Keynote Title: Breakthroughs for smart cities and smart health through connected, ubiquitous, photonics based air pollution sensors.
Prof. Benjamin J. Eggleton
NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN), University of Sydney, Australia
Professor Benjamin Eggleton is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of Physics at the University of Sydney, founding Director of the ARC Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS) and co-Director of the NSW Smart Sensing Network. He obtained the Ph.D. degree in Physics from the University of Sydney in 1996. He then spent seven years at Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies – the last 2 years as Director of Photonic Devices Research. He returned to the University of Sydney in 2003 as full Professor and ARC Federation Fellow. He has published 450 journal papers, with over 17,000 citations and is Fellow of the AAS, ATSE, IEEE and OSA. He is Editor-in-Chief of APL Photonics.