Invited speakers

PLENARY TALKS at Opening Plenary Session

Prof. Duncan P. Hand, Heriot Watt University, UK

Talk Title: Ultra-short pulsed laser welding: glasses, crystals and metals

Prof. Takashige Omatsu, Chiba University, Japan

Talk Title: Optical vortex advances laser materials processing

Prof. Yongfeng Lu, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA (Changed from Prof. S. Regan)

Talk Title: Laser micro/nanoscale fabrication and imaging for supporting laser-direct-drive inertial confinement fusion

INVITED TALKS at Special Session 1: Laser Ablation and Processing in Liquids

Dr. Hiroshi Fukumura, Visiting Professor, Molecular Imaging and Photonics Department of Chemistry, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Talk title: Laser-induced phase separation of liquid mixtures from molecular levels to macroscopic changes

Prof. Naoto Koshizaki, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Japan

Talk title: Pulsed Laser Melting of Particles in Liquid - Fundamentals and Application -

Dr. Eng. Takahiro Nakamura, Senior Researcher, GCE Institute Inc., Japan

Talk title: Characteristics of multi-metallic (COMM) alloy nanoparticles formed by laser-induced nucleation method

INVITED TALKS at Special Session 2: Machine Learning and Simulation for Laser Processing

Dr. Shuntaro Tani, The Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Talk title: Simulating femtosecond laser ablation process using deep neural network

Dr. Ben Mills, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Talk title: Optimisation and real-time control of femtosecond laser machining via deep learning

Prof. Leonid V. Zhigilei, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, USA

Talk title: Generation of crystal defects in ultrashort pulse laser processing of surfaces and nanoparticles

INVITED TALKS at Closing Plenary Session "Highly Effective Microfabrication"

Prof. Dr. Yoshio Hayasaki, Center for Optical Research and Education, Utsunomiya University, Japan

Talk title: Holographic optical engine for high-throughput, robust, and functional shaped-beam laser processing

Dr. Ulf Quentin, Director Sales Micromachining, TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH, Germany

Talk title: How much power can you handle? Status and strategies for high power ultrashort pulse applications

INVITED TALKS at Regular Sessions

Prof. Dr. Yves Bellouard, EPFL-École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Talk title: Femtosecond laser-driven optomechanical substrates: an enabling tool for nanometer alignment resolution and packaging of optical systems

Prof. Peter R. Herman, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada

Talk title: Shaping Ultrafast Laser Filaments - Gateway to Novel 3D Photonic Devices

Prof. Mitsuhiro Terakawa, Keio University, Japan

Talk title: Laser-induced graphitization of sustainable materials

Dr.-Ing. Jan-Philipp Weberpals
Technologieentwicklung Linienfoermige Fuegeverfahren Neckarsulm, AUDI AG, Germany

Talk title: Flexible use of laser beam technology for e-mobility