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Workshop Agenda


Registration, reception, coffee/lunch sessions, and the workshop lectures will be held at the Adrian Cadbury Lecture Theatre, Aston Business School, within the Aston University campus.

Poster/mixer session on the 6th October, 1700 onwards will be held at MB652, Main Building, Aston University. 


 6th October 2015  

08:30 - 09:30       
Registration & Reception 

09:30 - 10:00       Inaugural session
                              Prof. PAUL MAROPOULOS / Pro-Vice Chancellor, Research and Enterprise, Aston University
                              Prof. DAVID WEBB / AIPT, Aston University
                               Introduction to Research activities at AIPT and Aston University

10:00 - 11:00       Prof. MANIJEH RASEGHI
/ Northwestern University, USA 
                             Developing better light sources with band structure engineering

11:00 - 11:30       
--- Coffee Break ---

11:30 - 12:30
        Prof. BORIS CHICHKOV / Laser Zentrum, Hannover, Germany
                              3D Nanoengineering and Laser printing

12:30 - 14:00       --- Lunch Break (time to prepare posters) ---

14:00 - 15:00       Prof. RICHARD PENTY/ University of Cambridge,UK
                               Low Energy Photonic Switches for Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Data Centres

15:00 - 16:00       Prof. ALEXANDER SZAMEIT / Institute of Applied Physics, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena
                              Topological photonics

16:00 - 17:00       Prof. IAN WALMSLEY/ University of Oxford, United Kingdom
                               Building large quantum states out of light 
  

17:00 - 19:00       Poster session/mixer session/discussions with Professors + buffet dinner 

 

 

 7th October 2015
9:00 - 9:30         --- Coffee Break ---

9:30 - 10:30
     
Prof. YURI KIVSHAR / Australian National University, Canberra 
                              Recent advances in optical metamaterials 
 


10:30 - 11:30    Prof. PAUL FRENCH /Imperial College London, UK

                             Fluorescence lifetime imaging for high content analysis - from automated microscopy                                                  to tomography and endoscopy.

11:30 - 12:00       --- Coffee Break ---

12:00 - 13:00      ANDREW LOWE / Hexagon Metrology UK
                           Light at the heart of measurement
 
13:00 - 14:30  
    Lunch Session and Group photo


14:30 - 15:30      
Prof. Sir DAVID PAYNE / Optoelectronics Research Centre, Southampton 
                              Lighting up the world

15:30 - 16:00      Best student poster award.