Laser Institute of America

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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