Program

Boston Photonics Conference Schedule

Boston University, Photonics Building, February 24, 2018

8:00 – 9:00 am | Registration and Breakfast

9:00 – 9:10 am | Photonics Building 906

Welcome address

BU OSA/SPIE Executive Board and Prof. Darren Roblyer, Boston University

SESSION 1 | Photonics Building 906

9:10 – 10:10 am | Keynote presentation

Prof. Ji-Xin Cheng

Moustakas Professor in Photonics and Optoelectronics, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boston University

Title: Seeing the unseen in living systems through molecular fingerprints

10:10 – 10:50 am | Featured research presentations

10:10 am | Dr. Mikael Backlund, Harvard University

Title: Fourier optical processing enables new capabilities in diamond-based opto-magnetic imaging

10:30 am | Jelena Notaros, MIT

Title: Integrated Optical Phased Array Architectures and Applications

10:50 – 11:10 am | Coffee Break

SESSION 2 | Photonics Building 906

11:10 – 12:10 pm | Keynote presentation

Prof. Fiorenzo Omenetto

Frank C. Doble Professor of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University

Title: Reshaping Silk at the Interface Between Photonics and Life Sciences

12:10 pm – 12:50 pm | Featured research presentations

12:10 pm | Prof. Amir Arbabi, UMass Amherst

Title: Planar optical components and systems based on dielectric metasurfaces

12:30 pm | Ahmet Akosman, Boston University

Title: Interlaced ultrafast pulse trains from a single fiber laser for spectroscopic applications

12:50 – 2:00 pm | Lunch

SESSIONS 3a and 3b

2:00 – 3:00 pm | Featured research presentations

SESSION 3a | Photonics Building 906

2:00 pm | Dr. Derin Sevenler, Boston University

Title: ‘Digital’ DNA microarrays: Beating fluorescence with plasmonics

2:20 pm | PuTing Dong, Boston University

Title: Drug-free annihilation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus via staphyloxanthin photobleaching

2:40 pm | Invited speaker

Prof. Gabriela Schlau-Cohen, MIT

Title: Dynamics of light harvesting: Understanding & optimizing energy transport

SESSION 3b | Photonics Building 901

2:00 pm | Prof. Michelle Sander, Boston University

Title: Professional Career Development: Reviewing a scientific manuscript

2:20 pm | Joshua Rapp, Boston University

Title: Dither-Enhanced Lidar Imaging

2:40 pm | Invited speaker

Prof. Yongmin Liu, Northeastern University

Title: Harnessing Light by Metasurfaces

3:10 – 3:30 pm | Coffee break

SESSIONS 4a and 4b

3:30 – 5:00 pm | Featured research presentations

SESSION 4a | Photonics Building 906

3:30 pm | Invited speaker

Prof. Dirk Englund, MIT

Title: Semiconductor Quantum Technologies for Secure Communications and Scalable Quantum Networks

4:00 pm | Yu-Hsiang Cheng, MIT

Title: Two-stage dual-beam noncollinear optical parametric amplifier

4:20 pm | Prof. Edwin Marengo, Northeastern University

Title: Data-driven inverse scattering

4:40 pm | Speed Presentations

SESSION 4b | Photonics Building 901

3:30 pm | Invited speaker

Prof. Conor L. Evans, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Title: Pharmacokinetic Tomography: Quantifying Topical Drug Uptake with Advanced Microscopy

4:00 pm | Dr. Iván Coto Hernandez, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Title: Supercritical Angle Detection STED Microscopy

4:20 pm | Dr. Matthew Applegate, Boston University

Title: Diffuse Optical B-mode Imaging (DOBI)

4:40 pm | Speed Presentations

5:00 – 7:30 pm | Poster Session & Reception

7th Floor Atrium