Resources: Committees

Optical Interference Coatings (OIC)

19 - 24 June 2016
Loews Ventana Canyon , Tucson, Arizona United States

Resources: Committees

The Technical Program Committee Members are integral to the success of the meeting. As a volunteer you dedicate countless hours contacting colleagues to encourage submissions and reviewing papers. On behalf of OSA, its Board, and its entire staff, we extend enormous gratitude to the members of the Optical Interference Coatings (OIC) Technical Program Committee.

Call for Papers Opens December 2015
Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 1 March 2016, 12:00 EST (Convert Time)
Peer Review
Program Committee Decisions
Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Online Program Planner Available
Eligible Students: Apply for a Student Travel Grant 1 March 2016
Postdeadline Abstract and Summary Submissions Due 6 June 2016, 12:00 EDT (Convert Time)
Postdeadline Paper Notifications Sent
Hotel Reservation By 31 May 2016
Register for the Meeting By 23 May 2016
Postdeadline Authors Notified of Committee Decisions
Prepare to Present at the Meeting
Present at the Meeting 19 June - 24 June 2016

How to be Effective

  • Volunteer to preside
  • Assist during invitation process
  • Score all papers (excluding conflicts)
  • Volunteer to blog
  • Promote meeting
  • Encourage your peers to complete a submission for the meeting.
  • Mark your calendar and save dedicated time for the paper review process.  
  • To promote the meeting, solicit and encourage contributed papers
  • Suggest candidates for invited speakers
  • Support and adhere to meeting deadlines
  • Review and score submissions to help determine which submissions should be accepted for presentation
  • Support chairs’ effort to solicit funds from granting agencies and corporations.
  • Attend the meeting and participate in on-site wrap-up meetings


All documents listed below are located in the Resource Center on Sharepoint.

  • Chairs’ Manual
  • Fundraising Grant Information
  • Exhibit and Sponsorship Information
  • Peer Review Instructions
  • Scheduling Instructions

General Chair

Detlev Ristau, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Germany

Program Chair

Li Li, National Research Council Canada, Canada

International Program Committe (IPC)

Claude Amra, Fresnel Institut, France
James Barrie, The Aerospace Corporation, United States
Hsi-Chao Chen, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Xinbin Cheng, Tongji University, China
Mireille Commandré, Fresnel Institut, France
Svetlana Dligatch, CSIRO Australia, Australia
Angela Duparré, Fraunhofer IOF, Germany
Henrik Ehlers, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V., Germany
Karen Hendrix, Viavi Solutions Inc., United States
Chang Kwon Hwangbo, Inha University, South Korea
Michael Jacobson, Optical Data Associates, United States
Jennifer Kruschwitz, University of Rochester, United States
Cheng-Chung Lee, National Central University, Taiwan
Bincheng Li, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Xu Liu, Zhejiang University, China
Roland Loercher, Carl Zeiss AG, Germany
Ludvik Martinu, Ecole Polytechnique, Canada
Carmen Menoni, Colorado State University, United States
Claude Montcalm, Iridian Spectral Technologies, Ltd, Canada
Hiroshi Murotani, Tokai University, Japan
Ekishu Nage, Shincron Co., Ltd, Japan
James Oliver, University of Rochester, United States
Angela Piegari, ENEA, Italy
Robert Sargent, Viavi Solutions Inc., United States
Robert Schaffer, Evaporated Coatings, Inc, United States
Ulrike Schulz, Fraunhofer IOF, Germany
Noriaki Toyoda, University of Hyogo, Japan
Michael Trubetskov, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany
Alfons Zoeller, Bühler Alzenau GmbH, Germany

Advisory Committee

Norbert Kaiser, Fraunhofer IOF, Germany
Angus Macleod, The University of Arizona, United States
Ric Shimshock, MLD Technologies, LLC, United States
Douglas Smith, Plymouth Grating Laboratory, United States
Christopher Stolz, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States
Brian Sullivan, Iridian Spectral Technologies, Canada
Alexander Tikhonravov, M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Markus Tilsch, Viavi Solutions Inc., United States