• A Hybrid Conference – In-Person and Virtual Presentations
  • Technical Conference:  05 – 09 March 2023
  • Exhibition: 07 – 09 March 2023
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Committee

2023 Committees

General Chairs

Ramon Casellas, CTTC, Spain
Chris Cole, Coherent Corp., USA
Ming-Jun Li, Corning Inc., USA

Program Chairs

Nick Fontaine, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Fotini Karinou, Microsoft Research Ltd, UK
Elaine Wong, Univ. of Melbourne, Australia 

Subcommittees

Track D: Devices, Components and Fibers

D1: Advanced Prototyping, Packaging and Integration

Long Chen, Cisco Systems, USA, Subcommittee Chair
Juthika Basak, Intel Corp., USA
Frank Chang, Source Photonics, USA
Fred Kish, North Carolina State Univ., USA
Sylvie Menezo, SCINTIL Photonics, France
Sam Palermo, Texas A&M Univ., USA
Joris Van Campenhout, IMEC, Belgium
Xi Xiao, Wuhan Research Inst. of Post & Telecom, China
Molly Piels, Juniper, USA
 

D2: Passive Components  

Yikai Su, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China, 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
Christi Madsen, Texas A&M Univ., USA
Sagi Mathai, Hewlette Packard Labs, USA
Miloš Popović, Boston Univ., USA
Mengjie Yu, Univ. of Southern California, USA

 

D3: Active Components  

Hai-Feng Liu, HG Genuine, China, Subcommittee Chair
Tomoyuki Akiyama, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan
Omer Khayam, Google LLC, USA
Martin  Schell, Fraunhofer Institut, Germany
Matthew Sysak, Ayar Labs, USA
Mitsuru Takenaka, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Connie Chang-Hasnain, Berxel, China
Askhan Seyedi, NVIDIA, USA
Patrick Lo, AMF, Singapore
Joyce Poon, Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Germany
Wei Shi, Univ. of Laval, Canada

 

D4: Fibers and Propagation Physics

Lara Garrett, Subcom, USA, Subcommittee Chair
Peter Andrekson Chalmers, Tekniska Hogskola, Sweden
Sophie Camille Bres, EPFL, Switzerland
Ivana Gasulla, Mestre Polytechnic Univ. of Valencia, Spain
Takashi Matsui, NTT Access Service Systems Labs, Japan
Luca Palmieri, Univ. of Padova, Italy
Georg Rademacher, NICT (Natl. Inst. Of Inf.& Comm. Tech.), Japan
Pierre Sillard, Prismian Group, France
Toshiki  Taru, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., Japan
Natalie Wheeler, Univ. of Southampton, UK
Aramais Zakharian, Corning, USA
Benyuan Zhu, OFS Laboratories, USA

 

D5: Fiber Devices, Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers, and Nonlinear Waveguides

Michael Vasilyev, Univ. of Texas at Arlington, USASubcommittee Chair
Raja Ahmad, Molex, USA
John Ballato, Clemson Univ., USA
Xiaoyi Bao, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada
Yong-min Jung, Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC), UK
Xiaoying Li, Tianjin Univ., China
Yosuke Mizuno, Yokohama National Univ., Japan
Sergei P. Nikitin, T8 Sensor, Russia
Chester C.T. Shu, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yi Sun, OFS Optics, USA
Hidehisa Tazawa, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., Japan
Changyuan Yu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ., Hong Kong

 

S-Track: Subsystems and Systems

S1: Datacom Subsystems and Systems 

Xiaodan Pang, Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan Kista, Sweden, Subcommittee Chair
Robert Borkowski, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany
Jingchi Cheng, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology, China
Trey Greer, NVIDIA, USA
Fumio Koyama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Fan Li, Sun Yat-Sen Univ., China
Wenhua Lin, Intel Corp., USA
Clint Schow, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Norman Swenson, Collinear Networks, USA
Brian Taylor, Inphi, USA

 

S2: Transmission Subsystems

Hussam Batshon, NEC Laboratories America Inc., USA, Subcommittee Chair
Di Che, Nokia Bell labs, USA
Hung-Chang (James) Chien, Marvell Technology, USA
John Downie, Corning Inc., USA
Jianqiang Li, Kuaishou Technology, USA
Gabriele Liga, Technical Univ. of Eindhoven, Netherlands
David Millar, Infinera Canada, Canada
Dario Pilori, INRIM, Italy
Laurent Schmalen, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Ke (Desmond) Wang, RMIT Australia, Australia
Jiang Xu, Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China
Xian Zhou, Univ. of Science & Technology Beijing, China

 

S3: Transmission Systems 

Lidia Galdino, Corning, UK, United Kingdom, Subcommittee Chair
Amirhossein Ghazisaeidi, Nokia Bell Labs, France
Fatima Gunning, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
Ezra Ip, NEC Laboratories America Inc, USA
Toshiaki Koike-Akino, MERL, USA
Sergei Makovejs, Corning Inc., USA
Antonio Mecozzi, Univ. of L'Aqualia, Italy
Alexei Pilipestkii, Subcom, USA
Kohki Shibahara, NTT, Japan
Yuta Wakayama, KDDI Research, Inc., Japan

 

S4: Optical Processing, Microwave and Fiber-Sensing

Ben Puttnam, NICT (Natl. Inst. Of Inf.& Comm. Tech.), Japan, ​Subcommittee Chair
Tetsuya Kawanishi, Waseda Univ., Japan
Lan Li, Facebook, USA
David Marpaung, Univ. of Twente, Netherlands
Mikael Mazur, Nokia Bell labs, USA
Peng-Chun Peng, National Taipei Univ. of Technology, Taiwan
Lalitha Ponnampalam, Univ College London, UK
Radan Slavik, Univ. of Southampton, UK
Dawn Tan, Singapore Univ. of Technology & Design, Singapore
Darko Zibar, Denmark Technical Univ., Demark

 

S5: Free-Space (FSO), Ranging (LIDAR), and Radio-over-Fiber (RoF)

Christina Lim, Univ. of Melbourne, Australia, Subcommittee Chair
Chi-Wai Chow, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan
Thomas Clark, JHU Applied Physics Lab, USA
Baris Erkmen, Google, USA
James Lott, TU Berlin, Germany
Maria Morant Perez, Univ. Politècnica de València, Spain 
Anthony Ngoma, Corning, Inc, USA
Oskars Ozolins, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Sweden
Shilong Pan, Nanjing Univ. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Bernhard Schrenk, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Eduward Tangdionga, Technische Univ. Eindhoven, Netherlands
Morio Toyoshima, NICT, Japan
Jhih-Heng Yan, National Tsing Hua Univ., Taiwan/Chunghwa telecom Co, China

 

Track N: Networks and Services

N1: Advances in Development of Systems, Networks and Services

Albert Rafel, British Telecommunications, UK, Subcommittee Chair
Mattia Cantono, Google, USA
Jiajia Chen, Facebook, USA
Frank Effenberger, Futurewei, USA
Binbin Guan, Microsoft, USA
Qian Hu, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany
Priyanth Mehta, Ciena Corp., USA
Stephan Pachnicke, Univ. Kiel, Germany
Dirk van den Borne, Juniper, Germany
Ting Wang, NEC-Labs, USA
Tiejun (TJ) Xia, Verizon Communications Inc., USA
Sophie Zhang, China Telecom, China
 

N2: Optical Networking for Data Center and Computing Applications  

Georgios Zervas, Univ. College London, UK, Subcommittee Chair
Hitesh Ballani, Microsoft Research Ltd., UK
Keren Bergman, Columbia Univ., USA
Nicola Calabretta, Technische Univ. Eindhoven, Netherlands
Xiaoliang Chen, Sun Yat Sen Univ., China
Odile Liboiron-Ladouceur, McGill Univ., Canada
Nikos Pleros, Aristotle Univ., of Thessaloniki, Greece
Volker Sorger, George Washington Univ., USA
Ben Yoo, Univ. of California Davis, USA

 

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

Paolo Monti, Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola, Sweden, Subcommittee Chair
Konstantinos (Kostas) Christodoulopoulos, Nokia Bell Labs Germany, Germany
Jamie Gaudette, Microsoft, USA
Hasegawa Hiroshi, Ngoya Univ., Japan
Jason Jue, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas, USA
Dan Kilper, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Ricardo Martínez, Centre Tecn. Telecom. Catalunya (CTTC), Spain
Cristina Rottondi, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Hidenori Takahashi, KDDI Research, Inc., Japan
Christine Tremblay, École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada
Murat Yuksel, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
Zhu Zuqing, Univ. of Science & Technology of China, China

 

N4: Optical Access Networks for Fixed and Mobile Services

Luiz Anet Neto, IMT Atlantique, France, Subcommittee Chair
Nan Chi, Fudan Univ., China
Naveena Genay, Orange Labs, France
Shin Kaneko, NTT, Japan
Yuanqiu Luo, Futurewei Technologies, USA
Annachiara Pagano, TIM, Italy
Paola Parolari, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Dora Van Veen, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Huang Xingang, ZTE, China
Mu Xu, Cable Labs, USA
Lilin Yi, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China
Jim Zou, ADVA, Germany 

 

N5: Market Watch, Network Operator Summit & Data Center Summit (Invited Program Only)

Takashi Saida, NTT Corp., Japan, Subcommittee Chair
Martin Birk, Curbius, USA
Paulina Gomez, Ciena, Canada
Lisa Huff, Omdia, USA
Kentaro Nakamura, Fujitsu, Japan 
Art Nichols, Windstream, USA
Sanjai Parthasarathi, II-VI, USA
Lian Qin, INPHI, USA
Andrew Schmitt, Cignal-Al, USA
Ryohei Urata, Google LLC, USA
Werner Weiershausen, DT, Germany 
Tom Williams, Cisco, USA
 

New! Subcommittee Q: Quantum Devices, Systems and Networking

Eleni Diamanti, CNRS, France, Subcommittee Chair
Andrea Blanco-Redondo, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Fumio Futami, Tamagawa Univ., Japan
David Hillerkuss, Huawei Technologies, Germany
Gregory Kanter, NuCrypt, USA
Michael Kues, Hannover Univ., Germany
Fabian Laudenbach, Xanadu Quantum Computing, Canada
Rui Lin, Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Sweden
Mekena Metcalf, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Jason Orcutt, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA
Cheryl Sorace-Agaskar, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA
Rui Wang, Univ. of Bristol, United Kingdom
Ying-Ju Wang, ColdQuanta, USA
Zhiliang Yuan, Beijing Acad of Quantum Info. Sciences, China

 

OFC Steering Committee

Optica (formerly 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/Communications Society
Stephen B. Alexander, Ciena Corporation, USA
Loukas Paraschis, IEEE Communication Society, USA
George Rouskas, North Carolina State Univ., USA
Ann von Lehmen, DARPA, USA

 

IEEE/Photonics Society
Gabriella Bosco, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Christopher Doerr, Doerr Consulting, LLC, USA
Jörg-Peter Elbers, ADVA Optical Networking SE, Germany
Dalma Novak, Pharad LLC, USA

Ex-Officio
Ramon Casellas, CTTC, Spain
Chris Cole, II-VI Incorporated, USA
Chris Fludger, Infinera, Germany
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, Optica, 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, IEEE Communication Society, USA
Douglas M. Razzano, IEEE Photonics Society, USA
Elizabeth A. Rogan, Optica, 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, Nubis Communications, USA