Congress Chairs

Yoshiaki Kato The Graduate School for the Creation
of New Photonics Industries
Christopher Barty University of California Irvine,
USA
Reinhart Poprawe Fraunhofer Gesellschaft,
RWTH Aachen University – Laser Technology,
Germany, SLPC
Ruxin Li Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics,
Chinese Academy of Science,
China

International Advisory Board

Chair

Toyohiko Yatagai Utsunomiya University

Members

  • Kenichi IgaProfessor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Andreas OstendorfProfessor, Ruhl-University Bochum, Germany
  • Isamu AkasakiDistinguished Professor and Emeritus Professor, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Michiharu NakamuraSenior Advisor, JST, Japan
  • Ryoji ChubachiPresident, AIST, Japan
  • Maki KawaiDirector General, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
  • Yasuhide TajimaExecutive Director, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Japan
  • Akira HirumaPresident and CEO, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Japan
  • Bill GoldsteinDirector, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
  • John CollierDirector, Central Laser Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
  • Gerard MourouProfessor, Ecole Polytechnique, France
  • Qihuang GongPresident, The Chinese Optical Society; Professor Peking University, China
  • Jae W. HahnPresident, The Optical Society of Korea; Professor Yonsei University, Korea

Organizing Committee

Chairs

Shuji Sakabe Kyoto University

Vice Chairs

  • Takashi IshidePresident, Japan Laser Processing Society
  • Makoto KikuchiPresident, Japan Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment
  • Takashige OmatsuChiba University, OMC

Members

  • Peter HalletDirector of Marketing and Industry Relations, SPIE, USA
  • Mitsutoshi HatoriProfessor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
  • Nobuyuki KondoChairman & CEO, Japan Laser Corporation
  • Ken-ichi UedaProfessor Emeritus, The University of Electro-Communications
  • Minoru ObaraProfessor Emeritus, Keio University
  • Naoshi KondoKyoto University
  • Mitsuo TakedaUtsunomiya University
  • Katsumi MidorikawaRIKEN
  • Kunioki MimaThe Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries
  • Yasunobu KaiCorporate Manufacturing Engineering Center,Toshiba
  • Hitoshi OgataFriend of company, Mitsubishi Electric, Inc.
  • Shinji NishimuraCenter for Exploratory Research, Hitachi
  • Tsutomu HaraCentral Laboratory, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.
  • Hitoki YonedaThe University of Electro-Communications, ALPS
  • Ruxin LiShanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China, ALPS
  • Ryosuke KodamaOsaka University, HEDS
  • Sebastien Le PapeLaboratoire pour l’Utilisation Des lasers Intenses, Ecole Polytechnique, France, HEDS
  • Yasuhiko ArakawaThe University of Tokyo, ICNN
  • Norihiro HagitaATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories, IoT-SNAP
  • Ronald FreundFraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, IoT-SNAP
  • Kazuo KurodaUtsunomiya University, LDC
  • Hiroshi MurataMie University, LDC
  • Hiroshi AmanoNagoya University, LEDIA
  • Hiroki WadatiUniversity of Hyogo, LSC
  • Toshihiko ShimizuOsaka University, LSC
  • Arnel A. Salvador University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, LSC
  • Toshikazu EbisuzakiRIKEN, LSSE
  • Kishan DholakiaUniversity of St. Andrews, UK, OMC
  • Takeshi HatsuzawaTokyo Institute of Technology, OPTM
  • Rainer TutschTechnische Universität Braunschweig, OPTM
  • Toru YoshizawaNPO 3D Associates, Japan, OPTM
  • Tomoyuki MiyamotoTokyo Institute of Technology, OWPT
  • Takahisa JitsunoOsaka University, PLD
  • Wolfgang RudolphThe Univ. of New Mexico, USA, PLD
  • Jianda ShaoShanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China, PLD
  • Masahiro TsukamotoOsakaUniversity, SLPC
  • Reinhart PopraweFraunhofer Gesellschaft, RWTH Aachen University – Laser Technology, Germany, SLPC
  • Tetsuya IshikawaRIKEN, XOPT
  • Kazuto YamauchiOsaka University, XOPT

Steering Committee

Chair

Fumihiko Kannari Keio University

Vice Chair

Kazuhisa YamamotoOsaka University

Secretary

Yasuhiro MiyasakaNational Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology

Members

  • Zhaoyang LiOsaka University, ALPS
  • Akihumi AsaharaThe University of Electro-Communications, ALPS
  • Osamu MatobaKobe University, BISC
  • Shinsuke FujiokaOsaka University, HEDS
  • Satoshi IwamotoThe University of Tokyo, ICNN
  • Ken-ichi KitayamaThe Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries, IoT-SNAP
  • Atsushi KannoNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology, IoT-SNAP
  • Katsuhiro IshiiThe Graduate School for the Creation of New Photonics Industries, IoT-SNAP
  • Norihiro OhseSONY,LDC
  • Yoshio HondaNagoya University, LEDIA
  • Nobuhiko SarukuraOsaka University, LSC
  • Akihiko NishimuraJAEA, LSSE
  • Noboru HasegawaNational Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, LSSE
  • Katsuhiko MiyamotoChiba University, OMC
  • Yukitoshi OtaniUtsunomiya University, OPTM
  • Tomoyuki MiyamotoTokyo Institute of Technology, OWPT
  • Takahisa JitsunoOsaka University, PLD
  • Wolfgang RudolphThe Univ. of New Mexico, USA, PLD
  • Jianda ShaoShanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China, PLD
  • Masahiro TsukamotoOsaka University, SLPC
  • Ichiro InoueRIKEN SPring-8 Center, XOPT
  • Taito OsakaRIKEN SPring-8 Center, XOPT

Exhibition Committee

Chair

Kazuhisa Yamamoto Osaka University

Members

  • Nobuyuki KondoJapan Laser Corporation
  • Tsuyoshi NakamuraTRUMPF
  • Tetsuya NakaiPresident, Thorlabs Japan Inc.

OPTICS & PHOTONICS International Council (as of 3 October, 2019)

President

Sadao Nakai Professor Emeritus, Osaka University

Vice President

  • Yoshiaki KatoOPIC2020 Congress Chair, The Graduate School for Creation of Photonics Industries
  • Akira HirumaPresident and CEO, Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.

Board Members

  • Takashi IshidePresident, Japan Laser Processing Society; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Takashige OmatsuChiba University
  • Fumihiko KannariKeio University
  • Makoto KikuchiPresident, Japan Association for the advancement of Medical Equipment
  • Sunao KurimuraDirector, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, Photonics Division
  • Kazuo KurodaUtsunomiya University
  • Nobuyuki KondoChairman & CEO, Japan Laser Corporation
  • Mitsuo TakedaUtsunomiya University
  • Shuji SakabeKyoto University
  • Mikio ShishinoPresident, OPTO SCIENCE, INC.
  • Kenkichi TaniokaVice President, Medical Imaging Consortium
  • Mitsutoshi HatoriPresident, Japan Photonics Council; Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University
  • Katsumi MidorikawaDirector, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics
  • Toyohiko YatagaiUtsunomiya University
  • Kazuhisa YamamotoOsaka University

Auditor

  • Tetsuya NakaiPresident, Thorlabs Japan
  • Satoru UedaUEDA SATORU Certified Public Tax Accountants Office

Secretary General

  • Naoki UenoCEO, The Optronics Co., Ltd.