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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…

April 3, 2020 admin

Congratulations to Vinod BAJAJ, ESR at TU Delft currently on an 18 months industrial secondment to NOKIA Bell LAbs in Stuttgart, Germany, of having his latest paper published as first author.Entitled ‘Exact NFDM Transmission in the Presence of Fiber-Loss‘, and authored by Vinod Bajaj (TUD and NBL), Shrinivas Chimmalgi (TUD), Vahid Aref (NBL) and Sander…

February 24, 2020 admin

On 24 Feb 2020 Christiane, Project Manger of FONTE-EID, lead an Outreach Activity aimed at student in two photonics-related ERASMUS MUNDUS JOINT MASTERS DEGREE (EMJMD) programmes:     SMARTNET, coordinated by Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies (AiPT) at Aston University, is a collaborative two-year (120 ECTs) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees programme with the goal to…

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 11, 2020 admin

ESRs at AiPT, including FONTE’s own Vladislav Neskorniuk, are members of Brum-AI, an award-winning meetup Group (winning the Silicon Canal award for best tech meetup in 2019!) in Birmingham (‘Brum’). There are monthly sessions with talks and discussions about all things related to Artificial Inteligence: • Artificial Intelligence · • Natural Language Processing · •…

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…