Keynote Speakers

Prof. Ting-Chung Poon (IEEE/IOP/SPIE Fellow)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA

Ting-Chung Poon is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech, Virginia, USA. His current research interests include Information Optics, 3-D image processing and Optical Scanning Holography (OSH). Dr. Poon is the author of the monograph Optical Scanning Holography with MATLAB (Springer, 2007), and is the co-author of, among other textbooks, Modern Information Optics with MATLAB (Cambridge University Press and Higher Education Press, China, 2023) and Introduction to Modern Digital Holography with MATLAB (Cambridge University Press, 2014). He is also Editor of the book Digital Holography and Three-Dimensional Display (Springer, 2006). Dr. Poon served as Division Editor of Applied Optics from 2008 to 2014, and was Associate Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Optics Letters. He also served as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics and was General Chair of Optica Annual Meeting Frontier in Optics + Laser Science (FiO LS) for the years 2021 and 2022. Currently, Prof. Poon is Specialty Chief Editor of Frontiers in Photonics, and Editor of Applied Sciences.
Dr. Poon is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP), the Optica, and the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). He received the 2016 Dennis Gabor Award of the SPIE for his pioneering contributions to optical scanning holography (OSH). Dr. Poon was a Visiting Professor for Senior International Scientists at the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Science, a Visiting Professor at Shizuoka University (Hamamatsu, Japan), Nihon University (Japan), National Taiwan Normal University (Taiwan), and City University of Hong Kong (China). Currently, he is a Visiting Professor at Shanghai University, an Adjunct Professor at National Central University (Taiwan) and a Distinguished Chair Professor of Feng Chia University (Taiwan).