OSA Latin America Optics & Photonics Conference (LAOP)

22 - 25 August 2016
Ruta N, Medellin, Colombia

Committee List

Idelfonso Tafur MonroyTechnical University of Denmark, Denmark
General Chair
Ana CardenasUniversidad de Antioquia, Colombia
Co-Chair
 

Local Organizing Committee Member

Ferney Amaya, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia
Rodrigo Acuña, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Nelson Gomez, Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano, Colombia
René Restrepo, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia
Ian Carlo Vélez, IRI Fotónica Ruta N, Colombia
 

Latin America Advisory Committee

Hugo L. Fragnito, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie , Brazil
Anderson S. L. Gomez, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil 
Hugo E. Hernandez-Figueroa, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Jose Javier Sánchez-Mondragón, Inst Nat Astrofisica Optica Electronica, Mexico 
 

Program Subcommittees

1. Optical Design, Instrumentation, Imaging Processing, Color and Vision
July Andrea Galeano, Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano, Colombia, Co-Chair
Maxime Jacquot, Université de Franche-Comté, CNRS FEMTO-ST, France, Co-Chair
Miguel A Alonso, University of Rochester, USA
Rufino Díaz Uribe, Universidad Autónoma Nacional de México, Mexico
Corinne Fournier, University Saint-Etienne, France
Luc Froelhy, Instituto Femto-ST, France
Jorge Ivan Garcia-Sucerquia, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Johnson Garzon Reyes, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia
Michał Józwik, Politechnika Warszawska, Poland
Frank Marzani, Université de Bourgogne, France

2. Optical Fibers and Sensing Technologies
Jes Broeng, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Denmark, Co-Chair
Cristiano Monteiro de Barros Cordeiro, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, Co-Chair
Miguel Andres, Universitat de Valencia, Spain
Gilberto Brambilla, University of Southampton, UK
Marcos Franco, IEAv - Institute of Advanced Studies, Brazil
Haroldo Hattori, University of New South Wales, Australia
Pedro Jorge, INESC PORTO, Portugal
Hanne Ludvigsen, Aalto University, Finland
Walter Margulis, Acreo, Sweden
Daniel May-Arrioja, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica A.C., Mexico
Rogerio Nogueira, Instituto De Telecomunicacoes, Portugal
Pedro Torres, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Lei Wei, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

3. Laser Science and THz Technology
Pablo Acedo, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, Co-Chair
Sascha Preu, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, Co-Chair
Cid Bartolomeu de Araújo, Univ. Federal Pernambuco, Brazil
Enrique Castro-Camus, Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, Mexico
Juan Hernández Cordero, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
Roberto Morandotti, INRS, Canada
Mauro Pereira, Univ. of Sheffield, Brazil
Victor Torres, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Stephan Winnerl, Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany

4. Atomic Physics and Laser Spectroscopy
Jose W. Tabosa, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil, Co-Chair
Enrique Mejía-Ospino, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia, Co-Chair
Luís Araujo, Universidade Estadual de Campinas-UNICAMP, Brazil
Vanderlei Bagnato, Universidade de São Paulo-USP-SC, Brazil
Daniel Bloch, Université Paris XIII, France
Robin Kaiser, Institut Nonlinear de Nice-INLN, France
Julien Laurat, Université Pierre et Marie Curie-UPMC, France
Claudio Lenz, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro-UFRJ, Brazil
Arturo Lezama, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Luis Marcassa, Universidade de São Paulo-USP-SC, Brazil
Paulo Nussenzveig, Universidade de São Paulo-USP, Brazil
Marcos Oria, Universidade Federal da Paraíba-UFPB, Brazil

5. Optical Communications and Optical Signal Processing
Darli Mello, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, Co-Chair
Juan Jose Vegas, Olmos Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, Co-Chair
Jose Manuel Delgado Mendinueta, NICT, Japan
Neil Gonzalez Tyndall, National Institute, Ireland
Ramon Gutierrez-Castrejon, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Nobuhiko Kikuchi Hitachi, Central Research Laboratory, Japan
Alan Lau, Hong-Kong Polytechnic University, Hong-Kong
Paulo Monteiro, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Paolo Monti, KTH, Sweeden
Juliano Oliveira, PqD, Brasil
Nikos Pleros, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Murilo Romero, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Rakesh Sambaraju, Berk-Tek - A Nexans Company, USA
Marcelo Segatto, Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil
Steven Shen, Soochow University, China
Chee Hing, Tan University of Sheffield, UK
Lilin Yi, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

6. Biophotonics and Biomedical Applications
Laura M. Lechuga, Consejo Sup Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain, Co-Chair
Denise M. Zezell, IPEN - CNEN-SP - USP, Brazil, Co-Chair
Hatice Altug, EPFL, Switzerland
Luciano Bachmann, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Rui Mario Correia da Silva Vilar, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
Carlos Lenz, UNICAMP, Brazil
Herculano Martinho, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil
Valerio Pruneri, ICFO, Spain
Sidney J.L. Ribeiro, São Paulo State University- UNESP, Brazil

7. Photonic Integrated and Silicon Photonics
Hugo E. Hernandez-Figueroa, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, Co-Chair
Alvaro Casas-Bedoya, University of Sydney, Australia, Co-Chair
Daniel Orquiza de Carvalho, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil
Marek Chacinski, TE Connectivity, Sweden
Mircea Guina, Tampere University of Technology , Finland
Lucas Heitzmann Gabrielli, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Geert Morthier, University of Gent, Belgium
Vitaly Rodriguez-Esquerre, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
Salah Obayya, Zewail City of Science and Technology, Egypt
Boon S. Ooi, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia
Dries Van Thourhout, University of Gent, Belgium

8. Nanophotonics and Metamaterials
Berardi Sensale-Rodriguez, University of Utah, USA, Co-Chair
Javier Garcia de Abajo, ICFO, Spain
Anderson Gomes, UFPE, Brazil
Juan Domingo Baena, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Cristina Masoller, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Roberto Merlin, Unviersity of Michigan, USA
Willie Padilla, Duke University, USA

9. Quantum and Nonliner Optics
Hugo L. Fragnito, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil, Co-Chair
Rodrigo Acuña, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia, Co-Chair
Hernando García, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, USA
Florencio Hernández, Univ. of Central Florida-CREOL, USA

10. Other Multidisciplinary Applications of Photonics
Santiago Echeverri, Mellanox, Denmark, Co-Chair
Valerie Elisabeth Gauthier Umana¸ Universidad del Rosario, Colombia Co-Chair
Germán Cortes, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia
Amilcar Estrada, Universidad Javieriana, Colombia
Franklin Jaramillo, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia
René Restrepo, Universidad Eafit, Colombia