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Second George Stegeman Symposium

Monday, March 12, 2018 8:30 AM to Tuesday, March 13, 2018 5:00 PM
CREOL Room 102/103

George Stegeman Photo courtesy of the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences



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This symposium is the second in a new series dedicated to the work and passion in optics shared by Dr. George Stegeman. Professor Stegeman was a world-renowned leader and pioneer in nonlinear optics and photonics.  He joined the UCF faculty in 1990 and was the first recipient of the Cobb Family Chair in Optical Sciences and Engineering at UCF. He was a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and the American Physical Society (APS). Dr. Stegeman received OSA's R.W. Wood Prize, the Hertzberg Medal for achievement in Physics of the Canadian Associate of Physics, and UCF's Researcher of the Year award. He received his PhD from the University of Toronto, along with honorary doctorates from NRS University in Canada and INAOE in Mexico.

A partial list of the invited speakers are as follows:

  • Alex Gaeta: Columbia University
  • Moti Segev: Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
  • Frank Wise: Cornell University
  • Ramy El-Ganainy: Michigan Technical University
  • Roberto Morandotti:INRS, Canada
  • Vlad Shalaev: Purdue University
  • Michalis Zervas: University of Southampton
  • Stelios Tzortzakis: ISEL-FORTH, Greece
  • Stewart Aitchison: University of Toronto
  • Daniele Faccio: Heriot Watt University
  • Ulf Peschel: University of Jena
  • Michal Lipson: Columbia University
  • Sasha Boltasseva: Purdue University
  • Alex Szameit: University of Rostock
  • Mario Dagenais: University of Maryland
  • Gaetano Assanto: University of Rome
  • Greg Salamo: University of Arkansas
  • Ali Abidi: Georgia Tech
  • Steve Cundiff: University of Michigan
  • Mark Stockman: Georgia State University
  • Jacob Khurgin: Johns Hopkins University
  • Lluis Torner: ICFO, Spain
  • Alejandro Aceves: Southern Methodist University
  • Uwe Bandelow: Humboldt University of Berlin
  • Alexander Kildishev: Purdue University
  • David J. Hagan: University of Central Florida
  • Eric W. Van Stryland: University of Central Florida
  • Gaetano Assanto: University of Rome & Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Andrew M. Weiner: Purdue University


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