2020 FIP Symposium - Frontiers in Photonics

Join Us for a Virtual Symposium on May 16, 2020  

60th year of laser logo

The 2020 meeting program will include lectures from distinguished speakers, contributed papers and posters by investigators from Duke University and other academic and industrial institutions.

The 2020 FIP Symposium originally scheduled for March 9-10, 2020 has been reorganized to a virtual symposium scheduled for May 16, 2020 on the International Day of Light. Please note that Officials at Duke University are actively monitoring the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. All on-campus events have been canceled until further notice.

Special Theme

Photonics in the Era of Data Science: from Smart Sensing to AI 

Speakers

Symposium Keynote Speaker

Donna Strickland, PhDDr. Donna Strickland

Nobel Laureate of Physics (2018) 
Professor in Department in Physics and Astronomy
University of Waterloo
Canada

Dr. Strickland was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics (2018) for the method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses.

 

Plenary Speakers

Dr. William T. Freeman

William T. Freeman, PhD
**Canceled - updated 5/15**

Thomas and Gerd Perkins Professor of
Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and
Senior Research Scientist at Google

 

 

Dr. Henry Fuchs

Henry Fuchs, PhD
**Canceled -updated 2/27**

Federico Gil Distinguished Professor,
Department of Computer Science,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

 

 

Frederic Zenhausern, PhDDr.Frederic Zenhausern

Endowed Chair Professor of Basic Medicine Sciences
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Biomedical Engineering
University of Arizona

 

 

 

Todd Zickler, PhDDr. Todd Zickler

William and Ami Kuan Danoff Professor of
Electrical and Computer Engineering, and 
Computer Science
Harvard University 

 

 

 

Invited Speakers

Dr. Ron Alterovitz

Ron Alterovitz, PhD

Professor, Department of Computer Science 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

 

 


Brian Cullum
Brian Cullum, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Maryland Baltimore County

 

 

 

 


Mar Gonzalez Franco

Mar Gonzalez Franco, PhD 
**Canceled -updated 2/18**

Senior Scientist
Extended Perception Interaction & Cognition (EPIC)
Microsoft Research 

 

 


Dr.Sanjay PadhiSanjay Padhi, PhD
**Canceled -updated 3/9**

Head of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Research
US Education

 

  


Dr. Benjamin WatsonBenjamin Watson, PhD

Associate Professor of Computer Science
North Carolina State University

 

 

 

 

 

Duke Speakers

Dr. Alberto BartesaghiAlberto Bartesaghi, PhD

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Biochemistry, and 
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Duke University

  

 

 

Dr. Olivier DelaireOlivier Delaire, PhD

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science,
Physics, and Chemistry
Duke University

  

 

 

Dr. Roarke HorstmeyerRoarke Horstmeyer, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Duke University

 

 

 

Dr. Guillermo SapiroGuillermo Sapiro, PhD

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of
Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Professor of Computer Science, and
Mathematics,
Duke University

 

 

Dr.Pei ZhongPei Zhong, PhD

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and 
Biomedical Engineering,
Duke University