General Lectures

Four URSI General Lectures, highlighting cutting edge research are presented by leaders recognized for their exceptional achievements in some areas of Radio Science. These general lectures are intended to convey the recent excitements in specific areas to all the delegates of the conference across all disciplines. The following four General Lectures will be delivered during the AP-RASC 2019.

Dr David J Wineland

(Nobel Laureate, Physics 2012), Research Professor, Department of Physics, University of Oregon, USA

Lecture Title: Optical Atomic Clocks


Dr Olivier Martin

Head, Nanophotonics and Metrology Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Lecture Title: Moulding the flow of light with metasurfaces


Prof Abhay Karandikar

Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India and Chairman, Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI)

Lecture Title: Frugal 5G: Towards Affordable Rural Wireless Broadband


Prof Yoshiharu Omura

Professor, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University, Japan

Lecture Title: Nonlinear Wave-particle Interactions in Earth’s Inner Magnetosphere