – 11:30 (CST)
WHERE: The Garden Hotel, Garden Grand Ballroom, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Other featured OSA speakers include:
  • Sir David Payne, University of Southampton, UK and Nanyang Technology University, Singapore and his presentation “No Gain Without Payne”
  • Dr. Connie Chang-Hasnain, University of California at Berkeley, USA and her presentation “VCSEL Arrays for 3D Sensing and Imaging”
  • Dr. Peter Winzer, Nokia Bell Laboratories, USA and his presentation “Future Network Scaling and the Need for Massive Opto-Electronic Array Integration”
For more information on the ACP meeting, visit the conference website.

About The Optical Society
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