Srikanth Sugavanam

Srikanth Sugavanam




Room number

North Wing 715


Qualifications & Education

  • 2003-2005 -B.Sc. Physics Hons., Calcutta University

  • 2005-2008 - B.Tech Optics and Optoelectronics, Department of Applied Optics and Photonics, Calcutta University

  • 2008-2009 - MS Optics and Optomechatronics, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland (Erasmus Mundus OpSciTech Programme)

  • 2009-2010 - MS Photonics, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany (Erasmus Mundus OpSciTech Programme)
  • 2011-Present - Research student, Photonics Research Group, Aston University, Birmingham, UK


November 2010-June 2011, Research Internship at the Institute of Applied Physics, Jena (2010-2011)

Research interests

Fiber lasers, metamaterials, nanophotonics

Membership of Professional Bodies

APS student member

Selected publications

A. Chipouline, S. Sugavanam, V.A. Fedotov, and A.E. Nikolaenko, "Analytical model for active metamaterials with quantum ingredients," J. Opt. 14, 114005 (2012).

Chipouline, A., Sugavanam, S., Fedotov, V.A., Nikolaenko, A.E., Pertsch, T., “Analytical Model for nonlinear response of carbon nanotubes  enhanced by a plasmonic  metamaterial”, arXiv:1108.2646v2

S. Sugavanam, "The physics of rings", Journal of the MP Birla Planetarium, March 2006

Conference proceedings

S. Sugavanam, N. Tarasov, D. Churkin, and S. Turitsyn, "Narrow-band Radiation in the Random Distributed Feedback Fiber Laser," in European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper P7.01, http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?uri=ECEOC-2012-P7.01

Book chapters

A. Chipouline, S. Sugavanam, J. Petschulat, and T. Pertsch, "Extension of the Multipole Approach to Random Metamaterials," Adv. OptoElectron. 2012, 161402 (2012).

Other interests




Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research