1. Quantum Technologies/Quantum Information

  • Prof. Yehuda B., Band Ben Gurion University Israel, Israel, Atoms trapped by a spin-dependent optical lattice potential: realization of a ground state quantum rotor.  
  • Prof. Murray Barrett, Center for Quantum Technologies Singapore, Singapore, Prospects for a multi-ion optical clock using Lu+.
  • Prof. Dimitris Angelakis, Center for Quantum Technologies Singapore, Singapore, Quantum supremacy in analog quantum simulators and its applications in material science and machine learning.
  • Prof. Wenxian Zhang, Wuhan University, China, Uniaxial dynamical decoupling for an open quantum system.
  • Prof. Wieslaw Leonski, University of Zielona Gora,  Poland, Quantum steering in three-qubit systems, and a three-mode Bose-Hubbard model
  • Prof.  Li You, Tsinghua University, China, Deterministic generations of many atom entangled states and their interferometric applications beyond the classical precision limit.

2. Quantum Optics/Cold atoms, ions and molecules

  •  Prof. Wlodzimierz Jastrzebski, PAS, Poland, Highly excited electronic states of alkali metal dimers.
  • Prof. Zbigniew Idziaszek, University of Warsaw,  Poland, Quantum state engineering with a trapped atom and a set of static impurities.
  • Prof. Vladimir Yurovsky, Tel Aviv University, Israel, Quantum fluctuations in nonlinear Schroedinger breathers.
  • Prof. Asen Enev Pashov, Sofia University, Bulgaria, Metal hydrides for stellar studies.
  • Prof. Kai Dieckmann, Center for Quantum Technologies Singapore, Singapore, A New Spectroscopic Route to the Ground State of Ultracold Dipolar Molecules.
  • Prof. Su Yi, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, Spin-orbit-coupled Bose-Einstein condensates of rotating polar molecules.
  • Prof. Alexandre Dauphin, ICFO Barcelona, Spain, Detection of the topological invariants in cold atom and photonic experiments.
  • Prof. Jordi Boronat, UPC Barcelona, Spain, Finite-range effects in ultradilute liquid drops. 

3. Nonlinear Optics/Intense field laser-matter interaction

  • Prof. Yuri Kivshar, ANU, Canberra, Australia, Nonlinear meta-optics and all-dielectric nanophotonics.
  • Prof. Guangjiong Dong, East China Normal University Shanghai, China, Magnetic local field effect on hybrid dynamics of microwave-spinor gas.
  • Prof. Sergey Ivanov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Institute of Spectroscopy RAS, Russia,  Floquet topological insulator laser based on helical waveguide array.
  • Prof. Chaohong Li, Sun Yat-Sen University Zhuhai, China, Topological states and cotranslational symmetry in strongly interacting systems.
  • Prof. Miroslaw Karpierz, Technical University of Warsaw,  Poland, Interplay of linear and nonlinear properties of nematic liquid crystals on complex light beam propagation.
  • Prof. Takashige Omatsu, Chiba University, Japan, Twisted Materials by Light. 
  • Prof. Nobuhiko Sarukura – Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Japan, Ultraviolet Lasers and Their New Applications.
  • Prof. Truong Xuan Tran, Le Quy Don University, Vietnam, Quantum relativistic and topological Jackiw-Rebbi states in binary waveguide arrays.

4. Photonics/plasmonics/nanostructures and metamaterials

  • Prof. Kris Kempa, Boston College, USA, Plasmonic enhancement of nonlinear optical effects for solar energy harvesting.
  • Prof. Michael J. Naughton, Boston College, USA, Search and Destroy: Optical interactions for detection and destruction of disease biomarkers.
  • Prof. Michael Giersig, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany, Electromagnetic waves interaction with various metallic nanomaterials.
  • Prof. Guofu Zhou, South China Normal University, China, Electronic Paper Displays: now and future.
  • Prof. Ryszard Buczyński, University of Warsaw,  Poland, Nanostructured optical fibres: a feasibility study.
  • Prof. Dariusz Wasik, University of Warsaw,  Poland,  Infrared spectroscopy of hydrogen-related defects in GaN
  • Dr. Pentti Karioja,  VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, FinlandIR spectroscopic technologies for gas sensing.
  • Prof. Jacek Majewski, University of Warsaw,  Poland, Electronic structure and transport in arrays of quantum dots in graphene