AIM Photonics Technical Meeting: Building an Industry, Part 2

Project Description

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
October 31 – Nov 2, 2016

Building an Industry Part 2, Navigating the Integrated Photonics Technology Transition

AIM Photonics Institute, in conjunction with The MIT Microphotonics Center and INEMI, is holding a Fall Technical Meeting from October 31 – November 2, 2016. In addition to reviewing the current workforce needs and solutions, speakers will discuss photonics technologies and roadmap strategies moving forward.

All Integrated Photonics Professional, Faculty, Students, and Companies engaged or entering the Integrated Photonics Marketplace, and AIM Photonics Members are invited to attend.

Photo: Flickr Tim Proctor

Monday, October 31, 2016 (MIT Media Lab)

Time Description
8:30AM Registration and Light Breakfast
9:00AM Fall Meeting Context and Expectations
Lionel Kimerling, Executive Director, AIM Photonics Academy
Session 1: Competency
The workforce originates from two industries: low volume photonics for communication/computing and high volume integrated circuits that continue to migrate to new applications. What are the needs, roadblocks, and solutions for building the integrated electronic-photonic technology workforce?
Session Chair: Richard Grzybowski, Research & Development, MACOM Integrated Photonic Solutions
9:15AM Keynote: Building a Silicon Photonics Supply Chain
Sanjay Pai, Supply Chain Integration Manager, Intel Corporation
9:45AM On-Board Interconnection: A Joint Development Consortium
Terry Smith, Sr. Staff Scientist, 3M
10:10AM Wafer Singulation and Thinning Technologies
Annette Teng, CTO, Promex
10:35AM Break
Session 2: Vision
A Manufacturing Ecosystem provides the tools for scaling production volume, platform performance, and cross-market applications. Can the Integrated Photonics System Roadmap (IPSR) align the supply chain for industry success?
Session Chair: Gordon Snyder; OP-TEC NSF ATE National Center
10:50AM Building an Industry: People, Constituencies, and Technology
Tom Hausken, Senior Industry Advisor, OIDA/OSA
11:15AM The AIM Industry Workforce Needs Assessment: Skills and Timelines
Yashu Kauffman, Director of Assessment and Evaluation, AIM Photonics Academy
11:40AM Building the Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Ecosystem
Michael Liehr, CEO, AIM Photonics
12:05PM Attendee Lunch(Winter Garden)
MIT Microphotonics Center Industry Consortium Board Meeting and Lunch (Silverman Skyline)
Session 3: Roadmap Workshop
Joint breakout sessions of the Education, Workforce, Professional Society Affiliates, AIM MCE/KTMAS and IPSR TWGs: Monolithic Integration; Packaging of Electronic-Photonic Systems; Connectors; Assembly; Test; Substrates; Electronic-Photonic Design Automation; Photonic Sensor.
Session Chair: Robert Pfahl, Director, iNEMI and IPSR
Highlights from IPSR 2016 IPSR TWG Chairs
1:30PM Monolithic Integration TWG Lionel C. Kimerling
1:40PM Packaging of Electronic-Photonic Systems TWG Bill Bottoms, 3MTS
1:50PM Connectors TWG John MacWilliams Bishop and Assoc., Inc.
2:00PM Substrates TWG Voya Markovich, Microelectronic Advanced Hardware Consulting
2:10PM Assembly TWG Richard Otte, Promex Industries, Inc.
2:20PM Test TWG Richard Otte (Acting Chair), Promex Industries, Inc.
2:30PM Electronic-Photonic Design Automation TWG Brett Attaway, SUNY Poly
2:40PM Photonic TWG Ben Miller, University of Rochester
2:50PM Workshop Charge Bill Bottoms, Chairman, 3MTS
3:05PM Break
3:15PM Breakout Group Meetings with facilitators and scribes
Joint breakout sessions of the Education, Workforce, Professional Society Affiliates, AIM MCE/KTMAS and IPSR TWGs
5:30PM Networking Reception (Winter Garden)

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 (MIT Media Lab)

Time Description
8:30AM Registration and Light Breakfast (MPR-674)
8:50AM Lessons Learned Lionel C. Kimerling, Executive Director, AIM Photonics Academy
Session 4: Prototypes and Products
Early manufacturing solutions for low and intermediate product volumes emphasize cost, risk minimization and platform opportunities for building a learning curve. What best practices are emerging and where will they lead?
Session Chair: Madelin Glick, Sr. Scientist, University of Arizona
9:00AM Keynote: Intel Silicon Photonics Ling Liao, Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation
9:30AM High Volume Manufacturing of Silicon Photonics Transceivers Peng Sun, Engineer, Supervisor, NTT
9:50AM Si Photonics for Telecommunication at NTT Hiroshi Fukuda, Senior Engineer, Supervisor, NTT
10:10AM Monolithic Electronic-Photonic Integration: Microprocessor with Optical Communication Network Milos Popovic, Boston University
10:30AM Break
Session 5: Supervening Applications
Data Centers – HPC – Automotive – IoT; What are timelines and prospects for cross-market platforms?
Session Chairs: Tremont Miao, Director-Retired, ADI and Nick Usechak, AFRL, Government CTO, AIM Photonics
10:40AM Photons in the Automobile Kazumi Wada, Visiting Professor, MIT
11:00AM Tutorial I: Waveguide Integration of Germanium Photodetectors Jifeng Liu, Associate Professor, Dartmouth College
11:30AM Tutorial II: Emerging Materials for Silicon-Photonics Hybrid Integration Volker Sorger, Director OPEN, George Washington University
12:00PM Attendee Lunch (Winter Garden)
Integrated Photonic Systems Roadmap (IPSR) Executive Board Meeting and Lunch (Silverman Skyline)
Session 6: The AIM Photonics Foundry Program
Session Chair: Peter Goetz, NRL Optical Sciences and Government Chief Scientist, AIM Photonics and Tom Koch, University of Arizona, TRB Executive, AIM Photonics
1:30PM The AIM Photonics MPW Program Doug Coolbaugh, Chief Operating Officer, AIM Photonics
1:50PM Connecting through the AIM Photonics Design Center Brett Attaway, Director, EPDA Solutions, AIM Photonics
2:10PM The AIM Test, Assembly and Packaging Facility Tom Brown, University of Rochester
2:30PM Break
Session 7: Integrated Photonics Roadmap Update
Roadmap Workshop Breakout Report Back; Summary Conclusions: Navigating the Integrated Photonics Technology Transition
Session Chair: Bill Bottoms, Chairman, 3MTS
2:45PM IPSR TWG Breakout Updates
Session 8: Summary Panel Discussion
Summary Conclusions: Navigating the Integrated Photonics Technology Transition
Session Chair: Lionel C. Kimerling, MIT, Executive Director, AIM Photonics Academy
4:00PM The Integrated Photonics Supply Chain Preparedness Panel Discussion
5:00 Adjorn

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 (MIT Campus, Room 6-104)

Time Description
8:00AM Registration
Morning Session
8:30AM The Massachusetts Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Supply Chain
Local companies in MA/New England interested in business opportunities in integrated photonics
12:00PM Lunch
Afternoon Session
1:30PM AIM Academy Advisory Council Kickoff Meeting

Fall Meeting Context and Expectations

Waveguide Integration of Germanium Photodetectors

Emerging Materials for Silicon-Photonics Hybrid Integration

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