Dr Maria Chernysheva

Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies (AIPT)

Dr Maria Chernysheva

Position:Marie S.-Curie Research Fellow 
Room: NW102
Phone: 0121 204XXXX

  • 2010-2014 PhD in Laser Physics at the Fiber Optics Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 2005-2010 Engineer degree, Hons, Far Eastern State Transportation University, Khabarovsk, Russia (analogue of MS)
  • 2005-2009 B.Tech, Hons, Far Eastern State Transportation University, Khabarovsk, Russia


  • 2017- current Engineering for Development Research Fellow, Aston University 
  • 2016-2017 Marie S.-Curie Research Fellow, Aston University
  • 2015-2016 Research Associate in Mode-locked fibre lasers, Aston University
  • 2012-2014 Research-Assistant, Fiber Optic Research Center Russian Academy of Sciences


  • 2016 - Tutor, SE11EM - Transition mathematics for Engineers 
  • 2017 - Tutor, EE401B – Digital transmission for BEng Communications Engineering 
  • 2017 – Tutor, EE3DRT – Digital transmission for MSc Telecommunications Systems 
  • 2017 - Tutor ME11EM - Engineering Mathematics I 


Mid-IR fibre lasers and applications, ultrafast fibre lasers and amplifiers, nanomaterial based saturable absorbers.

  • 2016 - 2017 Marie Curie Individual Fellowship , Horizon2020
  • 2017- date Engineering for Development Research Fellowship, Royal Academy of Engineering and Global Challenges Research Fund


Reviewer of:

  • Nature Springer Publishing Group (Scientific Reports, Applied Physics B),
  • IEEE (Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics and Photonics Technology Letters),
  • OSA (Optics Letters, Optics Express, JOSA B, Applied Optics),
  • IOP (Quantum Electronics, Laser Physics Letters),
  • IET (The Journal of Engineering)


- Representative for the Academic and Research sub-group for the Athena SWAN charter at Aston University

OSA member