Chairs

General chair

Koji Sugioka RIKEN Japan

Co-chairs

Hiroyuki Niino AIST Japan
Seiji Katayama Osaka University Japan
Takashi Ishide Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Japan
Yongfeng Lu University of Nebrasska-Lincoln USA
Michael Schmidt Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Germany

Honorary Chair

Isamu Miyamoto Emeritus Prof., Osaka Univ. Japan
Kazuyoshi Itoh Emeritus Prof., Osaka Univ. Japan

Program Committee Chairs

LPM Hiroyuki Niino AIST Japan
HPL Seiji Katayama Osaka University Japan
HPL Takeshi Ishide Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Japan

Program Committee Members (LPM)
Craig B. Arnold (Princeton University, USA)
Stephan Barcikowski (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
Ya Cheng (Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, CAS, China)
Sung-Hak Cho (Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, South Korea)
Friedrich H. Dausinger (University of Stuttgart, Institut für Strahlwerkzeuge, IFSW, Germany)
Philippe Delaporte (Aix-Marseille University, France)
Jan J. Dubowski (Université de Sherbrooke, Canada)
Arnold Gillner (Fraunhofer ILT, Germany)
Henry Helvajian (The Aerospace Corporation, USA)
Guido Hennig (Daetwyler Graphics AG, Switzerland)
Peter R. Herman (University of Toronto, Canada)
Minghui Hong (Data Storage Institute, Singapore)
Jürgen Ihlemann (Laser Laboratory Goettingen, Germany)
Yoshiro Ito (Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan)
Saulius Juodkazis (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)
Tetsuya Makimura (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Shoji Maruo (Yokohama National University, Japan)
Michel Meunier (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada)
Yoshiki Nakata (Osaka University, Japan)
Etsuji Ohmura (Osaka University, Japan)
Yasuhiro Okamoto (Okayama University, Japan)
Masayuki Okoshi (National Defense Academy, Japan)
Toshihiko Ooie (METI, AIST, Japan)
Andreas Ostendorf (Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany)
Alberto Piqué (US Naval Research Laboratory, USA)
Gediminas Račiukaitis (FTMC - Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Lithuania)
Juergen Reif (Brandenburg University of Technology, Germany)
Pere Serra (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
Valdas Sirutkaitis (Vilnius University, Lithuania)
Razvan Stoian (Université Jean Monnet, France)
Stelios Tzortzakis (F.O.R.T.H.-Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Greece)
Vadim P. Veiko (St. Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Russia)
Bert Huis in‘t Veld (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Kunihiko Washio (Paradigm Laser Research Ltd., Japan)

Program Committee Members (HPL)
Dirk Petring (Fraunhofer ILT, Germany)
Lin Li (The University of Manchester)
Akio Hirose (Osaka University, Japan)
Francis Briand (AIR LIQUIDE, France)
Alexander Kaplan (Lulea University of Technology, Sweden)
Aravinda Kar (University of Central Florida, USA)
Jong Do Kim (Korea Maritime University, South Korea)
Veli P. Kujanpaa (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland)
Kazuhisa Mikame (Maeda Industry Co., Ltd., Japan)
Kenji Shinozaki (Hiroshima University, Japan)
Wang Jingbo (Panasonic Welding Systems Co., Ltd., Japan)
Zhuguo Li (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)
Hiroto Yamaoka (IHI Corp., Japan)
Masanori Yasuyama (Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp., Japan)
Koji Hirano (NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION, Japan)
Teruyoshi Kadoya (Precitec, Japan)
Akikazu Kitagawa (Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Japan)
Yoshinobu Makino (TOSHIBA CORPORATION, Japan)
Kiyokazu Mori (NISSAN MOTOR CO.,LTD, Japan)
Akihiko Nishimura (Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan)
Frank Vollertsen (BIAS - Bremer Institut fur angewandte
Strahltechnik GmbH, Germany)
Claus Thomy (Bremer Institut fuer angewandte Strahltechnik GmbH,Germany)

LAMP2015 International Advisory Committee
Chairperson:Koji Sugioka (RIKEN, JAPAN)

Members
Alan Arai (IMRA America, Inc., USA)
Ralf Eckhard Beyer (Fraunhofer IWS, Germany)
Chung-Wei Cheng (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
Michael Rethmeier (BAM, Germany)
Burkhard Fechner (Coherent GmbH, Germany)
Costas Fotakis (F.O.R.T.H.-Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Greece)
Kenshi Fukumitsu (Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., Japan)
Costas Grigoropoulos (University of California Berkeley, USA)
Takahisa Jitsuno (Osaka University, Japan)
Teruyoshi Kadoya (Precitec, Japan)
Jeong-Han Kim (KITECH-Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, South Korea)
Akikazu Kitagawa (Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Japan)
Vitali Konov (GPI- General Physics Institute, Russia)
Dietmar Kracht (LZH- Laser Zentrum Hannover, Germany)
Masao Kubo (Panasonic Electric Works, Ltd ., Japan)
Muneharu Kutsuna (ALTREC Co., Ltd., Japan)
Sylvain Lazare (Université de Bordeaux 1, France)
Jyoti Mazumder (The University of Michigan, USA)
Kiyokazu Mori (NISSAN, Japan)
Sumio Nakahara (Kansai University, Japan)
Hitoshi Nishimura (Panasonic Welding Systems Co ., Ltd ., apan)
Tatsuo Okada (Kyushu University, Japan)
Koji Hirano (Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp., Japan)
Rajesh S. Patel (Spectra Physics, USA)
Reinhart Poprawe (Fraunhofer ILT, Germany)
Stan Ream (EWI, USA)
Shozui Takeno (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan)
Frank Vollertsen (BIAS- Bremer Institut für angewandte trahltechnik, Germany)
Ken Watkins (University of Liverpool, UK)
Xianfan Xu (Purdue University, USA)

Steering Committee Chair

Tatsuo Okada Kyushu University Japan

Steering Committee Co-chairs

LPM Toshihiko Ooie AIST Japan
HPL Takashi Ishide Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Japan

Steering Committee Members
(Tresurer)
Yasuhiro Okamoto, Okayama University, Japan
Masayuki Okoshi, National Defense Academy, Japan
Akikazu Kitagata, Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Japan
Yasutaka Hanada, Hirosaki University, Japan
Yosuke Yamazaki, Hitachi Zosen Corporation, Japan

(Publicity)
Yoshiki Nakata, Osaka University, Japan
Aiko Narazaki, AIST, Japan
Toshiya Watanabe, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Japan

(Publication)
Shigeki Matsuo, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
Tetsuya Makimura, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Yoshio Hayasaki, Utsunomiya University, Japan
Kiyokazu Mori, NISSAN MOTOR CO.,LTD, Japan

(Exhibitions)
Koji Hirano, NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION, Japan
Masahito Katto, University of Miyazaki, Japan
Yousuke Kawahito, Osaka University, Japan
Shozui Takeno, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan

(Local Arrangements)
Toru Mizunami, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Yoichiro Hosokawa, Nara Institute of Science and Technology,
Japan
Hiroaki Nishiyama, Yamagata University, Japan
Daisuke Nakamaura, Kyushu University, Japan
Hiroshi Ikenoue, Kyushu University, Japan
Masamichi Kohno, Kyushu University, Japan
Motomichi Yamamoto, Hiroshima University, Japan
Msami Mizutani, Osaka University, Japan
Wang Jinbo, Panasonic Welding Systems Co., Ltd., Japan

(Record)
Etsuji Ohmura, Osaka University, Japan
Yasushi Kitani, JFE Steel Corporation