Laser Institute of America

CLOSURE NOTICE: Our office will be closed from October 14 - 19, 2018 in support of our annual ICALEO Conference. Placed orders will be fulfilled on Friday, October 19. If you need assistance, please contact us here as staff will be checking these communications regularly.

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About LIA

Officers 2018

  • Milan Brandt, President, RMIT University
  • Minlin Zhong, President Elect, Tsinghua University
  • Paul Denney, Past President, Lincoln Electric Company
  • Gilbert Haas, Treasurer, Haas Laser Technologies, Inc.
  • Henrikki Pantsar, Secretary, TRUMPF, Inc.

Board of Directors

2016–2018
  • Clive Grafton-Reed, Rolls-Royce
  • John Hunter, LPW Technology, Inc.
  • Stefan Kaierle, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.
  • Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Eric Mottay, Amplitude Systems
  • Robert Mueller, Lasers-at-Work Consulting Ltd.
  • Andreas Ostendorf, Ruhr-University Bochum
  • Rajesh Patel, Spectra Physics
  • Silke Pflueger
  • Koji Sugioka, RIKEN
    2017–2019
  • Eckhard Beyer, Fraunhofer IWS
  • Corey Dunsky, AEOS Consulting, Inc.
  • Lucian Hand, Altos Photonics, Inc.
  • Tracey Johnson
  • Markus Kogel-Hollacher, Precitec Optronik
  • John Lopez, University Bordeaux/CNRS
  • Reinhart Poprawe, Fraunhofer ILT
  • Michael Schmidt, Bayerisches Laserzentrum GmbH
  • William Shiner, IPG Photonics Corporation
  • Robert Thomas, US Air Force Research Lab
2018–2020
  • Neil Ball, Directed Light Inc.
  • Robert Braunschweig, LASEA, Inc.
  • Stephen Capp, LTC Holdings, Inc.
  • Bo Gu, BOS Photonics
  • Marshall Jones, GE Global Research (GR)
  • Lin Li, University of Manchester
  • Klaus Löffler, TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH
  • Michelle Stock, MACOM
  • Michael Woods, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
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