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Alan Willner is the University of Southern California’s Steven & Kathryn Sample Chaired Professor of Engineering and a noted expert in optical communications, signal processing, networks and fiber optics. But it is his role as a passionate advocate for photonics that has been drawing recent notice. Willner was critical in driving the formation of the U.S. National Photonics Initiative (NPI).
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