CV: Joyce Poon is a Director at the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Toronto, Honorary Professor in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Technical University of Berlin, and Affiliate Scientist of the Krembil Research Institute in Toronto. She and her team specialize in integrated photonics on silicon for computing, communications, and neurotechnology. Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 2007 and 2003 respectively. B.A.Sc. in Engineering Science (physics option) from the University of Toronto in 2002. Appointed Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2007. Director at the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics since 2018. Fellow of the Optical Society.