AIPT seminars and events

The Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies runs a series of internal and external seminars. The seminars cover a range of topics, from experimental and theoretical problems of photonics to industrial applications. People from outside the University are welcome to attend the seminar series.   

Upcoming seminars and events                        

Presenter: Professor Susan Stepney, University of York
Title: Non-standard computation (neural, biochemical, nanomolecular, evolutionary methods), non-von-Neumann architectures, quantum computing, artificial life, and artificial immune systems.
Time: 12pm, 19th March 2019
Venue: North Wing 708

Recent seminars and events                                         

Presenter: Prof Alexander Giles Davies, Prof of Electronic and Photonic Engineering and Pro-Dean for Research and Innovation for the Faculty of Engineering, University of Leeds
Title: Terahertz technology: from devices to applications

Presenter: Dr Arnold Mattheus, Telekom Germany GmbH
Title: Different paths of fibre-optical network evolution and related technology innovation 

Dr Miguel Navarro-Cía,University of Birmingham
Title:  THz spectroscopy and imaging for technology development

Prof. Arnaud Mussot, Laboratoire PHLAM, Université de Lille, France
Title: Symmetry breaking of the Fermi Pasta Ulam recurence in optical fibers : a new setup for an old problem 

AIPT seminar – 2 talks
1st talk 
Presenter: Limin Tong, College of Optical Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Title: Microfibre Optics for Nonlinear and Active Device Applications

2nd  talk 
Presenter: Xin Guo, College of Optical Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Title: Optical Microfibre Coupled Nanoplasmonics 

Prof. Steve Furber, School of Computer Science,The University of Manchester 
Title: The SpiNNaker Project 

Dr.Pavel Cheben, National Research Council of Canada
Title: Metamaterial integrated photonics 

Prof. Geert Van Steenberge, Ghent University
Title: Printed photonics 

Prof. Dr. Martin M. Roth, Leibniz Institut für Astrophysik
Title:The “Golden Era” of Astrophysics and the case for Astrophotonics 

Prof. Alexander Rubenchik, the  Lawrence Livermore National laboratory 
Title: Scaling laws for the additive manufacturing 

Prof. Jacob Scheuer, Tel-Aviv University
Title: High-Q cavities and Lasers using Soft Nano Imprinting Lithography

Prof. Alexander M. Rubenchik, Lawrence Livermore National laboratory, USA
Title: Physics of additive manufacturing. Promises and problems 

Prof. Mauro Fernandes Pereira, Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences
Title: GHz-THz-MIR Sources and Nonlinearities 

Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri, Senior Scientific Officer, Institute for Medical Science and Technology, University of Dundee. Professor of Surgery and Medical Technology, Scuola,Superior Sant’Anna, Pisa Italy
Title: Future of engineered bio-part replacement surgery: potential benefits and risks 

Dr Nikos Pleros,Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Title: Photonics for Disaggregated DataCenter and Computercom Architectures 

Professor Andreas Moeglich, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Title: Structure, Function & Optogenetics of Phytochrome Photoreceptors    

Prof Aneta Stefanovska, Lancaster University
Title: Systems with  time-varying frequencies 

Prof Peter Bienstman, Ghent University/imec, Dept. of Information Technology, Belgium
Title: Photonic reservoir computing: a brain-inspired new paradigm for photonic information processing


Seminar Archive

Seminar Archive