Industry Engagement Committee

The Industry Engagement Committee is focused on supporting the development of programs and activities that enhance the experience and engagement of Photonics Society members and the wider community working in industry.

Strategic Objectives

  • Develop new programs and activities that enhance the experience and engagement of the photonics industrial community;
  • Promote the outreach of the Society’s products and services to industry;
  • Encourage Entrepreneurship within the photonics community;
  • Support the Society’s standardization and industry alliance activities;
  • Provide recognition for members within Industry;
  • Enhance members’ access to industry-relevant training and continuing education;
  • Increase the engagement of Industry members with the Society’s Distinguished Lecturer program.

Industry Engagement ChairClick for role description

Dalma Novak portrait
Dalma Novak
Industry Engagement Chair Term: 2021 - 2022
Octane Wireless, Hanover, MD, USA

Industry Engagement Committee MembersClick for role description

Xi (Vivian) Chen portrait
Xi (Vivian) Chen
Industry Engagement Committee Members Term: 2021 - 2022
Nokia Bell Labs, New Providence, NJ, USA
Aref Chowdhury portrait
Aref Chowdhury
Industry Engagement Committee Members Term: 2021 - 2022
Nokia, Murray Hill, NJ, USA
Matthew  Posner portrait
Matthew Posner
Industry Engagement Committee Members Term: 2021 - 2022
Excelitas Technologies, Montreal, QC, Canada
Jose Pozo portrait
Jose Pozo
Industry Engagement Committee Members Term: 2021 - 2022
European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)
Daniel  Renner portrait
Daniel Renner
Industry Engagement Committee Members Term: 2021 - 2022
Freedom Photonics, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Amy  Tong portrait
Amy Tong
Industry Engagement Committee Members Term: 2021 - 2022
Advanced Micro Foundry, Singapore
Patryk Urban portrait
Patryk Urban
Industry Engagement Committee Members Term: 2021 - 2022
Wave General - Poland
Erin  Young portrait
Erin Young
Industry Engagement Committee Members Term: 2021 - 2022
Apple, Cupertino, CA, USA

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