2016 Councils

OSA’s governance committees and councils focus on strategies, programs and activities that support the organization’s short- and long-term goals. Committee members are nominated by the OSA President-Elect and approved by the OSA Board of Directors. Members generally serve multi-year terms that follow the calendar year, beginning 1 January and concluding 31 December.


    Board of Editors

  • C. Martijn de Sterke, University of Sydney, Australia, Chair
  • Govind P. Agrawal, University of Rochester, United States
  • Michael Blades, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Alexandra Boltasseva, Purdue University, United States
  • Anthony J. Campillo, The Optical Society, United States
  • P. Scott Carney, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
  • Ronald G. Driggers, St. Johns Optical Systems, United States
  • Alexander L. Gaeta, Columbia University, United States
  • Ori Gerstel, Sedona Systems, Israel
  • Christoph K. Hitzenberger, Medizinische Universität Wien, Austria
  • Patrick Iannone, Nokia Bell Labs, United States
  • Joseph N. Mait, US Army Research Laboratory, United States
  • Arokia Nathan, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Jung H. Shin, Korea Advanced Inst of Science & Tech, South Korea
  • Grover A. Swartzlander, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
  • Alexander S. Tibilov, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute, Russia
  • Andrew M. Weiner, Purdue University, United States
  • Peter J. Winzer, Nokia Bell Labs, United States
  • Xicheng Zhang, U of Rochester, The Institute of Optics, United States
  • Zhiping Zhou, Peking University, China
  • Changhe Zhou, Shanghai Inst of Optics and Fine Mech, China

  • Board of Meetings

  • Aref Chowdhury, Nokia Corporation, United States, Chair
  • Kenneth G.H. Baldwin, Australian National University, Australia
  • Gisele Bennett, United States
  • Jens Biegert, ICFO -The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain
  • Jennifer J. Hunter, University of Rochester, United States
  • Inuk Kang, LGS Innovations LLC, United States
  • Byoungho Lee, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Melissa Skala, Morgridge Institute for Research, United States
  • Volker Jendrick Sorger, George Washington University, United States
  • Irina T. Sorokina, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Univ, Norway
  • Takunori Taira, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
  • James W. Tunnell, University of Texas at Austin, United States
  • Wilhelm Ulrich, Carl Zeiss AG, Germany
  • Vicki J. Volbrecht, Colorado State University, United States
  • Giovanni Volpe, Bilkent Universitesi, Turkey

  • Industry Council

  • Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, Facebook Inc., United States, Chair
  • Neil S Ball, Directed Light Inc., United States
  • Paul M. Crosby, Coherent Inc., United States
  • G. Groot Gregory, Synopsys, Inc, United States
  • Husain Imam, NKT Photonics Inc, United States
  • Donald A. Pearson, Engineering Synthesis Design Inc, United States
  • Jean-Michel Pelaprat, Figulus, United States
  • Sam Rubin, Thorlabs Inc, United States
  • Debbie Wilson, Lumentum Operations Inc, United States

  • International Council

  • Melanie C W Campbell, University of Waterloo, Canada, Chair
  • Oleg V. Angelsky, Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine
  • Shanti Bhattacharya, IIT Madras, India
  • Paul Buah-Bassuah, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
  • Kristian Buchwald, Ibsen Photonics A/S, Denmark
  • Cornelia Denz, Westfaelische Wilhelms Univ Munster, Germany
  • Qihuang Gong, Peking University, China
  • Philippe Lalanne, Institut d'Optique, France
  • Xu Liu, Zhejiang University, China
  • Paulo Alberto Nussenzveig, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Eric ROSAS-SOLIS, Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, Mexico
  • Zuleykhan Tomova, University of Maryland at College Park, United States
  • Victor Nikolaevich Zadkov, Institute of Spectroscopy, RAS, Russia

  • Meetings Council

  • David N. Fittinghoff, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States, Chair
  • John Ballato, Clemson University, United States
  • Aref Chowdhury, Nokia Corporation, United States
  • Benjamin J. Eggleton, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Jess V Ford, Weatherford International Ltd, United States
  • Paul M. W. French, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  • Sukesh Roy, Spectral Energies LLC, United States

  • Member & Education Services Council

  • G. Groot Gregory, Synopsys, Inc, United States, Chair
  • Arti Agrawal, City University, United Kingdom
  • Stefan Andersson-Engels, Lund University, Sweden
  • Katherine Calabro, Synopsys, Inc, United States
  • Alvaro Casas-Bedoya, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Kishan Dholakia, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
  • Angela Louise Dudley, CSIR National Laser Centre, South Africa
  • Andrew Forbes, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Inge Kabert, Thorlabs Inc, Germany
  • Philippe Lalanne, Institut d'Optique, France
  • Antigone Marino, Italian National Research Council, Italy
  • Nicholas Massa, Springfield Technical Community College, United States
  • Luis Adolfo Orozco, University of Maryland at College Park, United States
  • Benjamin Perez-Garcia, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
  • Arlene Smith, Avo Photonics Inc, United States

  • Publications Council

  • Joseph N. Mait, US Army Research Laboratory, United States, Chair
  • Stephen Allen Burns, Indiana University, United States
  • C. Martijn de Sterke, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Joseph H. Eberly, University of Rochester, United States
  • Gregory W. Faris, SRI International, United States
  • Andrew Forbes, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Joseph A. Izatt, Duke University, United States
  • Douglas E. Jones, University of Arizona Library, United States
  • Paul E. Murphy, QED Technologies Inc, United States
  • Takashige Omatsu, Chiba University, Japan
  • Joyce K S Poon, University of Toronto, Canada