Dr. Tom Hausken
OSA Industry Development Associates
TitleSenior Engineering Advisor
FPC PositionNon-Voting Board Member
With over 40 years in optoelectronics, Dr. Hausken focuses on industry content at OSA—The Optical Society—as Senior Industry Advisor. This includes OIDA (OSA Industry Development Associates, a trade association within OSA), where he also held a position earlier in his career. For 13 years until 2012, Dr. Hausken led market research and strategy consulting for lasers, image sensors, and a range of other photonic products at Strategies Unlimited. He was also a telecom policy analyst at the U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, and held R&D and production positions at Alcatel and Texas Instruments in photonics and electronics. He has a PhD from the University of California at Santa Barbara, in optoelectronics.