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PhotonIcs and Electromagnetics Research Symposium, also known as Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium

Keynote Speakers

High-profile Keynote speakers need to be approved by the PIERS Conference Quality Committee in advance. Before the session organizers send out the invitation to the keynote speaker, please email the name and web link of the keynote speaker to PIERS OFFICE for approval in advance. The list of confirmed keynote speakers will be highlighted on this website.

* All Names of keynote speakers are in order of accepted dates.

Professor Yuri Kivshar || Australian National University

Paper Title: Mie-resonant Metaphotonics and Metasurfaces

Organized by: Prof. Renmin Ma and Prof. Haoliang Qian

Session Title: SC3 - Nanoscale Light Sources

Accepted Date: 2021/03/11

Professor Mordechai Segev || Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Organized by Prof. Luqi Yuan, Prof. Da-Wei Wang, and Prof. Zhaoju Yang

Session Title: SC2: Topological Phenomena in Classical Optics and Quantum Optics 1 & 2

Accepted Date: 2021/03/17

Professor Shanhui Fan || Stanford University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Organized by Prof. Luqi Yuan, Prof. Da-Wei Wang, and Prof. Zhaoju Yang

Session Title: SC2: Topological Phenomena in Classical Optics and Quantum Optics 1 & 2

Accepted Date: 2021/03/17

Dr. Davide Comite || Sapienza University of Rome

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Organized by Dr. Davide Comite

Session Title: FocusSession.SC5: Physical Modeling and Applications in GNSS-R

Accepted Date: 2021/03/23

Professor Andrea Alù || City University of New York

Paper Title: Twisted Polaritonics

Organized by: Dr. Qingdong Ou, Dr. Guangwei Hu, and Dr. Ying Chen

Session Title: SC2: Twist-Controlled Electromagnetic, Acoustic and Thermal Phenomena

Accepted Date: 2021/03/25

Professor Nikolay Zheludev || University of Southampton

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Jin Hui Shi and Dr. Zeyong Wei

Session Title: SC2: Metamaterial Polarization Optics and Applications

Accepted Date: 2021/04/08

Professor Filiberto Bilott || Roma Tre University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Mengmeng Li and Dr. Ming Jiang

Session Title: SC1: Advances in Modeling and Optimization Methods for Realistic Applications

Accepted Date: 2021/04/09

Professor Ji-Xin Cheng || Boston University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Delong Zhang, Prof. Minbiao Ji, and Prof. Hyeon Jeong Lee

Session Title: SC3: Molecular Vibrational Spectroscopy and Imaging

Accepted Date: 2021/04/13

Professor Carlos Torres-Verdin || The University of Texas at Austin

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Decheng Hong, Prof. Jiefu Chen, and Dr. Hu Li

Session Title: SC5: EM/Acoustic and Machine Learning Techniques in Oil&Gas Exploration: Modeling, Inversion, and Interpretations

Accepted Date: 2021/04/14

Dr. Laurent Mosse || Schlumberger Limited

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Decheng Hong, Prof. Jiefu Chen, and Dr. Hu Li

Session Title: SC5: EM/Acoustic and Machine Learning Techniques in Oil&Gas Exploration: Modeling, Inversion, and Interpretations

Accepted Date: 2021/04/17

Dr. Teruhiko Hagiwara || Aramco Services Company

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Decheng Hong, Prof. Jiefu Chen, and Dr. Hu Li

Session Title: SC5: EM/Acoustic and Machine Learning Techniques in Oil&Gas Exploration: Modeling, Inversion, and Interpretations

Accepted Date: 2021/04/17

Prof. Lei Zhou || Fudan University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Cheng Zhang and Prof. Fei Ding

Session Title: Recent Advances in Optical Metasurfaces

Accepted Date: 2021/04/20

Professor Leung Tsang || University of Michigan

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Shurun Tan and Dr. Yanlei Du

Session Title: SC5: Advances in Random Medium Scattering Theory and Microwave Remote Sensing

Accepted Date: 2021/05/06

Prof. Tiejun Cui || Southeast University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Jiafang Li and Prof. Zuojia Wang

Session Title: SC2: Flexible Metamaterials and Smart Metadevices

Accepted Date: 2021/05/08

Prof. Jelena Vuckovic || Stanford University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Zhun Wei and Prof. Xudong Chen

Session Title: FocusSession.SC5: Machine Learning for Electromagnetic Inverse Problems

Accepted Date: 2021/05/10

Prof. Qi-Jun Zhang || Carleton University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Zhun Wei and Prof. Xudong Chen

Session Title: FocusSession.SC5: Machine Learning for Electromagnetic Inverse Problems

Accepted Date: 2021/05/10

Professor Che Ting Chan || The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Ming-Hui Lu, Prof. Xueqin Huang, and Dr. Xiujuan Zhang

Session Title: SC2: Topological Acoustics and Phononics - Fundamental Concepts and Advanced Developments

Accepted Date: 2021/05/11

Prof. Steven Johnson || Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Zhun Wei and Prof. Xudong Chen

Session Title: FocusSession.SC5: Machine Learning for Electromagnetic Inverse Problems

Accepted Date: 2021/05/11

Prof. Mahta Moghaddam || University of Southern California

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Zhun Wei and Prof. Xudong Chen

Session Title: FocusSession.SC5: Machine Learning for Electromagnetic Inverse Problems

Accepted Date: 2021/05/12

Prof. Philip St. J. Russell || Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Dr. Feng Li and Dr. Zhe Kang

Session Title: SC3: Supercontinuum and Frequency Combs: Fundamental Physics and Applications

Accepted Date: 2021/05/12

Prof. Qing Huo Liu || Duke University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Wenchao Chen and Prof. Min Tang

Session Title: SC1: Multiphysics Modeling and Simulation of Advanced Electronic Devices and Integrated Circuits/Structures

Accepted Date: 2021/05/13

Prof. Dmitri N. Basov || Columbia University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof Xiao Lin, Prof. Huanjun Chen, Prof. Peining Li, and Prof. Jianing Chen

Session Title: SC2: Optics with Twistronics and Polaritonic Nano-optics

Accepted Date: 2021/05/19

Prof. Marin Soljacic || Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Paper Title: Neural Networks for Photonics and Photonics for Neural Networks

Organized by: Prof. Yongmin Liu, Prof. Junsuk Rho, and Prof. Wei Ma

Session Title: SC2&SC3: Photonics Empowered by Artificial Intelligence 1 & 2

Accepted Date: 2021/05/24

Prof. Rainer Hillenbrand || CIC nanoGUNE

Paper Title: Nanophotonics with Phonon Polaritons in 2D Materials

Organized by: Prof. Peining Li and Prof. Zhigao Dai

Session Title: SC2: Hyperbolic Polaritons in the Emerging Layered Materials

Accepted Date: 2021/05/26

Prof. Marko Lončar || Harvard University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Zejie Yu and Prof. Xiankai Sun

Session Title: SC3: Integrated Lithium Niobate Photonics

Accepted Date: 2021/05/27

Prof. Javier García de Abajo || Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (ICFO)

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Zhaoyun Duan and Prof. Xiao Lin

Session Title: SC2: Electromagnetic Radiation with Charged Particles

Accepted Date: 2021/05/28

Prof. Anatoly V Zayats || King's College London

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Guixin Li and Prof. Yuanmu Yang

Session Title: SC2: Nonlinear Plasmonics and Metasurfaces

Accepted Date: 2021/05/31

Prof. Hongxing Xu || Wuhan University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Xiaojun Wu, Prof. Sailing He, and Prof. Xinjian Zhou,

Session Title: SC3&SC4: Industry Forum in Photonics, Electronics and Opto-Electronics

Accepted Date: 2021/06/02

Prof. John Bowers || University of California, Santa Barbara

Paper Title: Supercontinuum and Frequency Combs: Fundamental Physics and Applications

Organized by: Dr. Feng Li and Dr. Zhe Kang

Session Title: SC3: Supercontinuum and Frequency Combs: Fundamental Physics and Applications

Accepted Date: 2021/06/04

Prof. Weng Cho Chew || Purdue University

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Prof. Qiwei Zhan, Prof. Weijie Wang, Prof. Mingwei Zhuang and Prof. Qing Huo Liu

Session Title: SC1: Advanced Techniques in Multiphysics Modeling 1 & 2

Accepted Date: 2021/06/13

Prof. Benjamin J. Eggleton || The University of Sydney

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Dr. Yiwei Xie and Prof. Rajesh Kumar

Session Title: SC3: Programmable Optical Devices and Circuits

Accepted Date: 2021/06/20

Professor Jeff Dozier || University of California, Santa Barbara

Paper Title: Observations of the Water Cycle from Imaging Spectroscopy

Organized by: Prof. Hui Lu, and Prof. Jian-Cheng Shi

Session Title: SC5: Remote Sensing of Water and Energy Cycles

Accepted Date: 2021/06/21

Professor Jianping Yao || University of Ottawa

Paper Title: TBD

Organized by: Dr. Yiwei Xie and Prof. Rajesh Kumar

Session Title: SC3: Programmable Optical Devices and Circuits

Accepted Date: 2021/06/21

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