Optical Engineering + Applications

The premier conference for developments in optical design and engineering, impacting photonic device and applications research

Featuring 35 conferences on:

  • Optical Design
  • Optical Alignment, Testing, and Fabrication
  • Signal, Image, and Data Processing
  • Astronomical Optics and Instrumentation
  • Photonic Devices and Applications
  • Remote Sensing and Atmospheric Propagation
  • X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Particle Technologies

Don't miss these presentations by the 2023 Plenary speakers

Tayyab Suratwala

Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Optic technologies enabling fusion ignition at the National Ignition Facility

Julie Crooke

NASA (United States)
The habitable worlds observatory: progress, future plans, and opportunities for community participation

Laura Coyle

Ball Aerospace (United States)
Enabling the Habitable Worlds Observatory: using systems engineering, integrated modeling and technology development to achieve ultra-stable optical systems

John MacKenty

Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
Lessons from the development and servicing of HST for future astronomy missions

Magdalena Bazalova-Carter

Univ. of Victoria (Canada)
FLASH Radiotherapy: a new cancer treatment modality and its challenges physics, engineering, and biology

Lars Furenlid

The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Recent advances in X-ray, gamma-ray, and charged-particle imaging

Donald Wunsch

Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology (United States)
Lifelong context recognition via online deep clustering

2023 Program Track Chairs

Optical Design
José Sasián, Wyant College of Optical Sciences (United States)

Optical Alignment, Testing, and Fabrication
H. Philip Stahl, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)

Signal, Image, and Data Processing
Khan Iftekharuddin, Old Dominion Univ. (United States)

Astronomical Optics and Instrumentation
Oswald H. Siegmund, Space Sciences Lab. (United States)

Photonic Devices and Applications
Ruyan Guo, The Univ. of Texas at San Antonio (United States)

Remote Sensing and Atmospheric Propagation
Stephen Hammel, Naval Information Warfare Ctr. Pacific (United States)
Alexander M. J. van Eijk, TNO Defence, Security, and Safety (Netherlands)

X-Ray, Gamma-Ray, and Particle Technologies
Ali Khounsary, Illinois Institute of Technology (United States)
Ralph James, Savannah River National Lab. (United States)