Upcoming Chapter Seminar Talk

AIM Photonics Electronic-Photonic Technologies and Packaging

Dr. David Harame

SUNY Polytechnic Institute – EPDA

AIM Photonics

257 Fuller Rd, Albany, NY 12203

Date: Friday, May 27th, 2022

Time: 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM (PDT)

Followed by coffee and refreshments in Shannon Room (Room #54-134), Engineering IV, UCLA.

Zoom link: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/93140370908?pwd=cXdISzJUZ1ovd0luc2dxSkJLei9qUT09

Lecture Abstract:

The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) specifically addresses photonics and electronic-photonic packaging and, more broadly, heterogeneous integration and advanced packaging. AIM Photonics mission is to:

• Advance integrated photonic circuit manufacturing technology development

• Meet commercial, defense and civilian agency needs by providing accessible technology

• Create an adaptive integrated photonic circuit workforce

Photonics is an important area because it enables bandwidth-scalability, energy-efficiency, and modular-upgradeability across nearly all applications. Electronic scaling is dependent on photonics because it is interconnect-driven. The scaling of photonics is dependent on co-packaged optics (CPO), which is the tight integration of electronics and photonics on the same substrate in the package. 

In this talk we will discuss some of the key application areas in photonics and highlight some of the approaches and challenges in CPO. We will also review the technologies available at AIM Photonics and what AIM is doing to advance integrated photonics.


Dr. David Harame is the Director of EPDA, Test & Packaging, and Process Development for the Research Foundation SUNY Polytechnic Institute and the Chief Operating Officer for AIM Photonics. David is responsible for the organization’s Photonic technologies, Heterogeneous Integration, Electronic Photonic Design Automation process design kits, and Test, Assembly and Packaging (TAP) operations in Albany and Rochester NY. David Harame is an IEEE Fellow and has held numerous other industry leadership roles throughout his career.

For more information, contact Haoxiang Ren at haoxiang.ren@ucla.edu

Or go to IEEE EPS/EDS Student Chapter at UCLA website: https://site.ieee.org/sb-ucla-eped/