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Optics and Photonics for Sensing the Environment


Optics and Photonics for Sensing the Environment (ES) focuses on using optical sensing to monitor all aspects of the environment, from global and regional scales to point sensors and industrial processes.

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Committee Members

  • Dennis Killinger, University of South Florida, United StatesChair
  • Robert Menzies, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, United StatesChair
  • Ian Coddington, National Inst of Standards & Technology, United StatesProgram Chair
  • Jana Jágerská, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, NorwayProgram Chair
  • Lukas Emmenegger, EMPA, Switzerland
  • Adam Fleisher, National Inst of Standards & Technology, United States
  • Peter Geiser, NEO Monitors, Norway
  • Jane Hodgkinson, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
  • Caroline Kistner, Nanoplus, Germany
  • Bernhard Lendl, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
  • Yasunori Saito, Shinshu University, Japan
  • Vasanthi Sivaprakasam, US Naval Research Laboratory, United States
  • Nobuo Sugimoto, National Inst for Environmental Studies, Japan
  • Juha Toivonen, Tampereen Teknillinen Yliopisto, Finland
  • Rebecca Washenfelder, Natl Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin, United States
  • Eric Zhang, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, United States


Dennis Killinger

University of South Florida, United States

Robert Menzies

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, United States

Ian Coddington

National Inst of Standards & Technology, United States
Program Chair

Jana Jágerská

UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Program Chair


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