Keynote Speaker


Prof. Mohamed-Slim Alouini

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Topic: Towards Extreme Band Communications


Public Talk


Dr. Naresh Chand

IEEE Photonics Society

Topic: Challenges and Path to Reduce the Cost of Photonics


Invited Speakers



Prof. Michèle Heurs

Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany

Topic: Squeezed Light


Prof. Suresh Subramaniam

George Washington University, USA

Topic: Optical Data Center Networks



Prof. W. Withayachumnankul

The University of Adelaide, Australia

Topic: Systematically designed broadband terahertz metasurfaces


Prof. Akshay Rao

University of Cambridge, UK

Topic: Ultrafast Pump-probe Microscopy



Dr. Daniel Pérez López

CTO and Co-Founder, iPRONICS, Spain

Topic: Programmable photonic integrated circuits: performance and scalability


Prof. Lorenzo Pavesi

University of Trento, Italy

Topic: Neural networks integrated in silicon photonics



Dr. Krishnakumar Sabapathy

Xanadu Quantum Technologies, Canada

Topic: Quantum Computing with Cluster States


Prof. Carsten Rockstuhl

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Topic: Computational Nanophotonics



Dr. Fatima Gunning

Tyndall National Institute, Ireland

Topic: Technologies for Flexible Optical Networks


Dr. Shourya Dutta Gupta

IIT Hyderabad, India

Topic: Understanding the behavior of localized and propagating surface plasmons on alloy thin films and nanostructures



Prof. Stephen E Ralph

Georgia Tech, USA

Topic: Recent Advances in Photonics: Silicon Photonics to Machine Leaning


Prof. B D Gupta

IIT Delhi, India

Topic: Optical fiber based plasmonic sensors for biomedical diagnostics



Dr. Arvind Mishra

Sterlite Technologies Ltd, India

Topic: Applications of SDM fiber in Next Generation Networks


Dr. Anand Asundi

CEO, d’Optron Pte Ltd, Singapore

Topic: Computational 3D Imaging



Dr. Niels Quack

The University of Sydney, Australia

Topic: Exploring Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems in Silicon Photonics


Prof. Yana Vaynzof

TU Dresden, Germany

Topic: A Hybrid Approach to High Efficiency All-Inorganic Perovskite Solar Cells



Dr. Diyar Talbayev

Tulane University, USA

Topic: Terahertz and Time Resolved Studies of Magnetic and Polar Crystals


Dr. Bala Pesala

TeraLumen, India

Topic: Terahertz Technology Solutions



Tutorial Speakers



Prof. Balaji Srinivasan

IIT Madras, India

Topic: Distributed Fiber Optic Sensors – Fundamentals


Prof. Tapanendu Kundu

IIT Bombay, India

Topic: Photonics Technologies for Agro Applications



Prof. Jagadish Rane

ICAR, Baramati, India

Topic: Emerging opportunities in application of imaging science for climate-resilient crop plants


Prof. Ganesh Ramakrishnan

IIT Bombay, India

Topic: Data Efficient Machine Learning



Prof. Kedar Khare

IIT Delhi, India

Topic: Optical Imaging and Artificial Intelligence for Digital Healthcare


Dr. Jagannath Nayak

Director, CHESS, DRDO, India

Topic: Photonics Applications in Defence



Prof. Michael Feiginov

TU Vienna, Austria

Topic: Resonant Tunneling Diodes and Quantum Cascade Lasers for Terahertz Frequencies


Dr. Nimish Dixit

IRDE Dehradun, India

Topic: Photonics Applications in Defence



Dr. Philip B. Kassey

Petrasys Global

Topic: Recent Trends in Optical Fiber Sensors