Dr. Amin Abbasi finished his PhD degrees in ultra-high-speed directly modulated DFB lasers at Ghent University/imec. He continued his research at imec/UGent on 100 Gb/s single-channel EAM modulators until 2017. Afterwards, he joined AntwerpSpace/OHB as photonic team leader to explore microwave photonics for satellite communication. Currently, he’s senior business development manager at imec, covering imec’s SiN/Si 200- and 300mm photonic platforms for sensing, communication, AR/VR and quantum applications. He has (co-)authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications.