October 27Plenary Speaker (Photo, Name, Affiliation and Short Biography)

Prof. Masateru Taniguchi, Osaka Univ., Japan
Paper Title: An artificial intelligence nanopore platform for infectious virus detection
Short Biography: Masateru Taniguchi, Ph.D., is Professor of Bionanotechnology, the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University. He obtained a Ph.D. in structures and physical properties of organic molecular conductors from Kyoto University in 2001. He then became a postdoc in the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research in Osaka University. In 2002, he became an assistant professor in Osaka University. In 2007, he became a researcher of PRESTO (Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology), Japan Science and Technology Agency. He worked as an associate professor at Osaka University (2008-2011). His current research interests include single-molecule science and single-molecule technologies.

Prof. Patrick Naulleau, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Paper Title: Patterning at the atomic scale, can EUV get us there?
Short Biography: Patrick Naulleau received B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Following graduate school, Dr. Naulleau joined Berkeley Lab on the EUV LLC program building the world's first EUV scanner. In 2010 Dr. Naulleau became Director of the Center for X-ray Optics at Berkeley Lab. Dr. Naulleau has over 350 publications and 19 Patents and is a Fellow of OSA and SPIE.

Dr. Vivek Singh, NVIDIA, USA
Paper Title; Computational Lithography: Accelerating the Future
Short Biography: Vivek Singh currently works as Vice President, Advanced Technology Group, NVIDIA. He previously worked at Intel Corporation for 27 years, serving as an Intel Fellow and Director of the Computational Imaging Department from 2008 to 2020. His teams have delivered massively distributed software platforms at scale, deploying leading edge solutions in domains as varied as diffractive optics, microscopic pattern recognition, and chip design. Singh is an SPIE Fellow, and has served as President of the Lithography Workshop and as Honorary Visiting Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He was the founding member, as well as Chair, of the DFM conference in SPIE. He has 55 patents and has published over 50 technical papers. Singh graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi with a bachelor's in chemical engineering. He earned a master's degree in chemical engineering, a Ph.D. minor in electrical engineering, and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, all from Stanford University.