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.


    Meetings Council

  • Aref Chowdhury Nokia Corporation United States, Chair
  • David N. Fittinghoff Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory United States, Past Chair
  • John Ballato Clemson University United States
  • Svetlana V Boriskina Massachusetts Institute of Technology United States
  • Steven T Cundiff University of Michigan United States
  • Jess V Ford Weatherford International Ltd United States
  • Laura Marcu University of California Davis United States
  • Yasaman Soudagar Neurescence Inc. Canada

  • Membership Engagement & Development

  • Arti Agrawal University of Technology Sydney Australia, Chair
  • Groot Gregory Synopsys, Inc United States, Past Chair
  • Katherine Calabro Synopsys, Inc United States
  • Angela Louise Dudley CSIR National Laser Centre South Africa
  • Chun-Hung (Frank) Kuo Mettler Toledo United States
  • Antigone Marino National Research Council Italy
  • Benjamin Perez-Garcia Tecnologico de Monterrey Mexico
  • Amanda Shepherd United States

  • Nominating Council

  • Eric W Van Stryland University of Central Florida, CREOL United States, Chair
  • Pierre H. Chavel Inst d Optique Lab Charles Fabry France
  • Turan Erdogan Plymouth Grating Laboratory, Inc. United States
  • Eric Mazur Harvard University United States
  • Lenore McMackin InView Technology Corporation United States
  • Ian A Walmsley Imperial College London United Kingdom
  • Alan E Willner University of Southern California United States
  • Xi-Cheng Zhang U of Rochester, The Institute of Optics United States

  • Public Policy Council

  • Matthew Davidson Weed Luminar Technologies United States, Chair
  • Mirvat Abdelhaq United States
  • Marco Francesco Arrigoni Coherent Inc. United States
  • Gerald T. Fraser National Inst of Standards & Technology United States
  • Carlos Lopez-Mariscal Underwater Photonics Mexico
  • Julia H Majors American Institute of Physics United States
  • Chris B Schaffer Cornell University United States
  • Martin Schell Fraunhofer Institut Germany
  • Michelle L. Stock MACOM United States
  • Diane M Wong Spectra Physics Laser United States

  • Publications Council

  • Joseph A. Izatt Duke University United States, Chair
  • David J. Hagan University of Central Florida, CREOL United States, Vice Chair
  • Cornelia Denz Westfaelische Wilhelms Univ Munster Germany
  • Joseph H Eberly University of Rochester United States
  • Gregory W. Faris SRI International United States
  • James King National Institutes of Health Library United States
  • Joseph N. Mait Mait-Optik LLC United States
  • Paul E. Murphy QED Technologies Inc United States

  • Strategic Planning Council

  • Stephen D. Fantone Optikos Corporation United States, Chair
  • Gisele Bennett Florida Institute of Technology United States
  • Susan N. Houde-Walter LaserMax, Inc. United States
  • Joseph A. Izatt Duke University United States
  • Ian A Walmsley Imperial College London United Kingdom