Board of Directors

2017 Board of Directors

Officers

Eric Mazur, President
Harvard University, USA
Term: 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Alan Willner, Past President
University of Southern California, USA
Term: 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
 
Ian Walmsley, President-elect
University of Oxford, UK
Term: 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
George Bayz, Treasurer
Synopsys, Inc., USA
Term: 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2017
 
Ursula Gibson, Vice President
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Term: 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017


Chairs

Groot Gregory, Chair, Member and Education Services Council
Synopsys, Inc., USA
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
 
David Fittinghoff, Chair, Meetings Council
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Term:  1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017
 

Shanti Bhattacharya, Chair, International Council  
IIT Madras, India 
Term: 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018 

 
Alex Fong, Chair
OSA Industry Development Associates

Gooch & Housego, USA
Term:  1 January 2016 to 31 December 31 2017
 

Joseph Izatt, Chair
Publications Council

Duke University, USA
Term: 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018

Directors at Large

Mark Brongersma, Director at Large
Stanford, USA
Term: 1 March 2017 - 31 December 2019
 
Pierre Chavel, Director at Large
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Institut d'Optique, France
Term: 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019
 
Jay M. Eastman, Director at Large
Optel, Inc., USA
Term: 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017
 
Turan Erdogan, Director at Large
Plymouth Grating Laboratory, USA
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018
 
Amy Eskilson, Director at Large
Inrad Optics, USA
Term: 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017
 
Franz Kärtner, Director at Large
Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (DESY) and University of Hamburg, Germany
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018
 
Juerg Leuthold, Director at Large
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Term: 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017
 
Michal Lipson, Director at Large
Columbia University, USA
Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018
 
Carlos López-Mariscal, Appointed Director at Large
Underwater Photonics, Mexico
Term: 1 March 2016 to 31 December 2018
 
Takashige Omatsu, Director at Large
Chiba University, Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science, Japan
Term: 1 March 2015 to 31 December 2017
 
Martijn de Sterke, Director at Large
University of Syndey, Australia
Term: 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019