Young Professionals Advisory Committee

The IEEE Photonics Society established a Young Professionals Advisory Committee to ensure that the Society's early career professionals and members up to 15 years post their first degree, are represented in all aspects of the organization. The Committee also facilitates interconnected outreach methods to encourage international, educational and career development in the photonics community.   

Click here to view past online sessions organized or supported by the Society's Young Professionals Advisory Committee and its initiatives. 

  Upcoming Events   More Information  Date
  IEEE Summer Topical Meeting Series   View Here  19-21 July 2021
  Overcoming Imposter Syndrome   View Here  29 July 2021


AVP of Young ProfessionalsClick for role description

Akhil Kallepalli portrait
Akhil Kallepalli
AVP of Young Professionals Term: 2021 - 2023
University of Glasgow

STEP & Graduate Transition RepresentativeClick for role description

Naznin Akter portrait
Naznin Akter
STEP & Graduate Transition Representative Term: 2021 - 2023
INSYST, Florida International University

Publications RepresentativeClick for role description

Sara Restuccia portrait
Sara Restuccia
Publications Representative Term: 2021 - 2023
University of Glasgow

Conferences RepresentativeClick for role description

Mikael Mazur portrait
Mikael Mazur
Conferences Representative Term: 2021 - 2023
Nokia Bell Labs

Education & Mentoring RepresentativeClick for role description

Matt  Edgar portrait
Matt Edgar
Education & Mentoring Representative Term: 2021 - 2023
M Squared Lasers

Professional Development Representative Click for role description

 Amanda  Fritsch portrait
Amanda Fritsch
Professional Development Representative  Term: 2021 - 2023

Global Strategy Rep - Latin AmericaClick for role description

Clara Cañón portrait
Clara Cañón
Global Strategy Rep - Latin America Term: 2021 - 2023
Universidad Industrial de Santander - Colombia

Global Strategy Rep - AfricaClick for role description

Kithinji  Muriungi portrait
Kithinji Muriungi
Global Strategy Rep - Africa Term: 2021 - 2023
ICT Authority - Kenya

Global Strategy Reps - Central/Eastern EuropeClick for role description

Sinan Genc portrait
Sinan Genc
Global Strategy Reps - Central/Eastern Europe Term: 2021 - 2023
Abdullah Gül University - Turkey

Global Strategy Reps - IndiaClick for role description

Anupma  Thakur portrait
Anupma Thakur
Global Strategy Reps - India Term: 2021 - 2023

Global Strategy Reps - ChinaClick for role description

Yetian  Huang portrait
Yetian Huang
Global Strategy Reps - China Term: 2021 - 2023
Shanghai University