Seminar by Carlos Lee from European Photonics Industry Consortium "The role a Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) in the Major Technology Trends, from Quantum to LIDAR"

For whom
Students, Employees, Alumni, Press, Business
When
06-12-2019 from 11:30 to 13:00
Where
iGent, Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 126, 9052
Language
English
Organizer
Kamal Kaur
Contact
kamalpreet.kaur@ugent.be
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Program:

11.30  -  11:35   Introduction by Wim Bogaerts (AUD iGent, 1st floor)

11:35  -  12:20   Seminar by Carlos Lee

12.20  -  12.30   Discussion

12.30  -  13.00   Sandwich Lunch (in Foyer 1.1 on first floor of iGent Tower)

 

Reservations free of cost but mandatory (in view of catering) via https://eventmanager.ugent.be/seminarepic by Wednesday 4th December.

 

Abstract

The smart integration of photonic components and modules is enabling new developments in medical, automotive, consumer and other big markets. At the same time, the need for new approaches in the fields of Quantum Technologies or Transceivers Beyond 400G are creating strong links between the industrial academic communities. The purpose of this presentation is to summarize some of this developments and start a discussion about opportunities for engaging with industry and providing solutions to some of the most important unmet needs.

 

Bio-sketch

Carlos Lee is director general at EPIC, Europe’s photonics industry association. As part of the EPIC mission, Carlos works closely with industrial photonic companies to ensure a vibrant and competitive ecosystem by maintaining a strong international network and acting as a catalyst and facilitator for technological and commercial advancement. He brings with him a strong background in microelectronics which was acquired through several management positions held at the international association SEMI. He has been responsible in Europe for the SEMI International Standards program, managed technical and executive programs, and together with the advisory board advocated for a more competitive semiconductor and photovoltaic manufacturing industry. 

Carlos has a BBA in Finance and an MBA in Leadership & Change Management from United Business Institutes. He lives with his spouse and three children in Belgium.