• A Hybrid Conference – In-Person and Virtual Presentations
  • Technical Conference:  24 – 28 March 2024
  • Exhibition: 26 – 28 March 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Role of Optics for Space Communication

Room: TBD

This joint panel session will outline the landscape of optics for space communications from device to subsystem to networks and applications. Panelists will discuss their work in devices and systems to bring together the broader picture on how current technology is driving applications in space optical communications today and in the future.


Chi-Wai Chow, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Stephanie Ralph, Georgia Tech, United States

Katherine Newell, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, United States

Yi Sun, OFS Fitel LLC, United States


David DiGiovanni, OFS Optics, United States

Baris Erkman, Aalyria Technologies Inc., United States

Tina Hsu, SpaceX, United States

Jim Lemieux, Lockheed Martin, United States

Morio Toyoshima, NICT, Japan