- Gopalakrishnan Joins OIDA as Exec Technical Director
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 — Ganesh Gopalakrishnan has joined the Optoelectronics Industry Development Association (OIDA) as its executive technical director, the organization announced yesterday.
Gopalakrishnan will oversee all of OIDA’s programs. Specifically, he will work with the organization’s board of directors, volunteers and staff to plan events, organize programming and participate in OIDA workshops, meetings and forums.
In addition, he will oversee the development of OIDA industry reports and other publications. He will also conduct advocacy activities, facilitate dialogues between government agencies and member companies, and pursue grant opportunities for OIDA.
OIDA is a nonprofit association that promotes the optoelectronics industry.
For more information, visit: www.oida.org
- A sub-field of photonics that pertains to an electronic device that responds to optical power, emits or modifies optical radiation, or utilizes optical radiation for its internal operation. Any device that functions as an electrical-to-optical or optical-to-electrical transducer. Electro-optic often is used erroneously as a synonym.
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