Organisation

Photonics Finland has 300 members including about 55 corporate members. There are 7 workgroups for them. The activities are coordinated by the board and executive director Juha Purmonen, who also acts as secretary.

Board
Chairman Jyrki Saarinen, Institute of Photonics, Joensuu
Vice Chairman Niklas Saxen, Edmund Optics Ltd.
Veli-Pekka Leppänen, Nanocomp Ltd. (vice member Samuli Siitonen, Nanocomp Ltd.)
Timo Vuorenpää, Senop Ltd. (vice member Jyrki Huttunen, Oplatek Group Ltd.)
Ulla Haapanen, Modulight Ltd. (vice member Lasse Orsila, Modulight Ltd.)
Samuli Laukkanen, Vaisala Plc. (vice member Markku Vainio, HY)
Antti Isomäki, Helsinki University (vice member Jouko Korppi-Tommola, JY)
Juha Toivonen, Tampere University of Technology member (vice member Mikko Huttunen, TUT)
Kim Grundström, Kimmy Photonics Ltd. (vice member Pekka Hänninen, University of Turku)
Anna Rissanen, Technical Research Center of Finland member (vice member Kimmo Keränen, VTT Ltd.)

Scientific Advisory Board
Chairman Professor Mircea Guina, Tampere University of Technology
Dr. Timo Aalto, VTT Otaniemi, Espoo
Professor Tapio Fabritius, University of Oulu
Professor Janne Ihalainen, University of Jyväskylä
Professor Pekka Hänninen, University of Turku
Dr. Risto Oikari, Cemis, Kajaani
Professor Antti Salminen, Lappeenranta University of Technology
Professor Zhipei Sun, Aalto University, Espoo
Professor Pasi Vahimaa, Institute of Photonics, UEF, Joensuu
University Researcher Tom Kuusela, University of Turku
Professor Lauri Halonen, University of Helsinki
Research Professor Pentti Karioja, VTT Oulu