Siegman International School on Lasers: 2014


3 - 8 August 2014
Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

This program, co-founded by the OSA Foundation and IPG Photonics, provided over 80 graduate students from around the world the opportunity to advance their education, foster future collaboration, and promote research and engineering for the optical community. 30% of students in attendance were from developing nations and 26% were female.

Confirmed session instructors included:

Robert L. Byer, Stanford University, USA
Hui Cao, Yale University, USA
Connie Chang-Hasnain, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Steven Chu, Stanford University, USA
Alexander L. Gaeta, Cornell University, USA
Stephen E. Harris, Stanford University, USA
Jim Kafka, Spectra-Physics a Newport Company, USA
David Richardson, Southampton University, United Kingdom
Bahaa E. A. Saleh, CREOL, USA
Mark Sobey, Coherent, USA

The 2014 Siegman International School on Lasers offered 18 courses from Chip-based Nonlinear Photonics to Writing for International Research Journals. Nearly 50 poster presentations from 30 countries were represented.

Co-Sponsor Information

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Host Information

About SPRC at Stanford University
bout Ginzton Lab at Stanford University


2014 Program Committee Members

  • Eric Van Stryland, CREOL, USA, Chair
  • Michael Damzen, Imperial College, UK
  • Michel Digonnet, Stanford University, USA
  • James Leger, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Luis Orozco, University of Maryland, USA
  • Jose Salcedo, Multiwave Photonics, Portugal
  • Doug Stone, Yale University, USA

Steering Committee Members

  • Eric Van Stryland, CREOL, USA, Chair
  • Eric Rosas, National Center of Metrology (CENAM), Mexico, Vice Chair
  • Chris Dainty, National Univ. of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
  • Andrew Forbes, CSIR National Laser Centre, South Africa
  • Yoonchan Jeong, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Mike O'Conner, IPG Photonics, USA
  • Niloufer Shroff, DeitY, India
  • Virginia Siegman, USA, Honorary Member


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