2022 Committee

Committees

General Chairs

Shinji Matsuo, NTT Device Tech Labs, Japan
David Plant, McGill Univ., Canada
Jun Shan Wey, Verizon Communications Inc., USA

Program Chairs

Chris Fludger, Infinera, Germany
Roland Ryf, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Dimitra Simeonidou, Univ. of Bristol, UK

Subcommittees

Track D: Components, Devices and Fiber

D1: Advances in Prototypes and Product Developments of Components and Subsystems for Data Centers and Optical Networks

Di Liang, Hewlett Packard Labs, UCSB, USA, Subcommittee Chair
Frank Chang, Source Photonics, USA
Long Chen, Acacia Communications, Inc., USA
Minghua Chen, Tsinghua Univ., China
Fred Kish, North Carolina State Univ., USA
Andreas Matiss, Corning Inc., USA
Sylvie Menezo, SCINTIL Photonics, France
Reza Motaghian, Amazon Web Services, USA
Hideyuki Nasu, Furukawa Electric, Japan
Sam Palermo, Texas A&M Univ., USA
Zuowei Shen, Google LLC, USA
Joris Van Campenhout, IMEC, Belgium

 

D2: Passive Optical Devices for Switching and Filtering

Kenya Suzuki, NTT Device Innovation Center, Japan, Subcommittee Chair
Glenn Bartolini, II-VI Photonics, USA
Stefano Camatel, Finisar Australia, Australia
Qixang Cheng, Cambridge Research Inst., UK
Lukas Chrostowski, Univ. of British Columbia, Canada
Kazuhiro Ikeda, AIST, Japan
Yuqing Jiao, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
Christi Madsen, Texas A&M Univ., USA
Miloš Popović, Boston Univ., USA
Nicolas Riesen, Univ. of South Australia, Australia
Cheryl Sorace-Agaskar, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA
Yikai Su, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China
Ming Wu, Univ. of California Berkeley, USA

 

D3: Active Optical Devices and Photonic Integrated Circuits

Geert Morthier, Ghent Univ., imec, Belgium, Subcommittee Chair
Tomoyuki Akiyama, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan
Gloria Höefler, Infinera Corp., USA
Omer Khayam, Google LLC, USA
Hai-Feng Liu, HG Genuine, China
Delphine Marris-Morini, Univ. Paris Saclay, France
Martin  Schell, Fraunhofer Institut, Germany
Hanxing Shi, Juniper, USA
Matthew Sysak, Ayar Labs, USA
Mitsuru Takenaka, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Michael Tan, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA

 

D4: Fiber and Propagation Physics

Eric Rodrigue Numkam Fokoua, Univ. of Southampton, UK, Subcommittee Chair
Rodrigo Amezcua Correa, Univ. of Central Florida, CREOL, USA
Peter Andrekson Chalmers, Tekniska Hogskola, Sweden
Cristian Antonelli, Universita degli Studi dell'Aquil, Italy
Sophie Camille Bres, EPFL, Switzerland
Xin Chen, Corning Inc., USA
Louis-Anne De Montmorillon, Prysmian Group, USA
Ivana Gasulla, Mestre Polytechnic Univ. of Valencia, Spain
Alexei Pilipestkii, Subcom, USA
Taiji Sakamoto, NTT Access Service Systems Laboratories, Japan
Toshiki  Taru, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., Japan
Benyuan Zhu, OFS Laboratories, USA

 

D5: Fiber-optic and Waveguide Devices and Sensors

Hidehisa Tazawa, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., Japan, Subcommittee Chair
Raja Ahmad, Molex, USA
John Ballato, Clemson Univ., USA
Xiaoyi Bao, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada
Zeinab Sanjabi Eznaveh, Corning Inc., USA
Yong-min Jung, Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC), UK
Yosuke Mizuno, Yokohama National Univ., Japan
Chigo Okonkwo, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
Chester C.T. Shu, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Michael Vasilyev, Univ. of Texas at Arlington, USA
Joel Villatoro, Univ. of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Spain
Yingying Wang, Beijing Univ. of Technology, China
Changyuan Yu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ., Hong Kong

 

Track S: Systems and Subsystems

S1: Digital Subsystems and Systems for Data Centers and High Performance Computing

Madeleine Glick, Columbia Univ., USA, Subcommittee Chair
Brad Booth, Microsoft Corp., USA
Sai Chen, Alibaba Group, China
Trey Greer, NVIDIA, USA
Yue-Kai Huang, NEC Laboratories America Inc., USA
Hoon Kim, KAIST, South Korea
Theodor Kupfer, Cisco Systems Inc., Germany
Wenhua Lin, Intel Corp., USA
Xiaodan Pang, Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan Kista, Sweden
Stephen Ralph, Georgia Tech, USA
Norman Swenson, Collinear Networks, USA
Brian Taylor, Inphi, USA
Hongbin Zhang, Acacia Communications , USA

 

S2: Optical, Photonic and Microwave Photonic Subsystems

Ana Pejkic, ADVA Optical Networking, USA, Subcommittee Chair
Bill Corcoran, Monash Univ., Australia
Fumio Futami, Tamagawa Univ., Japan
David Hillerkus, Huawei Technologies, Germany
Michael Kues, Leibniz Univ., Germany
Lan Liu, Facebook Inc., USA
David Marpaung, Universiteit Twente, Netherlands
Mikael Mazur, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Benjamin Puttnam, National Inst. Info & Comm Tech (NICT), Japan
Radan Slavik, Univ. of Southampton, UK
Dawn Tan, Singapore Univ. of Technology & Design, Singapore
Darko Zibar, DTU Fotonik, Denmark

 

S3: Radio-fiber, Optical Wireless and Sensing Systems

Anthony Ng'oma, Corning Inc., USA, Subcommittee Chair
Nan Chi, Fudan Univ., China
Chi-Wai Chow, National Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan
Thomas Clark, John Hopkins Univ., USA
Baris Erkmen, Google LLC, USA
Sang Yeup Kim, NTT Access Service Systems Laboratories, Japan
Christina Lim, Univ. of Melbourne, Australia
Luca Palmieri, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Italy
Peng-Chun Peng, National Taipei Univ. of Technology, Taiwan
Maria Morant Perez, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
Eduward Tangdionga, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, Netherlands
Morio Toyoshima, National Inst. of Information & Comm Tech, Japan
Stefan Wolf, Infinera Corp., USA

 

S4: Digital and Electronic Subsystems

Zhensheng Jia, CableLabs, USA, Subcommittee Chair
Hussam Batshon, NEC Laboratories America Inc., USA
Di Che, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Hungchang (James) Chien, Marvell Technology Inc., USA
Ivan Djordjevic, Univ. of Arizona, USA
Christian Häger, Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Sweden
Tetsuya Kawanishi, Waseda Univ., Japan
Jianqiang Li, Kuaishou Technology, USA
Xiaojun Liang, Corning Inc., USA
Laurent Schmalen, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany
Jiang, Xu, Hong Kong Univ. of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
Xian Zhou, Univ. of Science & Technology Beijing, China

 

S5: Digital Transmission Systems

Johannes Fischer, Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Germany, Subcommittee Chair
Eleni Diamanti, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Tobias Eriksson, Infinera, Sweden
Lidia Galdino, Univ. College London, UK
Amirhossein Ghazisaeidi, Nokia Bell Labs, France
Helmut Griesser, ADVA, Germany
Ezra Ip, NEC Laboratories America Inc., USA
Toshiaki Koike-Akino, MERL, USA
Rui Lin, Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Sweden
Hisao Nakashima, Fujitsu Limited, Japan
Kohki Shibahara, NTT, Japan
Oleg Sinkin, TE SubCom, USA

 

Track N: Networks, Applications and Access

N1: Advances in System, Network and Service Developments and Field Trials in Commerical Data Centers and Networks

Georg Mohs, SubCom, USA, Subcommittee Chair
Frank Effenberger, Futurewei, USA
Qian Hu, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany
Priyanth Mehta, Ciena Corp., USA
Stephan Pachnicke, Univ. Kiel, Germany
Pascal Pecci, ASN, France
Albert Rafel, British Telecommunications, UK
Liz Rivera Hartling, Facebook Inc., USA
Dirk van den Borne, Juniper, Germany
Sheldon Walklin, Nokia Corp., Canada
Tiejun (TJ) Xia, Verizon Communications Inc., USA
Xiang Zhou, Google LLC, USA

 

N2: Optical Networking for Data Center and Computing Applications

S. J. Ben Yoo, Univ. of California Davis, USA, Subcommittee Chair
Hitesh Ballani, Microsoft Research Ltd., UK
Sonia Buckley, NIST, USA
Nicola Calabretta, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
Xiaoliang Chen, Sun Yat Sen Univ., China
Admela Jukan, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
Greg Kanter, Nucrypt, USA
Mekena Metcalf, Lawrence Berkeley Natl. Lab, USA
Volker Sorger, George Washington Univ., USA
Michela Svaluto Moreolo, Ctr Tecnològic de Telecom de Catalunya, Spain
Thomas Van Vaerenbergh, Hewlett Packard Ent., Belgium
Lieven Verslegers, Google LLC, USA
Ying-Ju Wang, ColdQuanta, USA
Naoaki Yamanaka, Keio Univ., Japan
Georgios, Zervas, Univ. College London, UK

 

N3: Architectures and Software-defined Control for Metro and Core Networks

António Eira, Infinera, USA, Subcommittee Chair
Maite Brandt-Pearce, Univ. of Virginia, USA
Konstantinos (Kostas) Christodoulopoulos, Nokia Bell Labs Germany, Germany
Mark Filer, Microsoft Corp., USA
Dan Kilper, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Ricardo Martínez, Centre Tecn. Telecom. Catalunya (CTTC), Spain
Paolo Monti, Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola, Sweden
Jane Simmons, Monarch Network Architects LLC, USA
Hidenori Takahashi, KDDI Research, Inc., Japan
Christine Tremblay, École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada
Rui Wang, Univ. of Bristol, UK
Zuqing Zhu, Univ. of Science & Technology of China, China

 

N4: Optical Access Networks for Fixed and Mobile Services

Junwen Zhang, Fudan Univ., China, Subcommittee Chair
Luiz Anet Neto, IMT Atlantique, France
Liang Du, Amazon Web Services, USA
Michael Freiberger, Verizon Communications Inc., USA
Naveena Genay, Orange Labs Network, France
Xingang Huang, ZTE, China
Shin Kaneko, NTT Access Service Systems Laboratories, Japan
Xinying Li, Corning Inc., USA
Paola Parolari, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Marco Ruffini, Univ. of Dublin Trinity College, Ireland
Dora van Veen, Nokia Corp., USA
Mu Xu, CableLabs, USA

 

N5: Market Watch, Network Operator Summit & Data Center Summit

Andrew Schmitt, Cignal AI, USA, Subcommittee Chair
Robert Blum, Intel Corp., USA
Mehran Esfandiari, AT&T Corp., USA
Ed Harstead, Nokia Corp., USA
Hideki Isono, Fujitsu Optical Components, Japan
Donyel Jones-Willaims, Cisco Systems Inc., USA
Art Nichols, Windstream, USA
Sanjai Parthasarathi, II-VI, USA
Lian Qin, Marvell, USA
Takashi Saida, NTT Corp., Japan
Ryohei Urata, Google LLC, USA
Helen Xenos, Ciena Corp., USA

 

OFC Steering Committee

The Optical Society (OSA)
Laurent Schares, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA, Chair
Robert Jopson, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Steve Plote, Nokia, USA
Jun Shan Wey, Verizon Communications Inc., USA

IEEE/Photonics Society
Gabriella Bosco, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Christopher Doerr, Doerr Consulting, LLC, USA
Dalma Novak, Pharad LLC, USA
Seb Savory, University of Cambridge, UK

IEEE/Communications Society
Stephen B. Alexander, Ciena Corporation, USA
George Rouskas, North Carolina State Univ., USA
Jane M. Simmons, Monarch Network Architects, USA
Ann von Lehmen, DARPA, USA

The Optical Society (OSA)
Laurent Schares, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA, Chair
Robert Jopson, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Steve Plote, Nokia, USA
Jun Shan Wey, Verizon Communications Inc., USA

Ex-Officio
Ramon Casellas, CTTC, Spain
Chris Cole, II-VI Incorporated, USA
Nicolas Fontaine, Nokia/Bell Labs, USA
Fotini Karinou, Microsoft, UK
Ming-Jun Li, Corning Research & Development Corp., USA
Shinji Matsuo, NTT, Japan
David Plant, McGill Univ., Canada
Roland Ryf, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Dimitra Simeonidou, Univ. of Bristol, UK
Elaine Wong, University of Melbourne, Australia

OFC Budget Committee

Loudon Blair, Ciena Corporation, USA
Douglas M. Razzano, IEEE Photonics Society, USA
Elizabeth A. Rogan, The Optical Society, USA
Seb Savory, University of Cambridge, UK
Laurent Schares, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA
Harold Tepper, IEEE Communications Society, USA

 

OFC Long Range Planning Committee

Steven Alexander, Ciena Corporation, USA, Chair
Fred Bartholf, Comcast, USA
Jörg-Peter Elbers, ADVA Optical Networking SE, Germany
Stu Elby, MSG Ventures, USA
Lynn Nelson, AT&T, USA
Loukas Paraschis, Infinera Corporation, USA
Douglas M. Razzano, IEEE Photonics Society, USA
Elizabeth A. Rogan, The Optical Society, USA
Laurent Schares, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA
Harold Tepper, IEEE Communications Society, USA
Vijay Vusirikala, Google, USA
Glenn Wellbrock, Verizon Communications, Inc., USA
Peter Winzer, Nokia Bell Labs, USA