Author: christiane

March 7, 2022 christiane

The FONTE consortium is joining forces with the Aston Optica / SPIE / IEEE Student Chapter, organising an all-day Round Table Event, to commemorate International Women’s Week (7-11 March 2022), and celebrating Women in STEM Careers. The hybrid event (on-site at Aston University and online) features speakers, across genders, talking about their personal experience in moving…

June 12, 2021 christiane

In May 2021 Francesco Da Ros, FONTE Consortium Member and Senior researcher at DTU Fotonik, was selected Optical Society (OSA) Ambassador to mentor and inspire the next generation of students and early career professionals in the global optics and photonics community. READ MORE:

June 4, 2021 christiane

On 4 Jun 2021 Francesco Da Ros (DTU) was invited Plenary speaker at ‘SBFoton International Optics and Photonics Conference (IOPC) 2021’ In addition, Stenio M.Ranzini (DTU and NBL) was a member of the Conference’s Technical Committee.

May 18, 2021 christiane

The Student Chapter at Aston University and inparticular AiPT student members of SPIE, celebrates the Interntional Day of Light with ‘Illuminate‘, series of mini-events around campus.

March 24, 2021 christiane

The COVID-19 pandemic rages across the world for over a year already, restricting many face-to-face activities in FONTE and other projects. Nevertheless, on 24 March 2021 FONTE ESRs Stenio and Vladislav, together with the Project Manger lead an online Outreach Activity with 95 invited MSc student in three photonics-related ERASMUS MUNDUS JOINT MASTERS DEGREE (EMJMD)…

September 8, 2020 christiane

Only a few months ago we would never have imagined the shape of the world today. We can hardly remember the times pre-COVID, when going to an international conference was considered one of the perks of working in science. Instead, in the COVID-dictated socially distant new world, we reduce our carbon footprint to next-to-nothing and…

February 14, 2020 christiane

It’s Valentine Day 14 Feb 2020 and FONTE’s ESR1 Vadislav ‘Vlad’  Neskorniuk is spreading his love for Science, Technology and all things Optics.Together with Aleksandr ‘Sasha’ Donodin (ESR in WON-ETN; and Pavel Skvortcov, our three PhD students from Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies/Aston University are spending a day at a Birmingham Primary School with…

February 10, 2020 christiane

Congratulations!Dr. Francesco Da Ros (DTU Photonics, Technical University of Denmark), Member of the FONTE project and co-supervisor of ESR3 Stenio Ranzini (DTU and Nokia Bell Labs), has been awarded one of only 15 coveted Villum Young Investigators grants from the Velux Foundations for his project proposal Optical Processing Unit for high-speed AI systems (OPTIC-AI). Supporting…

January 9, 2020 christiane

With FONTE’s ESRs starting to go off to conferences presenting posters of their early results, here is a tale and some advice from no lesser than the renown SCIENCE Magazine, published in the November 2019 edition.

December 9, 2019 christiane

On 25-26 Nov 2019 Microsoft Research (MSR) in Cambridge, UK organized a workshop where PhD students working on topics relevant to the next-generation cloud infrastructure in Europe were invited to participate. During this two-day workshop, the students had the opportunity to present their work to Microsoft researchers, learn about the research Microsoft is doing in…