Latin America Optics & Photonics Conference (LAOP)

16 - 21 November 2014
Paradisus Cancun Resort, Cancun, Mexico

Committee List

1. Instrumentation, Optical Design, Color and Vision

Daniel Malacara-Hernandez, CIO, Mexico, Chair
Alejandro Cornejo-Rodriguez, INAOE, Mexico, Co-Chair
Marcelo Trivi, CIOp, Argentina, Co-Chair
Alberto Cordero-Davila, BUAP, Mexico
Jose Rufino Diaz-Uribe, UNAM, Mexico
Virendra N. Mahajan, Univ. of Arizona, USA
Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, CIO, México 
Jose Sasian,The University of Arizona, USA
Alexander Shcherbakov, INAOE, Mexico 
Kurt Bernardo, Wolf, UNAM, Mexico 
James C. Wyant, Univ. of Arizona, USA


2. Wave Optics and Photonics for Information Processing
Jorge Ojeda-Castañeda, Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico, Chair
Miguel A. Alonso, Univ. of Rochester, USA, Co-Chair
Victor Manuel Arrizon-Peña, INAOE, Mexico
Sabino Chavez-Cerda, INAOE, Mexico
Carolina Cruz-Neira, Univ. of  Louisiana, USA 
Konstantinos Falaggis, Institute of Micromechanics and Photonics, Poland
Manuel Fernandez-Guasti, UAMI, Mexico
Ari T. Friberg, Aalto Univ., Sweden
Julio C. Gutierrez-Vega, ITESM, Mexico  
Flavio Horowitz, Universidad Federal Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 
Guillermo H. Kaufmann, Instituto de Fisica Rosario, Argentina  
Anderson Leônidas-Gomes, UFPE, Brazil
Eugenio Rafael Mendez-Mendez, CICESE, Mexico
Chandrasekhar Roychouduri, Univ. of Connecticut, USA
Marija, Strojnik-Pogacar, CIO, Mexico
Kurt Bernardo Wolf, UNAM, Mexico
Pochi Yeh, Univ. of California Santa Barbara, USA

3. Laser Science and Technology
Peter Delfyett, CREOL, USA, Chair
Martin Richardson, CREOL, USA, Co-Chair
Roberto Ortega-Martinez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico, Honorary Chair
Vicente Aboites-Manrique, CIO, Mexico
Shaya Fainman, USCSD, USA
Wayne Knox, Univ. of Rochester, USA  
Alexander Kyrianov, CIO, México  
Axel Schulzgen, CREOL, USA
Andrei Starodoumov, COHERENT, USA

4. Atomic Physics and Laser Spectroscopy
Vanderlei Bagnato, Univ. of São Paulo, Brazil, Chair
Carmen Cisneros, Universidad Nacional Autónoma De México (UNAM), Mexico, Co-Chair
Alessandro Villar, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil, Co-Chair
Juan José Alvarado Gil, CINVESTAV-UM, Mexico
Flavio Cruz UNICAMP, Brazil
Daniel J. Heinzen, Univ. of Texas, USA
Claudio Lenz-Cesar, Univ. Fed. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Paulo A. Maia-Neto, Univ. Fed. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Marco Antonio Meneses-Nava, CIO, Mexico
 
5. Fiber Optics and Optical Communications
Daniel May-Arrioja, UAT, Mexico, Chair
Govind P. Agrawal, Univ. of Rochester, USA, Co-Chair
Hugo Fragnito, UNICAMP, Brazil, Co-Chair
Ishwar Aggarwal, Univ. of North Carolina Charlotte, USA 
Miguel Andrés Bou, Universidad de Valencia, Spain  
Baldemar Ibarra-Escamilla, INAOE, Mexico
Walter Margulis, ACREO, Sweden
Alexis Mendez, MCH Engineering LLC, USA 
David Monzón Hernández, CIO, México
Diana Tentori-Santacruz, CICESE, Mexico

6. Biophotonics and Biomedical Applications
Laura Lechuga, CIN2, Spain, Chair
Francisco Javier Gonzalez-Contreras, CIACYT/UASLP, Mexico, Co-Chair
Josu Alvarez-Borrego, CICESE, Mexico  
Carlos Lenz César, UNICAMP, Brazil  
Joel Villatoro, Ikerbasque and UPV/EHU, Spain 

7. Integrated and Silicon Photonics
Patrick LiKamWa, CREOL, USA, Chair
Govind P. Agrawal, Univ. of Rochester, USA, Co-Chair
Sasan Fathpour, CREOL, USA
Isaac Hernández-Calderon, CINVESTAV, Mexico

8. Designed Structures in Micro and Nano Dimensions for Photonics and Electronics
Rodrigo Amezcua, CREOL, USA, Chair
Stefan Maier, Imperial College, UK, Co-Chair
Ruben Barrera, UNAM, Mexico
Lee Byoungho, National Univ., Korea  
Jorge Gaspar-Armenta, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico
Edmundo Gutiérrez-Dominguez, INAOE, Mexico
Miguel J. Yacaman, Univ. of Texas, USA

9. Quantum and  Nano Optics, Photonics and Electronics
Jose Javier Sanchez-Mondragon, INAOE, Mexico, Chair
Luiz Davidovich, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Co-Chair
Herch Nussenzveig, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Honorary Chair
Alain Aspect, Institutd'Optique, France  
Juan Ignacio CiracSasturain, Max-Planck-Institutfür Qantenoptik, Germany
Andrei Klimov, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
Pierre Meystre, Univ. of Arizona, USA
Hector Manuel Moya Cessa, INAOE, Mexico
Paulo Alberto Nussenzveig, Instituto de Fisica USP, Brazil
Luis Orozco, Univ. of Maryland, USA
Miguel Orzag-Poza, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
Juan Pablo, Paz, FCEyN, Argentina  
Juan Pérez-Torres, ICFO, Spain
Carlos Saavedra, Universidad de Chile, Chile
Yanhua Shih, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore, USA

10. Optics and Photonics in Green Technologies
Elder De-la-Rosa, CIO, Mexico, Chair
Luis Armando Diaz, CIO, Mexico, Co-Chair
Ivan Moreno-Hernández, Universidad de Zacatecas, Mexico, Co-Chair

11. Nonlinear Optics
Cid Bartolomeu-de-Araujo, Federal Univ. of Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil, Chair
Robert W. Boyd, Univ. of Rochester, USA, Co-Chair
Gaetano Assanto, University of Rome, Italy
Demetrios Christodoulides, CREOL, USA
Joseph Haus, Univ. of Dayton, USA
Antonio Federico Muñoz-Flores, AlphaMicron, Inc, USA
Aristide Olaizola Marcano , Delaware State Univ., USA
Nasser Peyghambarian, Univ. of Arizona, USA
Raul Rangel-Rojo, CICESE, Mexico
Serguei Stepanov, CICESE, Mexico
Erick W. van Stryland, CREOL, USA

12. Optics and Photonics in Energy, Industry and Infrastructure
Fernando Mendoza-Santoyo, CIO, Mexico, Chair
Alexis Mendez, MCH Engineering LLC, USA, Co-Chair
Carlo Perez-Lopez, CIO, Mexico

13. Entrepreneurship
Jose Javier Sanchez-Mondragon, INAOE, Mexico, Co-Chair


Latin American Committee

Miguel Alonso, Univ. of Rochester, USA
Cid B. de Araújo, UFP, Brazil
Angel G. Augier, INSTEC, Cuba
Guillermo Baldwin, PUCP, Peru
Leonardo A. Basile, EPN, Ecuador
Pierre Berini, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada
Raúl Cordero, USACH, Chile
Alejandro Cornejo, INAOE, México
Hugo Fragnito, UNICAMP, Brazil
Manuel Filipe Costa, Univ. Of Mino, Portugal
Jonathan Friedman, Puerto Rico Photonics Inst. – UMET, Puerto Rico
Ángela Guzmán, CREOL, USA
Arturo Lezama, Universidad de la Republica Uruguay, Uruguay
Omar Omachea, Universidad Privada Boliviana, Bolivia
Luciano Ángel Toro, EAFIT, Colombia
Freddy Alberto Monroy Ramírez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Daniel Malacara Hernández, CIO, México
Eugenio Méndez, CICESE, México
José Luis Paz, Simon Bolivar Univ., Venezuela
Abdiel Pino, Technological University of Panama, Panama
Carlos Saavedra Rubilar, Univ. de Concepción, Chile
Maria Sagrario Millan, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Caesar Saloma, Univ. of the Philippines, Philippines
Rafael Sarmiento, Univ del Atlantico, Colombia
José Sasián, Univ. of Arizona, USA
Juan P. Torres, ICFO, Spain
Marcelo Trivi, CIOp, Argentina