About the presenter
Frank Scharf is a SIMULIA Technical Sales Director with a focus on optical applications. Scharf obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany. During his graduate studies, he focused on modeling and simulating the plasma sheath in high intensity discharge lamps. Scharf joined CST Germany in 2008 and transferred to CST of America in 2009.
Eugene Sokolov is a Senior Application Engineer at VPIphotonics. He has over eight years’ experience in the development of market leading PDA products, particularly in the modeling of modern and next generation photonic integrated circuits (PICs), photonic and optoelectronic devices. Sokolov received his MSc. Degree in Physics from Belarusian State University and he is doing his PhD in modeling polarization effects in VCSELs.