Author: GUO Chenzi |
Recently, Prof. Minghui Hong, the previous head of Light Singapore Office, has left National University of Singapore (NUS) and joined Xiamen University, hence the head of Light Singapore Office has changed to Prof. Cheng-Wei Qiu from NUS, who is also Co-Editor-in-Chief of eLight, effective in January 2023.
Prof. Jianlin Cao (LSA's Co-Editor-in-Chief & former Vice Minister of Science and Technology) and Prof. Minghui Hong at Light Singapore Office in 2019
On 13th March, Prof. Yuhong Bai, director of Light Publishing Group and Dr. Shuai Ding, assistant of Light: Advanced Manufacturing (LAM) Editor in Chief, visited Light Singapore Office at NUS.
Taking this chance, Prof. Bai, Prof. Qiu and Prof. Wolfgang Osten from University of Stuttgart, Co-Editor-in-Chief of LAM, had an Light: Science & Applications (LSA) - eLight - LAM Editors-in-Chief in-person meeting, discussed about the development and collaboration of the three journals in Light Publishing Group, and how the three journals can widely reach out to serve the wellbeing of global optics community.
LSA-eLight-LAM Editors-in-Chief meeting by Prof. Yuhong Bai, Prof. Cheng-Wei Qiu and Prof. Wolfgang Osten
Meanwhile, Prof. Qiu, Prof. Bai and Dr. Ding talked about the future moves of Light Singapore Office, including the interplay of ISPN 2023 (12th - 15th July, Singapore, Chaired by Prof. Cheng-Wei Qiu) with LSA, eLight and LAM.
Flyer of ISPN 2023
During this visit in Singapore, Prof. Bai and Dr. Ding were invited to attend ICAPM 2023, which spotlighted the frontiers of visual sensing, machine vision, automation & robotics, intelligent transportation systems, biomedicine, human-computer interaction, as well as life science & engineering. Prof. Wolfgang Osten also served as the Chair of Holography Technologies Session. Through this conference, Prof. Bai and Dr. Ding invited manuscripts and did target promotion for Light Conference 2023, LSA, eLight, LAM, and in particular, for LAM’s Featured Issue on Celebrating Holography after 60 Years of Successful Application.
Prof. Bai, Prof. Osten, Dr. Ding and LAM’s Editorial Board Members - Prof. Kemao Qian from Nanyang Technological University, and Prof. Nikolay V. Petrov from ITMO – at ICAMPM2023
Prof. Bai, Prof. Osten, Dr. Ding and Prof. Stephan Reichelt from University of Stuttgart, Prof. Wei Wang from Heriot-Watt University
With more opening chances in the post-pandemic world, Light Publishing Group will continue to promote the influence of its branded journals and build up a better platform for optics community.