International Advisory Committee

International Advisory Committee of PhoenixD

© Sonja Smalian/PhoenixD
The International Advisory Committee (IAC) of PhoenixD (from left): Guido Voit, Liberato Manna, Luc Bergé, Michelle Sander, Volker Pape und Lutz Rissing. IAC-member Kilwon Cho is 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.-Ing. Lutz Rissing


Management Board


Dr. Kai Exner

BASF New Business GmbH

Senior Data Scientist

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michelle Sander

Boston University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor (ECE, MSE)

Dr. Liberato Manna

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)

Senior Researcher Tenured - Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Anna-Lena Schall-Giesecke

University Duisburg-Essen, Faculty of Engineering, Chair of Electronic Components

Universityprofessor, Head of Photonic Integration (Fraunhofer-Institut)

Volker Pape

Viscom AG

Supervisory Board

Prof. Dr. Kilwon Cho

POSTECH University, Department of Chemical Engineering

POSTECH University Director, Polymer Research Institute Director

Prof. Dr. Roberto Osellame

Politecnico di Milano, Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie (IFN)

CNR Researcher