Dr Mykhaylo Dubov

Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies (AIPT)

Mykhaylo Dubov
Mykhaylo Dubov is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Aston, Birmingham, UK. He has been part of the Photonics Research group since 2001. Prior to that, he carried out research at the National Academy of Science of Ukraine.

Position:Research Fellow
Room: NW313
Phone: 0121 204 3504

  • PhD in Direct Femtosecond Laser Inscription in Transparent Dielectrics from Aston University, Birmingham.
  • MSc in Physics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
  • Distance-teaching School (Physics and Math tutor).
  • PhD students supervising since 2003.
  • 2013-2015 Tutor on Engineering Math module (SE12M), occasionally some labs and tutorials (e.g. Modulation formats Labs, MATLAB and other).


  • Lasers: laser-matter interaction; ultrafast lasers micro-fabrication in transparent dielectrics; optoelectronics; planar and fibre optic devices and sensors
  • Optical Microscopy: Scanning Electron Microscopy and microprobe analysis
  • Semiconductor Laser Diodes
  • Laser Resonance-Ionisation Mass Spectrometry; Optical Spectroscopy
  • Optics; Diffractive Optics Elements; thin film devices; Laser Wavelength-Meters
  • 2012-2016 Grating and waveguide plasmonic sensors (EPSRC) - current
  • 2011-2013 “Nonlinear waveguide-based all-optical waveform generators” (The Leverhulme Trust) – the last completed
  • 2008-2010 “Measurement of the Transient Spatial Profiles of Refractive Index and Lattice Temperature during Femtosecond Pulse Inscription in Fused Silica” (EPSRC)
  • 2006-2009 “Femtosecond Micro-fabrication of Photonic Devices” (EPSRC)
  • 2003-2006 “Laser processing of materials for photonic waveguides and circuits” (LASEWAVE) (DTI-EPSRC LINK project)
  • Mr Huseyin Karakuzu (2013-on )
  • Mr Teerawat Piromjitpong (2016- on)


Available to supervise PhD students: 

  • femtosecond laser direct micro-fabrication technologies, 
  • and other areas of interest - see list above.


  • Optical Society of America (OSA)
  • European Physical Society (EPS)
  • International Society for Optical Engineers (SPIE)