Universiteit Gent, Netherlands
Brillouin and Raman Scattering in Silicon and Siliconnitride Photonic Integrated Circuits
Roel Baets is full professor at Ghent University (UGent). He is also associated with IMEC. He has management responsibilities within the Photonics Research Group of UGent, the Center for Nano- and Biophotonics (NB Photonics) of UGent, the international Erasmus Mundus MSc program in Photonics and the joint UGent-IMEC research program on silicon photonics.
University of Tokyo, Japan
Past, Present and Future of Coherent Optical Fiber Communication
Kazuro Kikuchi received a B.S. in electrical engineering and an M.S. and Ph.D. in electronic engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1974, 1976, and 1979, respectively. In 1979, he joined the Department of Electronic Engineering and is currently a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems of the University of Tokyo. He is also serving on the board of directors for Alnair Labs Corporation.