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19 July 2021 – 23 July 2021 OSA Virtual Event - Pacific Daylight Time (UTC - 07:00)
 
23 April 2021

This OSA Meeting will be presented in a virtual, web-conference format using a program schedule based on Pacific Daylight Time (PDT, UTC-07:00).

Participants have the option of viewing sessions live or streaming recorded sessions on demand. Speakers can present live during a session or submit a pre-recorded video. [Learn more]


 

Demetri Psaltis

Ecole Polytechnique Fedearale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Optics and Neural Networks

I will describe systems that combine machine learning and optics., In these systems optical devices perform neural computations or neural networks are used to interpret optical signals.

I will describe systems that combine machine learning and optics., In these systems optical devices perform neural computations or neural networks are used to interpret optical signals.

About the Speaker

Demetri Psaltis is Professor of Optics and the Director of the Optics Laboratory at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). He was a professor at the California Institute of Technology from 1980 to 2006. He moved to EPFL in 2007. His research interests are imaging, holography, biophotonics, nonlinear optics, and optofluidics. Professor Psaltis is a fellow of the IEEE, the Optical Society of America, the European Optical Society and the Society for Photo-optical Systems Engineering. He received the International Commission of Optics Prize, the Humboldt Award, the Leith Medal, the Gabor Prize and the Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize.
Demetri Psaltis is Professor of Optics and the Director of the Optics Laboratory at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). He was a professor at the California Institute of Technology...

Abbie Watnik

US Naval Research Laboratory, USA

Imaging in Adverse Environments

I will provide an overview of techniques and optical technologies that allow us to see in the midst of challenging conditions including fog, underwater scattering and strong atmospheric turbulence.

I will provide an overview of techniques and optical technologies that allow us to see in the midst of challenging conditions including fog, underwater scattering and strong atmospheric...

About the Speaker

Dr. Abbie Watnik is Head of the Optical Techniques Section in the Optical Sciences Division at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC USA. The focus of Dr. Watnik’s work is active imaging for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems; topics of interest include computational imaging, propagation through the atmosphere, novel airborne and underwater imaging systems as well as adaptive optics and wavefront sensing. Dr. Watnik received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Optics from the University of Rochester. Dr. Watnik is recipient of the 2016 Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers Award for Emergent Scientist Investigators, an award recognizing the Department of the Navy’s scientists who have made significant contributions to their field.
Dr. Abbie Watnik is Head of the Optical Techniques Section in the Optical Sciences Division at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC USA. The focus of Dr. Watnik’s work is active...