Seminars 2015

The Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies runs a series of internal and external seminars.  The seminars cover a range of topics, from experimental and theoretical problems of photonics to industrial applications. People from outside the University are welcome to attend the seminar series.    

UPCOMING SEMINARS                                  

Prof. Yuri Kivshar, Nonlinear Physics Center, Australian National University, Canberra
Title: Recent progress in metamaterial and nanophotonics from Down Under 
27 April 2015, 11 am

Dr Murilo Baptista, University of Aberdeen, ICSMB
Title: The physics of information transmission in complex networks and applications
28 April 2015, 11 am

Dr. Marc Eberhard, Aston University
Title: Massively Parallel Optical Communication System Simulator
1 May 2015,11 am

Dr. Ekaterina Golovchenko, Fellow at TE Connectivity Ltd
Title: Wearable technology - next frontier in connectivity solutions
7 May 2015, 11 am

 RECENT SEMINARS                                   

Dr. Alexander Szameit, Institute of Applied Physics,Friedrich Schiller University Jena,Germany
Title: Integrated optical circuits for classical and quantum light 
2 April 2015, 11am

Prof. Martin Cryan
Title:  Optical and microwave beamshaping using surface plasmons, plasmas and phase change materials 
30 March 2015, 3pm

Prof Sven Hoefling from, University of Wuerzburg and  University of St. Andrews
Title: Mid-infrared Heterostructure Semiconductor Lasers
25 March 2015,11am

Dr. Jordi Soriano Fradera, Neurophysics Lab, Barcelona, Spain
Title: Neuronal cultures as model systems: exploring open questions in physics and medicine
17 March 2015, 11am

Prof. Boris N.Chichkov, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.,Nanotechnology Department,Germany
Title: 3D Nanoengineering and laser printing  
13 March 2015, 11am

Dr. Jinlong Wei, ADVA Optical Networking
Title: Cost and Energy Efficient Optical Links for Data Centre Interconnects 
23 February 2015, 11am

Dr.Alexander Legand, Nanoscribe GmnH,Germany
Title: 3D µ-Printing by Direct Laser Writing 
13 February 2015

AIPT Theoretical Seminar
Prof. Valentin Freilikher, Department of Physics Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Title:Total disorder as an alternative to perfect periodicity
06 February 2015, 11 am 

Prof.Richard Hogg,Electronic and Electrical Department, University of Sheffield
Title: Coherently coupled photonic crystal surface emitting lasers 
29 January 2015,11am 

Dr. Jeroen Nijhof, Photonics Modelling for Ericsson Telecommunications,Italy
Title: DWDM Network Design and Software Defined Networking
28 January 2015, 11am

Prof. Paulo Andre, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Title: Optical/Photonic components for sensing, energy and communications 
7 January 2015, 2.30pm 

Contact us

If you would like to give a talk, or just need more information about seminars, please email Dr Naoise MacSuibhne at 

Seminars archive

Seminars archive

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