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International Advisory Committee

International Advisory Committee of PhoenixD

The International Advisory Committee (IAC) of PhoenixD (from left): Volker Pape, Roberto Osellame, Anna-Lena Schall-Giesecke, Liberato Manna, Luc Bergé, Kai Exner und Lutz Rissing. IAC-member Michelle Sander and Kilwon Cho are not shown in the picture.

Tasks of the IAC

The Cluster of Excellence PhoenixD has appointed seven personalities from science and industry to its International Advisory Committee (IAC). The advisory committee members regularly inform the PhoenixD board about international developments in research and the current needs of the markets in the field of optical technologies. In addition, the advisory committee supports the cluster with its international network in the exchange of knowledge and experience with other researchers and industry.

Members of the IAC

Dr. Luc Bergé
Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives (CEA)
Research Director, Laboratory Head

Prof. Dr. Kilwon Cho
POSTECH University, Department of Chemical Engineering
University Director, Polymer Research Institute Director

Dr. Kai Exner
BASF New Business GmbH
Senior Data Scientist

Dr. Liberato Manna
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Senior Researcher Tenured - Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Roberto Osellame
Politecnico di Milano, Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie (IFN)
CNR Researcher

Volker Pape
Viscom AG
Supervisory Board

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Rissing
Management Board


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michelle Sander
Boston University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor (ECE, MSE)

Prof. Dr. Anna-Lena Schall-Giesecke
University Duisburg-Essen, Chair of Electronic Components
Universityprofessor, Head of Photonic Integration (Fraunhofer-Institut)

Former members of the IAC

Dr. Guido Voit
BASF SE, BASF New Business GmbH
Managing Director