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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: https://bit.ly/2RzEoPX

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. https://youtu.be/Tl-Rqwm1Qxw?t=3822

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…

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…