Author: christiane

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; https://won.astonphotonics.uk) 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. https://science.sciencemag.org/content/366/6466/766

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…

November 27, 2019 christiane No comments exist

On 25th November 2019 FONTEs ESR Vinod participated in the Bell Labs Students’ Day, one of three annual outreach and dissemination Nokia Innovation Days organised by FONTE’s industrial Partner Nokia Bell Labs, Stuttgart.Nokia Innovation Days are special customized for Nokia’s Academic Partners and for all students, who are interested to see the real life in…

October 25, 2019 christiane No comments exist

Another Outreach Activity completed!Stenio participated in the DTU Project Day (https://www.fotonik.dtu.dk/english/education-ny/dtu-project-day-2019), representing the Machine Learning in Photonics Systems group. Speaking to a mixed audience of mainly to high school student from different backgrounds, Stenio was able to explain his research to an interested audience. The event at the DTU Fotonicks Department was well attended (and…

October 11, 2019 christiane No comments exist

Stenio has been involved in a major public outreach event at DTU and Copenhagen. ‘Cultural Night‘ (https://www.kulturnatten.dk/en/Culture-night) is one of Copenhagen’s most attended cultural events. with 69.000 cultural passes being sold for this year’s event, Culture Night has the potential to reach a very large audience of local families.. More than 250 museums, theatres, libraries,…

October 9, 2019 christiane No comments exist

FONTEs ESR Vladislav is part of the Aston team at Photonex Europe 2019 (9—10 October 2019; Coventry, UK), one of the UK’s premier events dedicated to photonics, imaging, lasers and optical technologies from pure research to development of bespoke advanced user solutions. This annual 2-day event in Coventry presents an important opportunity for AiPT to…

July 2, 2019 christiane No comments exist

1 Jul 2019First Year Network Meeting and Workshop38oC in Stuttgart today, but it didn’t preventing us from having a hugely productive First Year Network Meeting and Workshop at FONTE’s Industrial Partner Nokia Bell Labs. All ESRs were able to hone their presentation skills and  improve on their public speaking competency. Their presentations detailing scientific progress,…

April 2, 2019 christiane No comments exist

FONTE is co-organising the symposium  ‘Machine Learning in Photonics’, to be held at PHOTONICA2019 (University of Belgrade, Serbia, 26-30 Aug 20190). Among the speakers is FONTE’s own Darko Zibar (DTU).