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San Francisco: what to know before going to AIO 2017

By Cushla McGoverin | Posted: 23 June 2017

10 Interesting facts about San Francisco


1. San Francisco hasn’t always been San Francisco...

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AIO 2017: Focus on Dr. Michael Schmidberger, OSRAM GmbH, Germany

By Cushla McGoverin | Posted: 19 June 2017

AIO Committee YP, Cushla McGoverin, interviews AIO 2017 Invited Speaker, Dr. Michael Schmidberger about his experiences in development of the world’s first broadband Infrared (IR) light emitting diode (LED) at OSRAM. Dr. Schmidberger will present at AIO on Tuesday, June 27 at 9:30am.

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Just in AIO 2017: Two panel sessions, “The View from the Ladder: Perceptions on the Future of Photonics” and “Start-ups, Incubators, Accelerators, Oh My!”

By Cushla McGoverin | Posted: 13 June 2017

AIO Committee YP, Cushla McGoverin, interviews AIO 2017 Invited Speaker and Panelist, Dr. Anna Rissanen about her experiences in development and commercialization of novel sensing applications. 
This year we will host two panel sessions. Greg Quarles (OSA Chief Scientist) will introduce the first session (“The View from the Ladder: Perceptions on the Future of Photonics” ) regarding the future of photonics.Another panel (“Start-ups, Incubators, Accelerators, Oh My!”), taps into the investor’s mindset to offer guidance for successfully pitching photonics technology. This panel will begin with an introduction by Dr. Laura Smoliar, co-founder of the Berkeley Catalyst Fund.

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AIO 2017: Focus on Dr. Arsen Hajian, Hindsight Imaging Inc, USA

By Cushla McGoverin | Posted: 31 May 2017

AIO Committee YP, Cushla McGoverin, interviews AIO 2017 Invited Speaker Dr. Arsen Hajian about his experiences at optical spectroscopy as the founder and CEO of Hindsight Imaging. Dr. Hajian will present at AIO on Monday, June 26 at 11am.
 

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​Just in AIO 2017: Keynote Speaker, Dr. Tish Shute, Futurewei (Huawei), USA

By Sogol Borjian, Ph.D | Posted: 24 May 2017

AIO 2017 Keynote Speaker, Dr. Tish Shute, the Director, AR/VR, Corporate Technology Strategy, Futurewei (Huawei USA) will talk about XR and the future of communications: from silicon to human photonics. Dr. Shute will present at AIO on Tuesday, June 27.

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AIO 2017: Focus on Dr. Brian Pogue, DoseOptics, LLC, USA

By Cushla McGoverin | Posted: 9 May 2017

Cushla McGoverin, interviews AIO 2017 Invited Speaker Dr. Brian Pogue, the president of DoseOptics, about his experience at radiation therapy imaging and Cherenkov radiotherapy dosimetry. Dr. Pogue will present at AIO on Wednesday, June 28.

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AIO 2017: Focus on Dr. Hod Finkelstein, TruTag Technologies, USA

By Sogol Borjian, Ph.D | Posted: 19 April 2017

Dr. Finkelstein has over twenty years of technology development, manufacturing and operations experience.  Prior to joining TruTag Technologies, he was Director of Technology Development for Illumina, Inc., a leading genomic analysis and DNA sequencing company, where he led the development and productization of advanced sequencing products and technologies.

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Applied Industrial Optics 2017 (AIO) - Chair Dr. Arlene Smith shares her thoughts on the meeting.

By Sogol Borjian, Ph.D | Posted: 28 March 2017

What do you think makes AIO meeting a remarkable meeting? 
The program is mostly invited talks, which enables the Committee to focus on enabling leaders in the field to share their knowledge. The Committee members display great dedication in working to make the meeting the best...

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Applied Industrial Optics Day 4

By Sogol Borjian Borojeni | Posted: 29 July 2016

The final day of AIO 2016 kicked off with...

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Applied Industrial Optics Day 3

By Sogol Borjian Borojeni | Posted: 28 July 2016

Day 3 started with...

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Applied Industrial Optics Day 2

By Sogol Borjian Borojeni | Posted: 27 July 2016

The first session of AIO on Day 2, “ID Photonically”, was opened by...

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Applied Industrial Optics Day 1

By Arlene Smith, Ph.D. | Posted: 25 July 2016

OSA’s Imaging and Applied Optics Congress kicked off with the...

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AIO Co-Founder and 2016 Program Chair, Dr Jess V. Ford, shares his thoughts on the AIO meeting.

By Arlene Smith, Ph.D. | Posted: 14 July 2016

AIO will stretch your mind about photonics applications and help you develop a network of friends that will help you overcome any hurdle in taking your technology from the lab bench to the marketplace.  We also have the best after conference parties and discussions.

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AIO 2016: Focus on Dr. Garrett Cole, Crystalline Mirror Solutions LLC, US

By Dr. Garrett Cole | Posted: 29 June 2016

What do you think people will learn from your talk as a take-home lesson?
I aim to give an overview of...

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AIO 2016: Focus on Dr. Torsten Frosch, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany

By Sogol Borjian | Posted: 10 June 2016

Dr. Torsten Frosch, who was recently awarded the Bunsen-Kirchhoff award for Analytical Spectroscopy, will talk about Raman Spectroscopic Gas Sensing at AIO 2016. In the following interview, AIO Young Professional, Sogol Borjian, asks Dr Frosch about his work and his upcoming talk at AIO 2016. 

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Imaging and Applied Optics in Heidelberg?

By Sogol Borjian Borojeni | Posted: 25 May 2016

The Imaging and Applied Optics Congress is 25 - 28 July 2016 in Heidelberg, Germany. We hope you’ll join us there. Here are some Interesting Facts about this wonderful place: 

(1)The first evidence of human life in Europe was found in Heidelberg. A jaw-bone which is the earliest evidence found of human life in Europe, known today as the “Heidelberg Man”, was discovered in a gravel pit in Heidelberg in 1907.
(2)Heidelberg University is the oldest in Germany, founded in 1386.
(3)The first bicycle was invented by...
 

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What is Applied Industrial Optics?

By Gary Miller, US Naval Research Laboratory, USA | Posted: 5 May 2016

Applied Industrial Optics (AIO) is a unique conference where industrial professionals are asked to speak about their work, which typically is never published, unless as a patent. While many industrial societies have conferences that approach this format, the Optics and Photonics industry typically only has trade shows, such as CLEO and Photonics West. For industrial participants, these events are focused on the exhibition floor and the technical program is ancillary. AIO, this 25 - 28 July 2016 in Heidelberg, Germany as part of the Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, shifts that paradigm focusing instead on the technical program.

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